Special Report

19 Big Companies That Paid Almost Nothing - or Nothing at All - in Taxes in 2021

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9. Exxon Mobil Corp.
> US federal effective tax rate: 2.8%
> Pre-tax US earnings minus state and local taxes owed: $9.3 billion
> Current US federal income tax expense: $262 million

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8. Chevron Corp.
> US federal effective tax rate: 1.8%
> Pre-tax US earnings minus state and local taxes owed: $9.5 billion
> Current US federal income tax expense: $174 million

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7. MetLife Inc.
> US federal effective tax rate: 1.3%
> Pre-tax US earnings minus state and local taxes owed: $4.8 billion
> Current US federal income tax expense: $62 million

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6. Ford Motor Co.
> US federal effective tax rate: 1.0%
> Pre-tax US earnings minus state and local taxes owed: $10 billion
> Current US federal income tax expense: $102 million

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5. General Motors Co.
> US federal effective tax rate: 0.2%
> Pre-tax US earnings minus state and local taxes owed: $9.4 billion
> Current US federal income tax expense: $20 million

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