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Would new local taxes on large tech firms really cause them to leave Silicon Valley?

Several communities in Silicon Valley are considering levying special taxes on large companies, possibly affecting some of the biggest tech companies:

Cupertino, Mountain View and East Palo Alto have begun to ponder new taxes based on employer headcounts — levies that could jolt Apple and Google — and if voters endorse the plans, a fresh wave of such measures may roll toward other corporate coffers.

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THE BEADY EYE ASK'S: WHAT DO HEATHROW- GATWICK- THAMES WATER- BLACK CABS, AND 73-89-355-361 OXFORD STREET HAVE IN COMMON.

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THEY ARE ALL OWNED BY SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUNDS.

While Dads Army negotiates the UK way out of the EU, 97 sovereign investors — state pension funds, central banks, and government ministries are collectively holding $12tn of British assets. 2,047 more words

Distribution Of Wealth

Why Is Right So Hard?

A long post today – please bear with me. I’m sure you have heard about the cancellation of Roseanne after the show’s namesake sent out a racist tweet. 704 more words

Business Thinking

Who are the most generous employers of them all?

Check out the list of 25 most generous publicly listed companies compiled by Entrepreneur Philippines (www.entrepreneur.com.ph).

Here are my own insights:

Each of the top 5 Ayala Corporation executives was paid an average of P97.9 million in 2017. 795 more words

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Dealing With An Intolerance

Happy Foodie Friday! It’s an especially good one as we head into Memorial Day Weekend, the unofficial start of Summer and the grilling season for many of you. 441 more words

Helpful Hints

We Are At An Advertising Turning Point

Unless you never use the internet, you’re aware that something is happening in the next few days because every service and site you use is updating their terms of use. 514 more words

Marketing And Advertising

Mokia Supports Swarlena’s Economic Growth

Swarlena Press Agency (Galasi)
Sometime after the signing of the Kalari CPA, present year

World’s leading mobile communications company, Mokia, has thrown its weight behind hosting the International Information Technology and Telecom Awards (IITTA) in Swarlena this year, organized by the world’s foremost IT magazine, IT & Telecom Digest. 219 more words

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