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European Commission Launches Shakedown of Apple, Asserts Low Taxes Are "State Aid"

Working the world of public policy, I’m used to surreal moments.

Such as the assertion that there are trillions of dollars of spending cuts in plans… 1,540 more words


Apple Tax: Why the EU are right

The European Union has demanded that Apple pay €13 Billion to Ireland in unpaid tax. Obviously this saga is going to on for a while, therefore it seemed mandatory to do a blog post about it. 710 more words


New Higher Vocational Educations from Xenter/YH-utbildningar

Last night the Executive Committee of Higher Vocational Education for Economists (SW: Yrkeshögskolan) had an important meeting at Xenter, Botkyrka municipality south of Stockholm.

The photo is a screenshot from the meeting (© Peter Berg, peter@hpberg.se). 282 more words


Taxation & Spending on Public Policy

There are many impacts that affect Public Policy.  Taxation and Spending seem to be two key areas that contribute the biggest impacts.  Cordes, Nicholson, and Sammartino give a clearer perspective on how the specific areas of tobacco and alcohol affect public policies.  598 more words


A Left-Wing Tax Victory that Is Actually a Triumph for Supply-Side Economics

Our statist friends like high taxes for many reasons. They want to finance bigger government, and they also seem to resent successful people, so high tax rates are a win-win policy from their perspective. 656 more words


Economy_Apple Has to Pay up to $14 Billion in Back Taxes Plus Interest (AAPL)

The European Commission has ruled that Apple Inc. (AAPL) received unfair tax benefits from Ireland and will have to repay 13 billion euros or $14.5 billion in back taxes, plus interest. 414 more words


Update Real Estates - Reduction Price after Sale of Estate

Here on the blog I’m continuously commenting news related to my recently published book on real estates – Fastigheter. Today’s update is about how to do if the price is reduced after sale of a real estate, in accounting and taxation.  900 more words