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Mitt Romney: Show Us Your Papers!

Cesar Vargas | Posted 10.09.2012 | Latino Voices
Cesar Vargas

On the one hand Romney wants to nationalize Arizona's discriminatory SB1070 "show me your papers" laws; however, on the other hand he refuses to show the public his own papers: his tax returns.

Tax Evaders Beware!

NPR | Posted 10.09.2012 | Money

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has acknowledged that he had money in a Swiss bank account until 2010. Romney says he wasn't trying to h...

2012: The 'Stockholm Syndrome' Election

Paul Abrams | Posted 10.07.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

So, here we are, all "you people," being deliberately targeted for pain so we will feel so anxious, so unhappy and so angry that we will embrace anyone else, even those who have deliberately screwed us for their political gain.

Lawrence O'Donnell Raises the Most Critical Question About Romney's Taxes: Amnesty

Paul Abrams | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Romney is in real trouble over his taxes. It is evident in his refusal to release prior returns. It is evident from the insipid laugh he fakes when he is confronted on it.

The Cayman Islands Isn't The Perfect Tax Haven Anymore

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 07.27.2012 | Business

The Cayman Islands may get an income tax soon, but the rich need not worry. In an effort to balance its budget, the Cayman Islands has proposed its...

Tax Evasion Watchdog: Crackdown Has Been 'A Revolution'

Reuters | Posted 09.24.2012 | Business

* Official queries $21-$32 trillion haven estimate * OECD has no "magic number" for offshore tax evasion * System too co...

Be Like Mitt!

New York Times | ADAM DAVIDSON | Posted 09.23.2012 | Money

Earlier this month, I decided to see how hard it would be to set up my own offshore bank account. I figured it would be pretty difficult, because I'm ...

Mitt's Offshore Shenanigans: The Bigger Story

Sam Pizzigati | Posted 09.22.2012 | Politics
Sam Pizzigati

All those official government stats on the maldistribution of wealth in the United States -- and the world -- vastly understate the actual extent of our contemporary inequality, says a landmark new study on global tax havens.

At Stake: The Future of America's Middle Class

Mike Lux | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics
Mike Lux

This election is about Mitt vs. the middle class. And after the election, we need to build a movement of, by, and for that middle class so that no politician will ever again so blatantly run on a platform to destroy it.

Reminder: Offshore Tax Havens Cost U.S. Government A Crazy Amount

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 07.11.2012 | Business

On Tuesday, after Mitt Romney said he had "no idea where" his offshore investments were, Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) came to his aid, saying "it's really ...

Zach Carter

Top Democrats Hammer Romney Over Swiss Bank Account, Offshore Tax Havens | Zach Carter | Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats repeatedly attacked Mitt Romney for his secretive offshore financial arrangements on Sunday, on the heels of a major Vanity Fa...

The Secrets Of Romney's Offshore Bank Accounts | Nicholas Shaxson | Posted 09.02.2012 | Politics

For all Mitt Romney’s touting of his business record, when it comes to his own money the Republican nominee is remarkably shy about disclosing numbe...

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.

Small Businesses Pay The Price For Corporate America's Tax Havens

The Huffington Post | Janean Chun | Posted 04.12.2012 | Small Business

When big corporations use offshore tax havens, small businesses pay the price -- literally. If they were to cover the cost of corporate abuse of tax h...

PHOTOS: Top Non-'Taxing' Travel Destinations

trivago | Posted 06.10.2012 | Travel

Why not take those much-deserved tax returns and put them toward your next vacation?

In The Public Interest : Could Obama's Business Tax Reform Realize Its Potential?

Phineas Baxandall | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics
Phineas Baxandall

The much anticipated corporate tax reform framework released last week by President Obama hit the right notes but lacked the details to know if it can fully realize it's potential.

In the Public Interest: What Do Jon Stewart, Elizabeth Warren, and Barack Obama Have in Common?

Dan_Smith | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics

It's been a big week for calling out corporate tax dodgers.

Romney's Offshore Cash Causing Him More Trouble

NBC | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

Romney Revising Disclosures For Overseas Accounts

Optimism for the Euro and Europe: The Win-Win Situation

Vivian Norris | Posted 02.11.2012 | Business
Vivian Norris

The United States, and in fact, the rest of the world, especially the fear-driven crisis-mongering media and markets, could learn a few things by slowing down, realizing it takes time to build healthy economies, especially such a new one as the European Union.

Tax Evasion Campaign Yields Billions In Offshore Assets

Posted 12.25.2011 | Business

An international drive against offshore tax havens has reaped nearly 14 billion euros from would-be tax evaders, the Organization for Economic Coopera...

Zach Carter

Why Rupert Murdoch Lobbied For Closer Ties With Panama | Zach Carter | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rupert Murdoch's media conglomerate News Corp. lobbied in favor of the new Panama free trade pact, according to federal lobbying disclos...

The Top 10 Tax Havens

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.04.2011 | Business

Governments from 20 of the wealthiest nations in the world vowed in 2009 to tighten regulations that allowed for rampant tax evasion in nations and te...

U.S. Corporations Fight Congress, White House Over Tax Havens

Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

By Kevin Drawbaugh WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- Large U.S. corporations are pressuring Congress and the White House to exempt overseas corporate profits...

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.

Zach Carter

WATCH: How The Panama Trade Deal Could Undercut Efforts To Repeal Bush Tax Cuts | Zach Carter | Posted 04.05.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- During a Monday press conference addressing Standard & Poor's downgrade of U.S. debt, President Barack Obama reaffirmed his commitment t...