BP Manages To Turn $20 Billion Fine Into Tax Write-Off

The Ring of Fire

Published on Oct 12, 2015

Last week, the Justice Department announced that they would be slapping BP with a $20 billion fine for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion and oil spill. But what they didn’t tell the public is that about 99% of that fine will be either written off by the company on their taxes, or reduced from their total tax liability. This is not justice.

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