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Hypocrisy Alert: International Bureaucracy with Tax-Free Employees Is Pushing a Big Energy Tax on American Consumers

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development is a Paris-based international bureaucracy with the self-proclaimed mission to “promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world.” 1,078 more words

Economics

Tax competition: Tax Justice Network and the Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation agree!

The system allows countries to compete with one another in a manner that destabilises the system itself. Countries compete to attract economic activity and to favour ‘domestic’ companies…Such a goal is not easily reconciled with another goal often explicitly held by governments: ensuring that companies should pay to some country or countries a fair amount of tax on their global profits.

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Corporation Tax

A Perfect Example of How Tax Competition Constrains Greedy Government

I’m a relentless (probably to the point of being annoying) proponent of tax competition among jurisdictions.

It’s one of the reasons why I favor… 1,359 more words

Economics

Obama's Class-Warfare Tax Plan Targets the So-Called Rich, but Workers Will Bear the Burden

The most compelling graph I’ve ever seen was put together by Andrew Coulson, one of my colleagues at the Cato Institute. It shows that there’s been a huge increase in the size and cost of the government education bureaucracy in recent decades, but that student performance has been stagnant. 1,439 more words

Economics

The Three Best and Three Worst Policy Developments of 2014

Exactly one year ago, we looked at the best and worst policy developments of 2013.

Now it’s time for a look back at 2014 to see what’s worth celebrating and what are reasons for despair. 1,667 more words

Economics

Autumn statement: Tax competition in the UK and ‘jumping the gun’ on BEPS

This week’s autumn statement was more like a budget than this year’s budget, according to EY, with 59 policy measures listed in the full report compared to 56 in March. 407 more words

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