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Tax Dodging

GOP Senator Invests In Irish Company That Resembles A Tax Shelter

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 11.03.2016 | Politics

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), who has defended corporate tax dodging throughout his Senate career, owns part of an Irish company that bears some of the h...

Gilead Sciences: Price Gouger, Tax Dodger

Frank Clemente | Posted 07.18.2016 | Politics
Frank Clemente

If you think the pharmaceutical industry has stolen all it can from the American people through its price gouging, think again. Even as they're pricing medications as high as the market can bear and beyond, drug corporations are getting big taxpayer subsidies and then dodging taxes on the resulting huge profits.

We Stopped Pfizer's Tax Dodge, Now Let's End the Buybacks

William Lazonick | Posted 04.09.2017 | Business
William Lazonick

Now that new Treasury Department rules have effectively thwarted Pfizer's attempt to evade its U.S. tax obligations, it's time policymakers turned their attention to something far more common -- and even more damaging.

Tax-Dodging Microsoft Should Not Be Honored at SOTU

Frank Clemente | Posted 01.12.2017 | Politics
Frank Clemente

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will be sitting in the House gallery as an honored guest at the State of the Union (SOTU) address tonight. By all rights, he be should sitting before a Congressional committee instead, answering for his company's blatant tax avoidance.

A Deeper Look at the Sanders Corporate Tax Reform Plan

Dave Johnson | Posted 12.03.2016 | Business
Dave Johnson

It turns out that Sanders does have a detailed corporate tax plan to pay for his infrastructure plan. He introduced the plan as a Senate bill shortly before announcing his run for the Democratic nomination for President. It is called the Corporate Tax Dodging Prevention Act.

Global Partnership and the Three Dimensions of Sustainable Development

Winnie Byanyima | Posted 07.14.2016 | Impact
Winnie Byanyima

Global governance needs recalibrating so it works in the public interest of all the world's citizens - not just for the few.

Tax Day: Deadline to Dodge Taxes?

Jaimie Woo | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics
Jaimie Woo

Our loophole-ridden corporate tax code creates winners and losers. The winners are a narrow set of large multinationals that boast armies of tax lawyers and accountants, and the losers are average taxpayers and small business owners who are left to foot the bill.

Leaked Files Reveal How Big Bank Helped Clients Hide Millions

The Guardian | Posted 02.08.2015 | Business

Data in massive cache of leaked secret bank account files lift lid on questionable practices at subsidiary of one of world’s biggest financial insti...

Today Show Sets Up Sting to Nab Soldiers Who Scam Thousands, Ignores Corporations Who Scam Billions

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 12.06.2014 | Media
Ian Reifowitz

It's not okay to steal just because one earns below the median income level. But as I watched "National Investigative Reporter" Jeff Rossen bear down on a soldier lucky to be earning one-fifth what he is, I wanted to know why this was the crime on which the Today show chose to focus.

Yes, Allan Sloan: All Companies Hate All Taxes, And No They Have No Conscience

Martin Luz | Posted 09.07.2014 | Business
Martin Luz

Nations must have larger interests at heart than the narrow arbitrage interests of corporations that act like economic pirates. You can pay the ransom, but they'll still make you walk the plank

U.S. Corporations Find A New, Worse Way To Dodge Taxes

fortune.com | Posted 07.07.2014 | Business

Bigtime companies are moving their “headquarters” overseas to dodge billions in taxes … that means the rest of us pay their share....

Our Fraudulent Two-Tiered Justice System

C. Robert Gibson | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics
C. Robert Gibson

We're all familiar with the golden rule, right? I'm not talking about the "do unto others" bit from The Bible, but the "He who has the gold makes the ...

Republican Party To Vote For Repeal Of Anti-Tax Dodging Law

Reuters | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics

By Patrick Temple-West WASHINGTON, Jan 21 (Reuters) - The Republican Party is expected to approve a resolution this week, calling for ...

How Tax Havens Supported A Massive Ponzi Scheme

ICIJ | Marina Walker Guevara and Emilia Díaz-Struck | Posted 04.05.2013 | Business

Bribes for Venezuelan officials were funneled through tax havens, court filings claim. Francisco Illarramendi often called on Moris Beracha when he...

Mega-Rich Use Tax Havens To Buy And Sell Masterpieces

ICIJ | Mar Cabra and Michael Hudson | Posted 04.04.2013 | Business

Famed Spanish art patron uses island haven in South Pacific to manage her collection. Tourists who come to Spain’s capital often make a pilgrimag...

10 Companies Whose Offshore Profits Are Exploding

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 03.13.2013 | Business

Sending profits away keeps the taxman at bay. That's the motto that Apple, along with dozens of other companies, has subscribed to in an effort to...

Ex-Romney Adviser: Buffett Is 'A Master Of Tax Avoidance'

GREG MANKIW'S BLOG | GREG MANKIW | Posted 11.26.2012 | Business

Warren Buffett has an op-ed in today's NY Times on one of his most popular themes: The rich should pay more in taxes. At first blush, his position se...

Authorities Raid Homes Of Swiss Bank Clients, Employees

Reuters | Posted 09.10.2012 | Business

* Credit Suisse clients raided in shift from banks, employees * Swiss bank believes exempt following German deal last September ...

Tax Dodging Jeopardizes Society at Home and Abroad

Heather A. Lowe | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics
Heather A. Lowe

American corporations make use of offshore tax havens and creative accounting techniques to legally avoid paying taxes in the United States, while still racking up record profits. The seriousness of the problem cannot be overstated.

Judge Rules Billionaire Can't Blame Bank For His Own Tax Evasion

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2012 | Business

* Judge dismisses case a month before trial * Former client tried to blame Swiss bank By Lynnley Browning ...

Three Days, $3.46 Billion

Elizabeth Parisian | Posted 06.06.2012 | Chicago
Elizabeth Parisian

Earlier this week, a team of "99% Citizen Tax Enforcers" started preparing for tax day by delivering "bills" to tax-dodging corporations.

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...

Take Action on Tax Day, America

C. Robert Gibson | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics
C. Robert Gibson

Just as the founders banded together to fight a corrupt system of taxation without representation, today's Americans must unite to drive out the enablers of our corrupt system of representation without taxation.

Dump Dirty Daschle, Designate Dean

Rob Kall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Kall

Daschle is not the right man for rescuing our health care system. He's the right man to protect corporate interests, to put on a show of smoke and mirrors. Give the job to Dean.