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Corporations

Joe Biden (D)

• Raise the corporate tax rate from 21% to 28%
• Hold corporations accountable in terms of worker's rights and privileges
• Reduce tax breaks given to top executives in companies
• Supports investigating big tech companies first to determine further actions
• Strengthen enforcement of antitrust laws to protect small and medium-sized farmers
• Expand access to credit for small businesses
• Will not accept corporate PAC, lobbyist, or fossil fuel industry donations for his campaign

Michael Bloomberg (D)

• Will not accept corporate PAC, lobbyist, or fossil fuel industry donations for his campaign

Pete Buttigieg (D)

• Pass strict regulations on predatory lenders
• Strengthen antitrust standards
• Supports protection of rights over your own data
• Empower the FTC to intervene in anti-competitive behavior among tech companies, such as by blocking mergers
• Will not accept corporate PAC, lobbyist, or fossil fuel industry donations for his campaign

Tulsi Gabbard (D)

• Target offshore tax havens and other methods used by corporations to reduce their U.S. tax liabilities
• Supports breaking up big tech companies like Google and Facebook
• Will not accept PAC, lobbyist, or fossil fuel industry donations for her campaign

Amy Klobuchar (D)

• Raise the corporate tax rate from 21% to 25%
• Close loopholes that encourage U.S. companies to move jobs and operations overseas
• Establish a financial risk fee on largest banks
• Renew efforts to prevent another financial crisis by restoring the stature of the Office of Financial Research
• Prosecute payday lenders that engage in predatory practices
• Companies should be taxed for sharing user data, with the revenue being returned to citizens as a dividend
• Will not accept corporate PAC, lobbyist, or fossil fuel industry donations for her campaign
• Supports regulating Facebook's data practices
• Supports investigating big tech companies first to determine further actions
• Strengthen antitrust legislation relating to agricultural monopolies and mergers
• Require tech platforms to disclose more information about who's purchasing political ads online
• Require publicly traded companies to disclose all political spending over $10,000 to their shareholders

Bernie Sanders (D)

• Place an extra tax on companies that pay their top executives over 50 times more than their typical workers
• Target offshore tax havens and other methods used by corporations to reduce their U.S. tax liabilities
• End subsidies to large corporations
• In favor of breaking up big banks and big tech
• Close tax loopholes that benefit the wealthy and large corporations
• Support small and medium American businesses by providing them with the low-interest loans
• Will not accept corporate PAC or fossil fuel industry donations for his campaign
• Break up big agriculture monopolies

Tom Steyer (D)

• Harness innovation and promote competition by reviewing and enforcing existing — and
considering new — antitrust regulations
• Supports decreasing the power that corporations have over politics
• Close tax loopholes for corporations
• Will not accept corporate PAC or fossil fuel industry donations for his campaign
• Should not violate the right to clean air and water for self-profit

Donald Trump (R)

• Wants to prevent companies from leaving the U.S.
• Cut corporate tax rate from 35% to 21%
• Supports breaking up and fining big tech companies
• Will accept PAC donations for his campaign

Joe Walsh (R)

• Favors cutting the corporate tax rate

Elizabeth Warren (D)

• Trickle-down economics does not exist and overturns the working regulations that FDR put in place
• Empower state and federal regulators to punish executives found liable for privacy violations
• Impose a 7% tax on corporate profits over $100 million
• Supports breaking up and regulating big tech companies like Google and Facebook
• Break up big agriculture monopolies
• Legally require big American corporations to focus on the long-term interests of all of their stakeholders — including workers — rather than on the short-term financial interests of investors
• Will not accept corporate PAC, lobbyist, or fossil fuel industry donations for her campaign
• Supports artificial intelligence regulation
• Strengthen rules on capital, liquidity, leverage, and resolution-planning for big banks
• Put private equity firms responsible for the debts and pension obligations of companies they buy
• Eliminate the ability of private equity firms to pay themselves large monitoring fees and limit their ability to pay out dividends to themselves
• Change the tax rules so that private equity firms don’t get favorable tax rates on the debt they put on the companies they buy and on the profits they earn
• Stop corporations from promoting fake research (often funded by undisclosed donors) and hold them accountable for lying to regulators

Bill Weld (R)

• Decrease regulations on corporations
• Will accept PAC donations for his campaign