[edsanimate_start entry_animation_type= “slideInLeft” entry_delay= “0” entry_duration= “1” entry_timing= “linear” exit_animation_type= “” exit_delay= “” exit_duration= “” exit_timing= “” animation_repeat= “1” keep= “yes” animate_on= “load” scroll_offset= “” custom_css_class= “”]Tech companies don’t pay their taxes. Together, Amazon, Facebook, Google, Netflix, Apple, and Microsoft may have skipped out on over $100 billion in taxes they should have paid since 2010, according to a new report from the UK based tax accreditation organization Fair Tax Mark. That’s enough to pay three million Americans the median per capita annual income, 14 percent of US annual spending on K-12 education, 500,000 US homes, a nearly two-million-foot stack of one dollar bills, 56 million square feet of Manhattan real estate, 50 billion cans of beans, nearly 1 billion years of Netflix… fill in as applies to you.[edsanimate_end]

[edsanimate_start entry_animation_type= “bounceIn” entry_delay= “0” entry_duration= “1” entry_timing= “linear” exit_animation_type= “” exit_delay= “” exit_duration= “” exit_timing= “” animation_repeat= “1” keep= “yes” animate_on= “load” scroll_offset= “” custom_css_class= “”]Generally, about half of what they were ostensibly obligated to pay under corporate tax rates came out of our pockets in subsidies and tax breaks, not to mention the immense stockpiles of cash they’re hoarding in havens in Bermuda, Ireland, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands, to list a few of the locations cited by Fair Tax Mark.[edsanimate_end]

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