Blog/The Hunt for Taxes

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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Capital Flows & the Shift to USA for Taxes

Since the publication of the Panama Papers, the assets of the wealthy from around the world have been flowing into United States at a sharply increased pace. [...]

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EU Wants to Charge Social Security Taxes on Robots As If They Were People

Japan’s Toshiba 6502.T robot has taken on human form and visitors to the world’s biggest travel show in March were greeted by a lifelike robot. Under [...]

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A Reader’s Comment on the Problems with Safe-Deposit Boxes

COMMENT: I am an attorney in Texas. We have been advising clients NOT to use safe deposit boxes for years. Examples are: We had a client involved in a multiparty [...]

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Oklahoma Police Can Seize Your Entire Bank Account on a Traffic Stop Without Any Charges

    The one state that has gone complete anti-democratic is Oklahoma. It is wise not to travel in that state at all. Oklahoma should [...]

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Hunt for Taxes: Safe-Deposit Boxes Under Attack

HSBC is altering its oversight of safe-deposit boxes in Hong Kong. Governments are targeting safe-deposit boxes to look for cash that is hiding from taxation. [...]

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G20 Blames Your Psychological Problems for their Failure

The G20 central bank and finance ministers met in Shanghai in April and cheered the rally in the markets after patting themselves on the back. They then issued [...]

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Panama Paper Names to be Partially Released Today?

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) has said that they will release the names of the people involved in the Panama Papers today. They [...]

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