USA.- Jeff Bezos (Amazon) who supports the corporate tax hike proposed by Biden
Madrid, 7 (Europa Press)
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, the magazine ‘Forbes’ considered the world’s richest man, has shown his support for the United States President Joe Biden’s proposal to raise corporate taxes from 21. Current% to 28% to help fund its plan for infrastructure modernization in the United States.
“We support the approach of the Biden Administration,” Bezos said in a statement issued by the multinational company, where he acknowledged that making the necessary investments would require a concession from all aspects, in both aspects. What is included as well as how it is paid (we support an increase in the corporate tax rate). “
In this sense, the businessman has highlighted that both Democrats and Republicans have supported the infrastructure in the past, and confirmed that it is the right time to work together to do so.
“We hope that Congress and the administration come together to find the right and balanced solution that maintains or improves the competitiveness of the United States,” he stressed.
Bezos’ support for the White House proposal comes after US Treasury Secretary, Janet Yellen, emphasized the opportunity for companies to approve the minimum tax level globally, so as to avoid a “negative” situation. .
In this sense, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) yesterday was in favor of the possibility of instituting a minimum tax globally to tax corporations’ profits, while the European Commission believes Yellen’s statements would facilitate a Agreement has been reached on the matter within the OECD.
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