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Revenue (Latest Year): $19.2 billion
Average Tax Rate: 4.1%
According to SEC filings, earnings generated by Amazon's (AMZN) overseas subsidiaries, where tax rates differ, helped push the company's effective tax rate below the standard 35%. Operating losses and a heavy reliance on stock based compensation also helped push Amazon's cash tax payments down. The online retailer did not respond to a request for comment.