I'm a big football fan. But it shocked me when I found out that the NFL, which has no trouble making money, pays nothing in taxes (nor does any professional sports league). And it hasn't for the past 40 years.
This organization has no trouble turning a profit thanks to lucrative TV rights, but taxpayers are getting burned by this one little clause in a 40-year old bill. Thankfully, some people are trying to change that.
FACT CHECK: The bill they discuss is not the latest one covering this issue. This bill, which was proposed in February 2014, is more recent. The NFL does make a ton of money, and it pays its executives a lot of money — money that should be taxed. If you think the free ride should end, sign this petition.