Blog/The Hunt for Taxes

The Endless Hunt for Taxes

QUESTION: Martin – Just read your latest on Lewrockwell.com, regarding taxation. I think the most basic, simplistic explanation you can put forward about [...]

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UBS to Begin Charging Fees to Withdraw Cash

UBS will charge a 2 franc fee for withdrawing cash at the bank counter beginning in July, be it a withdrawal in CHF from a UBS private account or from a UBS current [...]

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What were Roman Taxes v Modern Taxes?

QUESTION: You do a lot of comparison to the Roman Empire. What was the size of the government relative to GDP? Can you estimate that? GY ANSWER: The Roman economy [...]

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Polarization of the World in Trade & Taxes is Destroying Western Economies

  While there is a grave danger many speak of with trade wars creating protectionism, that is merely a reaction to the economic decline in the West. It is not [...]

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Taxes

QUESTION: Wasn’t there an income in Britain under Addington in 1803 to pay for the war against Napoleon predate the USA? Is the income tax voluntary? GH [...]

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The Income Tax is Destroying the World Economy

It is imperative that we MUST eliminate the income tax. It is a purely a Marxist development that is destroying the world economy. The income tax has become such a [...]

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The Death of Socialism

Socialism is dying because governments have made promises they cannot keep. Now when people expect that they will be there, they suddenly find the promises have [...]

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Tax Scheming

QUESTION: Martin, Washington State DOT is planning to bond against toll revenue generated by express toll lanes on or highways here in Western Washington. These [...]

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Could Raising Taxes Save Government?

QUESTION: Hello Martin, the alarm that the US is headed towards a very bad debt crisis. During an interesting part of the segment, he was asked if the rich should [...]

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Trump v California – the Sanctuary State

The battle over illegal aliens in the United States will really make your head spin. In 2017, California passed a “sanctuary state” law that limits cooperation [...]

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