• Lyft President joins Amazon in supporting a higher corporate tax rate to pay for Biden's $2 trillion infrastructure plan

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Lyft's John Zimmer in New Orleans in 2018.
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    Lyft cofounder John Zimmer voiced support for Biden's $2 trillion infrastructure plan.
    He also backed the proposed 28% corporate tax rate that would help fund it.
    Lyft is now one of the first public companies to support the increased taxes, joining Amazon.
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    Lyft president and cofounder John Zimmer voiced his support for President Joe Biden's proposed 28% corporate tax rate in an interview with CNN Wednesday. He called the increased rate a "smart investment...
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  • Nearly 500 new billionaires joined the ranks of Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk last year as the world's richest became $5 trillion richer

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    From left: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos; Tesla CEO Elon Musk; LVMH CEO Bernard Arnault; and Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates.
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    The world's richest are $5 trillion richer than they were one year ago, according to Forbes.
    Executives like Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and Bernard Arnault all saw massive gains amid the pandemic.
    Meanwhile, 2020 was a period of economic uncertainty and job losses for millions of people.
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