Special Report

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

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4. Charter Communications Inc.
> US federal effective tax rate: -0.2%
> Pre-tax US earnings minus state and local taxes owed: $6 billion
> Current US federal income tax expense: −$12 million

3. American International Group Inc.
> US federal effective tax rate: -2.2%
> Pre-tax US earnings minus state and local taxes owed: $9.8 billion
> Current US federal income tax expense: −$216 million

2. Dow Inc.
> US federal effective tax rate: -3.1%
> Pre-tax US earnings minus state and local taxes owed: $1.5 billion
> Current US federal income tax expense: −$46 million

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1. AT&T Inc.
> US federal effective tax rate: -4.1%
> Pre-tax US earnings minus state and local taxes owed: $29.6 billion
> Current US federal income tax expense: −$1.2 billion

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