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Tax Dodgers

United Against the Secret Trade Agreement (TPP) That Blocks Affordable Health Care -- And Much More

Barbara J. Easterling | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics
Barbara J. Easterling

This trade agreement is essentially being negotiated by large corporations behind closed doors and -- surprise! -- does not hold much promise for retirees and the middle class.

Tax Dodging Costs The EU 1 TRILLION Euros Per Year

Reuters | Posted 06.13.2013 | Business

* EU tax evasion, avoidance comparable to total output of Spain * Issue to be discussed at next EU summit in May * Pres...

Warren Buffett's Tax Confusion

Robert Auerbach | Posted 02.12.2013 | Business
Robert Auerbach

If one of the world's most successful investors, Warren Buffett, calls you on the phone and gives you a specific investment tip would you reply that it depended on the taxes that affect the income from the investment?

Whistleblower Awarded $38 MILLION For Exposing Major Tax Dodge

Reuters | Posted 12.29.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON, Oct 29 (Reuters) - The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has awarded $38 million to a whistleblower for information about a tax dodge involv...

We Pay More

C. Robert Gibson | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics
C. Robert Gibson

I pay more. So do you -- either as a percentage of our income, as an effective federal tax rate, and even as a dollar amount compared to our corporate counterparts.

Justice Department Targets Tax Refund Thiefs

Reuters | Posted 11.18.2012 | Business

* Federal prosecutors gain new authority for criminal tax cases * Effort focuses on ID theft for tax refunds WASHINGTON...

How Our Tax System Subsidizes Bloated CEO Pay

Chuck Collins | Posted 10.16.2012 | Business
Chuck Collins

For decades we've heard about CEOs who garner more in a day than their average employee earns in a year. The sad fact is our current tax code encourages these runaway pay packages -- and even subsidizes the excess.

National Debt? No Such Thing

C. Robert Gibson | Posted 09.28.2012 | Politics
C. Robert Gibson

Enough is enough. Let's demand a stop to all austerity policies until our leaders promise to end offshore tax abuse. And if they won't, let's elect leaders this November who will.

Michael McAuliff

Chuck Schumer Hammers Defenders Of Facebook Founder Who Dumped America | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After being compared to the Nazis for targeting people like the Facebook co-founder who renounced his U.S. citizenship and thereby avoid...

Tax Dodgers And OWS Protest Tax Evaders

Posted 04.17.2012 | New York

In honor of tax day, Tax Dodgers and Occupy Wall Street activists gathered outside the Trump Tower, where apparently the Donald himself is throwing a ...

Emily Cohn

The '1 Percent' Tax Strategy For Rest Of Us | Emily Cohn | Posted 04.06.2012 | Money

The 1 percent find ways to save on their taxes. Why can't you and I? A new website called says we can, and encourages the 99 percent t...

Ex-Bank Executive Sues After Not Receiving Whistleblower Reward

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 03.12.2012 | Business

Getting the IRS to give you money might not be the easiest thing in the world. But that's what Joseph Insinga is trying to do. Insinga, formerly an...

Switzerland Adds Client Safety Net To U.S. Tax Evasion Agreement

Posted 11.16.2011 | Business

The Swiss cabinet approved on Wednesday an amendment to a tax agreement with the United States to ensure that bank clients are properly informed about...

No Tax Holiday for Corporate Job Destroyers

Chuck Collins | Posted 12.04.2011 | Business
Chuck Collins

Companies have parked huge amounts of profits -- a stash totaling more than $1.4 trillion --in offshore tax havens. They've stowed those funds abroad primarily to avoid having to pay federal taxes on that income. But now they want to bring their treasure to the U.S.

U.S. Probing Bank Over Allegedly Helping Wealthy Tax Dodgers

Posted 11.09.2011 | Business

(Lynnley Browning) - Federal prosecutors in New York are building a criminal-fraud case against Liechtenstein's oldest bank, Liechtensteinische Landes...

U.S. Hands Ultimatum To Switzerland Over Tax Dodgers

Posted 11.04.2011 | Business

ZURICH (Emma Thomasson) - The United States has written to Switzerland to demand it hands over detailed information this week on its citizens using Sw...

CEOs Rewarded for Tax Dodging Gymnastics

Chuck Collins | Posted 10.31.2011 | Business
Chuck Collins

These CEOs profess to love America. But when it comes time to pay the bills, they'd rather outsource that job over to you or the small business down the road.

Eric Cantor and His Tax-Dodging Donors

David Donnelly | Posted 09.13.2011 | Politics
David Donnelly

It shouldn't be any surprise that members of Congress are wary of closing tax loopholes because many of these benefit some of their top campaign donors. Rep. Cantor is no exception.

Simon McCormack

Policing Tax Evasion Could Save Billions, But Republicans Won't Fund Enforcement | Simon McCormack | Posted 06.28.2011 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) admitted on Monday that the federal government is in serious need of extra revenue. But since taking control of th...

Corporations Are Draining America's Vitality

C. Robert Gibson | Posted 05.30.2011 | Business
C. Robert Gibson

All that's needed to get our economy standing upright again and the wealth circulating throughout the economy is for Fortune 500 headliners to pay their fair share in taxes.

Wisconsin: First Stop in an American Uprising?

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sarah van Gelder

The uprising that swept Tunisia, Egypt, and parts of Europe is showing signs of blossoming across the United States. In Wisconsin, public employees an...

Arthur Delaney

Tax-Dodgers And Their Lobbyists Put The Brakes Obama's Tax-Haven Crackdown: U.S. PIRG | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

When the Obama administration quietly shelved its proposal to raise $210 billion over 10 years by cracking down on U.S. companies that use overseas su...

Bradly C. Birkenfeld, Ex-UBS Banker, Wants BILLIONS For Blowing Whislte On Secret Accounts | LYNNLEY BROWNING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bradley C. Birkenfeld was sentenced to 40 months in prison for helping rich Americans dodge their taxes. Now he is hoping for a bit more -- a few bill...

UBS Bank Accounts: More Than 7,500 Americans Come Forward About Secret Foreign Accounts

Anna Schecter and Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Faced with a Thursday midnight deadline to avoid possible prosecution, more than 7,500 Americans have come clean about secret foreign bank accounts, a...

Taxman Uses YouTube With Warning To Tax Dodgers

Times Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The taxman is making his first appearance on YouTube today in an attempt to increase pressure on savers who have not declared their offshore accounts....