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Note to CEOs: Stand By Your Tax Returns

By ThinkProgress  

"Note to CEOs: Stand By Your Tax Returns"

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For years, corporations have fought controversial battles to gain the same legal rights as citizens. But now, having been largely successful, they want to evade the responsibilities that come with those rights. As the Wall Street Journal reports, Corporate America is fighting a proposal to force CEOs to officially certify their companies’ tax returns. It’s a commonsense measure: if citizens can be held liable for falsifying their tax returns, so should corporations and their executives. That kind of responsibility might force companies to be more honest, and stop ripping off America by evading taxes.

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