On February 17, the President plans to visit a Boeing plant in Washington state to tout his proposed new tax breaks for American manufacturers. This is an odd setting to discuss new tax cuts, because over the past 10 years (2002-11), Boeing has paid nothing in net federal income taxes, despite $32 billion in pretax U.S. profits. A new fact sheet from CTJ explains.
Read the fact sheet.
Photo of Boeing Plant via Jeff McNiell Creative Commons Attribution License 2.0