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El despertar de la gente de Ecuador: El final de la dictadura en Ecuador

Author’s Forward: For 6 weeks this summer I was fortunate to study at the University of San Francisco in Quito, Ecuador. I traveled the entire country, from the Amazon, to the Galapagos Islands, to Afro- Ecuadorian communities.  1,010 more words

Current Events

Understanding Death and Taxes - Your Taxable Account

The current “death tax” threshold is $5.43 million; many people therefore feel they don’t need to worry about a death tax. Of course there is no such thing as a “death tax”, it is actually called the Federal Estate Tax. 184 more words

Investments

Is Switzerland the World's Most Sensible Country?

I’m in Geneva, Switzerland, where I just gave a speech about how international bureaucracies such as the OECD are seeking to undermine tax competition in hopes that the welfare state can be propped up for a few more years with ever-higher taxes. 657 more words

Economics

House Approves Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015, Unlikely to Go Further

The U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve the Death Tax Repeal Act, H.R. 1105, last week, 240 to 179. The federal estate tax or “death tax” is imposed on the right to transfer property at death. 100 more words

3PL Intel

The Real Beneficiaries of the Death Tax

Who benefits most from the death tax?

There are two obvious answers.

First, politicians presumably benefit since they get more money to spend. Yes, it’s true that… 856 more words

Fiscal Policy

Estate Tax: In My Experience

Two or three times a month I get so disgusted with the state of this nation that I swear off watching the news and threaten to move into a yurt where I will live off the grid.  250 more words

Politics