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We Can Pay For Zika Response -- And More -- With Corporate Tax Reform

Frank Clemente | Posted 06.15.2016 | Politics
Frank Clemente

There's no good excuse for Congress's disgraceful delay in responding to the dangerous Zika virus. But the worst excuse of all is that we can't afford to act.

Gimme Shelter (From the Tax Man)

Nomi Prins | Posted 05.05.2016 | Politics
Nomi Prins

There's a pile of money hiding offshore. The stunning amount that continues to flow across American borders (and those of other countries), and eventually disappears into the pockets of the corporate and political elite, ultimately causes even more damage to our finances and our lives.

Might U.K., U.S. Exhibit Leadership in Addressing State Capture and Legal (as Well as Illegal) Corruption?

Daniel_Kaufmann | Posted 04.26.2016 | Business
Daniel_Kaufmann

The leaked information in the Panama Papers from the law firm Mossack Fonseca have captured the headlines, placed Panama in the limelight, and provide...

America’s 50 Biggest Corporations Are Hiding Over $1 Trillion Overseas

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 04.15.2016 | Business

Corporate America’s accountants are having a tough week. A government report revealed on Wednesday that a significant percentage of large, profitabl...

theSKIMM's Guide to the Panama Papers

theSkimm | Posted 04.08.2016 | Politics
theSkimm

The Panama Papers have been described by Edward Snowden himself as the "biggest leak in the history of data journalism" and they could eventually expose mass corruption in governments all over the world. And possibly give Snowden a new pen pal.

5 Legitimate Reasons To Have An Offshore Company

The Editors Of Live and Invest Overseas | Posted 04.05.2016 | Fifty
The Editors Of Live and Invest Overseas

By Lief Simon The term "offshore" is much in the news right now and not in a good way. It's being associated with illicit activities by corrupt pol...

The Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How of the Shocking #PanamaPapers

Kicker | Posted 04.05.2016 | World
Kicker

]Panama, long famous for its beautiful beaches, is now known for the instantly infamous #PanamaPapers. (Charlie Leu/Flickr) Ahh... the beach. Who kne...

Extreme Inequality Is Not Inevitable

Raymond C. Offenheiser | Posted 01.22.2016 | Impact
Raymond C. Offenheiser

Just 53 men and 9 women have as much wealth as more than 3.6 billion people on this planet. Such a startling statistic highlights how extreme inequality has picked up a dramatic pace.

Will Congress Be Duped Again on Offshore Taxes?

Sarah Anderson | Posted 06.01.2015 | Politics
Sarah Anderson

Lawmakers claim that short-term revenue from a discount tax on offshore profits is needed to pay for urgent investments in public infrastructure. But if we're serious about fixing our crumbling bridges, roads, and dams, we should start by fixing our broken corporate tax system.

Obama Is Going After Companies Getting Rich From Offshore Earnings

Bloomberg | Posted 01.31.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama will propose that U.S.-based companies pay a minimum 19 percent tax on their future foreign earnings, capturing profits that ar...

GE and Apple Do It, So Is Offshore Planning Really All That Taboo?

Andre Bourque | Posted 01.31.2015 | Business
Andre Bourque

Offshore accounts have made headlines recently, with 51 global jurisdictions agreeing to automatically share and exchange details of tax data. Included in this agreement is information on offshore accounts and their operational procedures.

Mark Cuban Threatens To Dump Companies That Move Offshore

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 07.25.2014 | Business

Corporate greed is getting out of hand, and Mark Cuban isn't going to take it anymore. The billionaire investor and owner of the NBA's Dallas Maver...

The Super Rich Are Richer Than We Thought, Hiding Huge Sums, New Reports Find

Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics

A new pair of reports suggests that the super rich are richer than we thought. The first report by Professors Emmanuel Saez (UC Berkeley) and Gabr...

Envy and Jealousy? Gag Me With a Silver Spoon

Michael Winship | Posted 05.25.2014 | Business
Michael Winship

The argument goes that instead of being jealous, we all should be working in harmony together to create jobs and opportunity. Problem is, the deeply rich talk about building the economy but do almost nothing about it.

Corporate America Stashes $206 Billion Overseas, Fights Minimum Wage Hike, Is The Worst

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 03.12.2014 | Business

Hey, Corporate America, are you befuddled as to why you are widely considered the mustache-twirling villain in the tragicomedy that is the U.S. econom...

Ben Hallman

Tax Cheats Need A New Place To Hide Their Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 08.29.2013 | Business

For the discerning American tax evader, there once was no more desirable location than Switzerland to stash cash. Swiss banks were prized for thei...

Does Your Company Park Its Cash Overseas?

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics

Are you interested in helping to track corporate cash as it travels around the globe? On Friday, the International Consortium of Investigative Jour...

Shahien Nasiripour

Help Expose Tax Cheats

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) on Friday made public what it calls the most extensive collection of re...

A Sour Apple

Robert A.G. Monks | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics
Robert A.G. Monks

Globalization has had many effects, but one of the greatest seems to be that corporations now have so many "homes" that they pick and choose the locations that offer them the best regulatory and tax breaks.

Major Companies Using Tax Havens Avoid Paying HOW MUCH To Uncle Sam?

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 06.03.2013 | Business

Apple may be getting all the attention from lawmakers and the news media for its offshore tax practices, but a new report finds that other major compa...

SEC Loophole Lets Companies Stash TRILLIONS Offshore

Posted 05.23.2013 | Business

The SEC is looking the other way when it comes to offshore subsidiaries and some of America's largest corporations are taking advantage. In recent...

Mark Gongloff

The 1 Chart That Reveals Just How Grossly Unfair The U.S. Tax System Has Become

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.23.2013 | Business

Apple CEO Tim Cook waved a magic wand in front of America on Tuesday, vanishing our outrage over how shamelessly companies avoid paying taxes, leaving...

Letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook from a Disgruntled Shareholder

Brian Levin | Posted 07.21.2013 | Technology
Brian Levin

I want Apple to innovate with new "incredibly great" products that wow the world like the iMac and iPhone did--not with new ways of nickel and diming Uncle Sam. Do what's right and stick to what Apple does best and continued success will surely follow.

Report: Apple Is Paying Almost No Taxes On Its Billions Stashed Offshore

Posted 05.20.2013 | Business

Just one day before Apple's CEO Tim Cook is expected to argue for corporate tax reform on Capitol Hill, a new report claims that the company is avoidi...

Apple's Cook Pushes Tax Overhaul

Reuters | Posted 07.17.2013 | Business

(Reuters) - Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook will propose tax changes that would encourage firms to bring home more of their offshore funds when he faces congre...