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MAR 27, 2013 - Business Insider

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CBS Seeks $700K Tax Break For Hyping The Super Bowl

Super Bowl network CBS is asking Louisiana, the seventh poorest state in the US, for a $700,000 tax break. And the television behemoth is likely to get what it's after. CBS applied for the credit to cover costs for broadcasting its chat show "The Talk" in the runup to the Super Bowl, which it also aired. (Its Talk promos also earned local ire when CBS covered a statue of President Andrew Jackson with a sign.) CBS said it was seeking the break because "a live, daily entertainment talk show on location is a considerable expense." Taxpayers are furious: The Louisiana Budget Project, a ... Read More

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