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Ben Hallman

If GE Gets Its Way, The U.S. Government Could Lose $62.5 Billion

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 04.01.2014 | Business

When it comes to squeezing big rewards from obscure provisions of the tax code, General Electric leaves nothing to chance. Over the past two years...

Report: GE Keeps Billions Overseas To Avoid Taxes

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 03.11.2013 | Business

The company with the most profits parked overseas is General Electric, according to a new Bloomberg analysis of 83 corporations. GE said in a Feb. ...

A New Spring Trend for Shareholders: Corporate Accountability

Elizabeth Parisian | Posted 06.24.2012 | Chicago
Elizabeth Parisian

GE's federal tax dodging has a significant impact on Chicago's neighborhoods

Breakfast With the One Percent

Sarita Gupta | Posted 06.18.2012 | Business
Sarita Gupta

We are calling on tax-dodging and highly-subsidized corporations to pay their fair share in taxes, to create good jobs in our communities, to reset the housing market and restore our economy, and to keep corporate money out of our democracy.

Alexander Eichler

General Electric Paid A Tiny, Tiny Tax Rate This Decade

HuffingtonPost.com | Alexander Eichler | Posted 03.18.2013 | Business

General Electric again finds itself the focus of a politically-charged battle over corporate taxes. A new analysis of the mega-corporation's tax f...

America Is GE's Tax Haven

Reuters | David Cay Johnston | Posted 10.24.2011 | Business

Washington politicians say high corporate tax rates are driving U.S. companies to invest offshore where tax rates are lower. But that is not General E...

The Tax Man Cometh -- Just Not for Everybody

Leo Hindery, Jr. | Posted 06.12.2011 | Business
Leo Hindery, Jr.

Tax avoidance becomes inappropriate when it is the nation's major corporations that, through the efforts of their lobbyists, become the architects of the very tax avoidance schemes that they then take advantage of.

Corporate Citizenship Should Include Paying Taxes

Andrew Winston | Posted 06.11.2011 | Business
Andrew Winston

GE is not a bad guy for maximizing profits. Their actions are not illegal, or even immoral probably. But they are unfortunate, and reduce the value of a great American company.

Setting The Record Straight On GE's Taxes

ProPublica | Posted 06.04.2011 | Business

There's a heated debate over General Electric's taxes in places ranging from the front page of the New York Times to the blogosphere to, of all places...

Sam Stein

Jay Carney On GE's Zero Income Tax Payments: One Might Say 'What The Heck'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House Press Secretary Jay Carney acknowledged once more on Thursday that average Americans would be confused, if not appalled, by ...

Twitter Parody Account Mocks GE's Creative Accounting

Posted 05.30.2011 | Comedy

After a New York Times story reported that due to some creative accounting, General Electric paid $0 in American taxes in 2010, GE's most prominent de...

Is NBC News Ducking Story About Parent Company?

The Washington Post | Paul Farhi, Tuesday, March 29, 8:24 PM | Posted 05.30.2011 | Media

It's the kind of accountability journalism that makes readers raise an eyebrow, if it doesn't raise their blood pressure first. General Electric Co., ...

WATCH: Jon Stewart Rips GE, Obama Over Taxes

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.29.2011 | Comedy

On Monday night's "Daily Show," Jon Stewart did another edition of his "I Give Up" series in regards to the recent news about GE not paying any federa...

GE: Forget CSR, Pay Your Taxes

Margaret Heffernan | Posted 05.28.2011 | Business
Margaret Heffernan

It seems to me that before we start celebrating corporate social responsibility, we should require of our corporations that they do one basic thing: they should pay their taxes.

GE's Twitter Campaign Against The New York Times

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.28.2011 | Technology

After a damning New York Times story accusing General Electric of having paid $0 in American taxes despite $5.2 billion in domestic revenue, the compa...

Plutocracy: GE Doesn't Pay Taxes -- Taxpayers Pay GE

Dave Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dave Johnson

Not only did GE, the highly-profitable recipient of federal contracts and bailout money, not pay taxes, we paid them $3.2 billion.

GE's U.S. Tax Bill? Zero

nytimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The company reported worldwide profits of $14.2 billion, and said $5.1 billion of the total came from its operations in the United States. Its Americ...