04/30/2013 10:09 am ET Updated May 01, 2013

8 Outrageous Corporate Tax Breaks

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Even though corporate tax breaks cost the U.S. government billions every year, the particulars of how they work remain a mystery to many Americans. That's why we decided to shed a little bit of light on the process by creating a guide to the big, bad world of tax breaks.

Check out many ways corporations avoid paying taxes below: