#<p><img class="alignleft wp-image-10105" alt="taxman sheet music" src="http://channeleye.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/taxman-sheet-music.jpg" width="330" height="369" />If you want to know how silly the tax avoidance of US companies has become, you only need to look at Verizon.</p>
<p>It paid its CEO Lowell C. McAdam more than it paid the in U.S. federal income taxes.</p>
<p>According to a study compiled by the Institute for Policy Studies and the Center for Effective Government, which has been denied by Verizon, it was one of seven companies paid their CEO more than they paid in tax, including Boeing, Ford, Chevron, Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase &#38; Co and General Motors Co. <a href="http://channeleye.co.uk/verizon-paid-its-ceo-more-than-it-did-the-taxman/" class="read_more">more&#187;</a></p><div class="feedflare">
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