Quartz: Amazon’s $5 billion discount: See all its tax cuts and other US subsidies
Amazon, a trillon-dollar company, has received at least $5 billion in US-based tax breaks and other subsidies, according to data from Good Jobs First, a nonprofit that finds and tracks agreements between the company and state and local governments.
“The $5.1 billion is only the tip of the iceberg, because there’s more money that we just don’t know about,” said Kasia Tarczynska, a senior research analyst at Good Jobs First. Since Amazon isn’t required to disclose this information, researchers only know about the subsidies they can find in public documents and the media.
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