Blog/The Hunt for Taxes

Tracking Everyone: Hunting for Money on Trains and in the Air

We have certainly embarked down the road of a police state. Federal agencies are tracking people who travel on trains and in the air. If someone buys a ticket for [...]

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Public Sectors are Devouering the Private Sector

QUESTION: Dear Marty, I understand your general message and totally agree with it. I now see the big picture in a systematic trend and everything moving in the [...]

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Trade Misinvoicing & $78 Billion of Missing Gold

  Did $78 billion in gold exports from South Africa really go missing? Nope. As taxes rise, so does trade misinvoicing. This confusing term is actually a [...]

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They Are Tracking Duty-Free Purchases in Airports

Have you ever wondered why you have to show your boarding pass to purchase something in the duty-free shops, after passing security, when in fact nobody can be [...]

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Snowing in July in Austria

A reader from Austria sent this photo from Paznauner Taja Ischgl. It was snowing there on July 14. Unfortunately, we are heading into a global cooling [...]

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Taxation Without Representation or Even Residency

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; The taxation of the internet seems to be rising. At the same time it appears as though this could really harm the economy by reducing [...]

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French Pay $14,500 Per Month for Hollande to Get His Hair Cut

Hollande is a socialist to the core; he claimed to hate the rich, yet spends taxpayers’ money like nobody else. He spends $14,500 per month for haircuts. [...]

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Where do US Multi-Nationals Hold Offshore Cash These Days?

What are US multi-nationals doing with the $2 trillion they keep offshore? Looking at the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) disclosures shows that Apple, [...]

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Australia Creates Domestic Violence Tax

The politicians in Australia know how to shove a tax through that they can flip on anyone who opposes it. Australia is now implementing a “domestic violence [...]

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Just Shut up & Pay a TV Tax — So What if You Don’t Have One!

When it comes to taxes, just shut up and pay. It does not matter what the “intent” is — just pay. The German High Court upheld a broadcasting tax [...]

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