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Romney thinks we should give big oil another $3.8 billion a year in tax breaks via @grist #climate #eco #globalwarming

Romney thinks we should give big oil another $3.8 billion a year in tax breaks via @grist #climate #eco #globalwarming

The world’s five biggest public oil companies—BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil, and Royal Dutch Shell—would keep special tax breaks worth $2.4 billion each year. And by cutting corporate tax rates, the Romney plan could lower the companies’ annual tax bill by another $2.3 billion, based on an analysis of the companies’ tax expense for 2011. The special tax breaks, supplemented by Gov. Romney’s lower corporate rates, could benefit the oil companies by more than $4 billion annually.

Full article: http://grist.org/news/mr-romney-thinks-we-should-give-big...

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