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These Are The Companies That Avoid Paying Taxes

50. Mohawk Industries
> U.S. pre-tax income: $87 million
> Federal income tax (including rebates): -$34 million
> Effective tax rate: -38.9%
> Industry: Miscellaneous manufacturing

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48. Ecolab
> U.S. pre-tax income: $95 million
> Federal income tax (including rebates): -$50 million
> Effective tax rate: -52.6%
> Industry: Chemicals

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48. Sanmina-SCI
> U.S. pre-tax income: $95 million
> Federal income tax (including rebates): -$1 million
> Effective tax rate: -1.0%
> Industry: Technology

47. Tutor Perini
> U.S. pre-tax income: $96 million
> Federal income tax (including rebates): -$36 million
> Effective tax rate: -37.7%
> Industry: Engineering and construction

46. Seaboard
> U.S. pre-tax income: $136 million
> Federal income tax (including rebates): -$50 million
> Effective tax rate: -36.8%
> Industry: Food and beverages and tobacco

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