Nike Inc. Strikes Deal With State But With Caution

, Written by Travis Koch, Posted: Tue, December 11 2012 at 6:22 PM, Updated: Tue, December 11 2012 at 6:39 PM

Following the announcement call of a special session by Governor John Kitzhaber, lawmakers are taking on the pressure to create a 'tax bill' for Nike Inc. Nike is doing some shopping, looking to expand.

Oregon has around 378 'tax loopholes' or expenditures, some if which greatly benefit large corporate companies like Nike Inc. Monday, Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber demanded immediate action to create a bill that would keep Nike's Tax situation the same during the time of their expansion.

 

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