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The price of corporate tax evasion

We read in the newspapers of the super rich hiding their billions in tax havens such as the Bahama’s. We occasionally see evidence of their wealth in the form of super yachts with spa pools, movie theatres and helicopter pads arriving in our ports. 485 more words

New Zealand National Party

The Circular Flow of Nonsense

The Circular Flow of Nonsense

Keir Martland

To all with an A-level in Economics, the Keynesian circular flow of income will be familiar. It is a representation of the macroeconomy, including the household, the firm, the global economy, the banks, and the government. 1,734 more words


Uisce, Uisce, Saor in Aisce!

We are out on the streets again. Today is the second part of the anti-water charges demonstration begun on 10 December. Last time thousands of people from all over Ireland converged on the streets of Dublin to say that enough was enough, but the government didn’t listen. 456 more words


End of the Year Fiscal Update for Monroe County Government

At last week’s Monroe County Council work session, I gave a presentation to the council and the public on the fiscal state of Monroe County Government as of the end of 2014, particularly from the perspective of the county’s primary general operating funds — the General Fund (property tax) and the County Option Income Tax (COIT) fund (income tax), as well as the Rainy Day fund (essentially, our savings account). 557 more words


For Frack's Sake

Mark Berry, better known to the world as Bez, the maraca-shaking freaky dancer with Happy Mondays, announced in March last year that he would contest the Salford and Eccles constituency at the next General Election on an anti-fracking ticket, as he explained to Andrew Neil in an… 826 more words

Green Party

I am selling my family home. How can I be exempted to pay the Capital Gains Tax?

In the sale of a real estate property classified as a capital asset, such as a family home, or those properties that are not used in trade or business of the taxpayer, the registered owner is required under the law to pay the Capital Gains Tax with the Bureau of Internal Revenue. 622 more words

Fun Things to do with Six Trillion Dollars No. 10. Hunger.

Using our six trillion to end world hunger is a little boring and obvious – but it has to be mentioned.

In the meantime, here are some other fun ways we could spend our cash. 575 more words