canada africa partner reservation Manitowoc’s letter supports the Corporate Tax Avoidance Prevention Act

Manitowoc’s letter supports the Corporate Tax Avoidance Prevention Act


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Support the Corporate Tax Evasion Prevention Act

Companies regularly use loopholes and aggressive tax breaks to avoid paying their fair share of taxes, from stashing profits in offshore tax havens like the Cayman Islands to getting tax breaks for shifting jobs abroad.

The 2017 Trump-Republican tax law made this worse by nearly cutting the corporate tax rate in half, which benefited CEOs and wealthy shareholders, not working people.

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, and U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Illinois, have introduced the Corporate Tax Dodging Prevention Act (S. 991 & H.R. 2254), which would close loopholes and ensure that large, profitable corporations pay their fair share of taxes. This new bill would raise more than $2.3 trillion over ten years, enabling investments in working families and communities.

Write to your Senators and tell them to support S. 991 and Representatives to support HR 2254.

Kim Everett


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