12:00am

Tue March 13, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

Today on Your Call: What would you change about corporate taxes?

 On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the corporate tax system and President Obama’s plan to overhaul it. How much do corporations pay in taxes? From 2008-2011, 30 major corporations paid no taxes, according to Citizens for Tax Justice. How much should they pay? Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org. What is the economic impact of corporate taxation? What changes would you like to see? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Seth Hanlon, director of fiscal reform at the Center for American Progress

David Cay Johnston, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Reuters columnist, author of the forthcoming, The Fine Print: How Big Companies Abuse 'Plain English' and Other Tricks to Rob You Blind

Web Resources:

Seth Hanlon: Obama’s Corporate Tax Plan Points the Way to Reform

David Cay Johnston, Reuters: Obama’s hamburger problem

Pat Garofalo, Think Progress: 30 Major Corporations Paid No Income Taxes In The Last Three Years, While Making $160 Billion

Citizens for Tax Justice: Corporate Taxpayers and Corporate Tax Dodgers, 2008-2010

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