News Amazon's Jeff Bezos backs Biden's infrastructure plan, supports 'a rise in the corporate tax rate'

by Joshua Davis

“ Amazon’s underquarters in Seattle. (Photo: Amazon) Bezos, who has a net worth of $100 billion, said the company would like to pay its fair share in taxes. “We believe that the United States should have a tax system that is globally competitive,” he said in the statement. “We will continue to advocate for policies that lead to a lower tax rate for American businesses and job creation.” Amazon also supports immigration reform, saying it is important to have “a path to citizenship for Dreamers.” The company also supports a path to citizenship for those who have served in the military. Beehives and beeswax: Amazon’s Bezos back Biden’s infrastructure plan, supports ‘a rise in the corporate tax rate’ Jordan Mendoza, USA TODAY April 6, 2021, 2:54 PM ·2 min read Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos released a statement Tuesday in support of President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan , dubbed the American Jobs Plan. Months before he steps down as the company’s CEO , Bezos said Democrats and Republicans have supported infrastructure plans and now is the right time to get something “that maintains or enhances U.S. competitiveness.” “We support the Biden Administration’s focus on making bold investments in American infrastructure,” Bezos said in the statement posted on Amazon’s website . “We look forward to Congress and the Administration coming together to find the right, balanced solution.” Biden said last week that the infrastructure plan, “are investments we have to make.” The $2 trillion plan aims to not only rebuild … Read more at USA TODAY · by Jordan Mendoza · Read more from Source

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