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What its like to be really rich in America, as shown in the disclosures of one of Trump's cabinet picks

Wilbur Ross, Donald Trump’s pick for US Commerce secretary, began his Senate confirmation hearing this morning. Unlike some of Trump’s nominees, he filed financial disclosure forms complete enough to satisfy the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) before the hearing commenced. 480 more words

401K Plans Giveth and Taketh Away

Long ago our nation had what was defined as employment loyalty. You would apply for and was given a job, and in return for your long years of devoted service, you would receive a pension. 677 more words

Politics

Trends in Global Wealth Inequality and Poverty

Global wealth inequality is increasing, but how can we explain this, is this is a problem, and what could we do to make the world a more equal place? 1,861 more words

Globalisation

Jean-Claude Juncker blocked EU curbs on tax avoidance

Source: theguardian.com 1 January 2017

The president of the European commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, spent years in his previous role as Luxembourg’s prime minister secretly blocking EU efforts to tackle tax avoidance by multinational corporations, leaked documents reveal. 64 more words

Topical

Jean-Claude Juncker Blocked EU Curbs on Tax Avoidance, Cables Show

Simon Bowers reports for The Guardian:

The president of the European commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, spent years in his previous role as Luxembourg’s prime minister secretly blocking EU efforts to tackle tax avoidance by multinational corporations, leaked documents reveal. 132 more words

Corporations

A Tax Perversity

You may believe that all corporate tax disputes are alike. After all, a dispute generally begins when a firm calculates its liability. Then it forwards a tax payment to a government treasury office. 460 more words

European Union

Oxfam Claims Some of Worst Tax Havens Inside EU Bloc

The charity Oxfam has compiled a list of what it considers are the worst corporate tax havens in the world, an added cost of which is increased VAT for individuals. 45 more words

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