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Personal, Corporate Tax Schemes Attract Scrutiny

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Personal, Corporate Tax Schemes Attract Scrutiny

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Personal, Corporate Tax Schemes Attract Scrutiny

Personal, Corporate Tax Schemes Attract Scrutiny

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Congressional investigators looking into the Enron scandal say the company aggressively manipulated U.S. tax code and used tax shelters to avoid paying federal income tax from 1996 to 1999. A report by the Joint Committee on Taxation says Enron's top 200 executives were paid $1.4 billion in 2000. NPR's Jim Zarroli reports.