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“We recognise this investment will require concessions from all sides—both on the specifics of what’s included as well as how it gets paid for (we’re supportive of a rise in the corporate tax rate),” he said.

His statement gains significance in view of the fact that Biden, while unveiling his infrastructure plan, singled out Amazon for not paying federal taxes.

Citing a 2019 analysis, the US president said Amazon was one of the 91 Fortune 500 companies that did not pay federal income tax in 2018.

“We look forward to Congress and the Administration coming together to find the right, balanced solution that maintains or enhances US competitiveness,” Bezos said in the statement, posted on the company’s website.

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