Some U.s. Firms Paid More To Ceos Than Taxes: Study

Some U.S. firms paid more to CEOs than taxes: study

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Twenty-five of the 100 highest paid U.S. CEOs earned more last year than their companies paid in federal income tax, a pay study said on Wednesday.

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