Tax Schemes Attract Scrutiny 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.
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Personal, Corporate Tax Schemes Attract Scrutiny

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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.