FedEx CEO challenges NYT publisher to public debate after tax story

Topics FedEx | CEO | Donald Trump

FedEx Corp Chief Executive Frederick Smith has challenged the publisher of the New York Times and the editor of the business section of the newspaper to a public debate in response to a story about the company’s tax bill.

The package delivery firm’s financial filings showed it owed no taxes in the 2018 fiscal year overall due to President Donald Trump’s tax overhaul, according to the NYT story published on Sunday. Smith late on Sunday called the story here "distorted and factually incorrect" and challenged.....

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