The publisher for the Call of Duty series and other popular titles, Activision Blizzard, paid $0 in taxes in 2018 according to a report from ITEP.
Activision Blizzard reported $447 million of U.S. income and claimed a federal income tax rebate of $228 million.
Activision Blizzard and 60 other U.S. companies profiled in this report appear to be using a diverse array of legal tax breaks to zero out their federal income taxes.
Activision Blizzard reported $58 million of stock option tax breaks. $46 million in research and development tax breaks for video games.