Goldman Sachs Group


How Corporations Turn $1 of Political Spending into a $760 Windfall - at Your Expense

Companies that get the most corporate welfare from the government are the ones that do the most political spending.

Just $1 of political spending on campaign donations or lobbying on Capitol Hill produces a whopping return of $760.

Over a six-year period, the most politically active companies received about $4.4 trillion in corporate welfare – about two-thirds of what Americans paid in individual income taxes in the same period.

Here's where your tax dollars are really going...