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Bernie Sanders – Bernie Sanders says Amazon paid no federal income tax in 2017. He's right

The Truth-o-Meter says: True | Bernie Sanders says Amazon paid no federal income tax in 2017. He’s right

The Forbes headline looked pretty good for Amazon chief Jeff Bezos: With the stock soaring, the world’s richest man accrued $9 billion in just two days. U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., offered a different take on the company. "You know what Amazon paid in federal income taxes last year?" Sanders tweeted. "Zero." See Figure 1 on PolitiFact.com We’ve taken a look at a series of exaggerated claims about Amazon in the past. But in this case, Sanders is on the money. Amazon’s 2017 tax return is not public, and a company spokesman did not return …

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