Seventy-nine percent of CFOs and senior controllers said they do not plan to make tax decisions based on the outcome of the presidential and congressional elections, according to a survey by Grant Thornton.

"It's a little surprising that so few financial executives plan to make any tax decisions based on who wins the election, considering how much interest there's been in how each candidate plans to tax various kinds of income," said Grant Thornton tax partner Mel Schwarz in a statement.

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