AT&T, Boeing and Wells Fargo pass tax cut savings to workers
21 December, 2017, 01:13 | Author: Martin Tyler
Soon after Republican lawmakers sent the newly passed tax reform bill to President Donald Trump's desk on Wednesday, AT&T and Boeingannounced that they will issue additional employee bonuses and other investments as a commitment to support the US economy.
"AT&T plans to increase USA capital spending $1 billion and provide $1,000 special bonus to more than 200,000 USA employees", he added, "and that's because of what we did".
In a statement, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson hailed "Congress, working with the President" for taking a "monumental step" that will "create good-paying jobs".
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Under the new plan, the top corporate tax rate in the USA will fall from 35% to 21%. The idea that the new tax cuts will necessarily pay for themselves by generating federal revenue growth is dubious; the idea that the AT&T bonuses might pay for themselves by smoothing the way for merger approval isn't. How's AT&T going to pay for it?
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"As an example of the power structure I'm fighting, AT&T is buying Time Warner and thus CNN, a deal we will not approve in my administration because it's too much concentration of power in the hands of too few", he said during a campaign event in October 2016.
The president suggested other companies would be making similar announcements, saying "We're going to see something that's very special". The company also increased its capital expenditures budget by $1 billion in the US. Boeing, a major defense contractor, gets almost one-quarter of its revenue from the federal government.
In honor of the occasion, AT&T said it would spend $1.2 billion on United States investments and one-time bonuses to employees. "Our announcement today is unrelated to our pending acquisition of Time Warner", a AT&T spokesman told Quartz.
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