Parents protest Comcast’s Delaware tax loophole

    Local parents and other Philadelphians will gather outside the Comcast Center today at 4 to protest the media giant’s Delaware tax loophole, which parents say contributes to Pennsylvania’s education cuts.

     

    “By incorporating its subsidiaries in Delaware and other states to avoid Pennsylvania state taxes, Comcast is depriving Pennsylvania of much-needed revenue, leading to proposed cuts to full-day kindergarten, art, music and other elective courses and after school activities, including sports programs for middle and high school students,” says a release from Service Employees International Union Local 32BJ.

    The event coincides with State Rep. Phyllis Mundy’s (D-Luzerne) plans to introduce legislation to close tax loopholes for Comcast and other corporations.

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