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Tax Evaders

Why Puerto Rico Is Cracking Down On Tax Evaders

AP | DANICA COTO | Posted 02.19.2014 | Latino Voices

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's government is cracking down on tax evaders to increase revenue and help pay off $70 billion in public deb...

PLAY:'Tax Evaders' Video Game Lets Players Blast Alleged Tax Dodgers

Posted 04.12.2013 | Business

Had enough with all the alleged tax dodging going on these days? There's a video game for that! The Citizen Engagement Lab developed a new game in...

A Conversation With Kostas Vaxevanis, the Greek Journalist Arrested for Publishing the 'Lagarde List'

Michael Nevradakis | Posted 01.19.2013 | World
Michael Nevradakis

"How could I regret doing something that has united all of Greece?" said Vaxevanis. "This is one of the few instances when all Greeks have united, demanding change and an end to corruption."

Alice Hines

We Will Not Be Shamed Into Paying Taxes!

HuffingtonPost.com | Alice Hines | Posted 04.19.2012 | Business

Terrence Revere recently discovered that he is part of a notorious group that includes hip-hop star Damon Dash and financial institutions American Exp...

Body Oil, Babysitters And Boob Jobs: The Craziest Tax Deductions

LearnVest | Posted 05.27.2012 | Money
LearnVest

Bet you didn't know that you can deduct body oil from your taxes. Well, that's only if you're a bodybuilder -- it's a legitimate work expense!

Missing CEO Found After 20 Years, Facing $100 Million In Unpaid Taxes

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 11.12.2011 | Crime

Last seen by tax authorities in 1990 on the the Pacific island Saipan, William H. Millard, 79 and founder of tech company ComputerLand, has now been t...

Credit Suisse Targeted In U.S. Tax Evasion Probe

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 09.14.2011 | Business

GENEVA — The U.S. Justice Department is investigating Credit Suisse Group's offshore business with wealthy American clients as part of a larger ...

America's Income Defense Industry

Jeffrey Winters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Winters

Thanks to the Income Defense Industry, the U.S. tax system is a boondoggle for a tiny group at the top. And that's even before factoring in the regressive impact of sales taxes, state incomes taxes, and especially social security and Medicare.

Closing Tax Loopholes for Billionaires

Robert Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Reich

Call me old fashioned but I just think it's wrong that a single hedge fund manager earns a billion dollars, when a billion dollars would pay the salaries of about 20,000 teachers.

Dionne Warwick, Sinbad Make List Of California Tax Evaders

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California's budget deficit would shrink by nearly $5 million if singer Dionne Warwick and comedian Sinbad Adkins would pay...

White House Task Force To Investigate Tax Revenue Gaps

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House said it would launch a search for new tax revenues, as Congressional leaders moved to scale back proposed spending increases and tax c...

Wealthy Client Avoids Paying $20 Million In Taxes

Wall Street Journal | Robert Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The debate over taxing the rich tends to focus too much on changing the official tax rates. The real issue is getting the wealthy to pay their officia...