Sunday, November 27, 2022

Tag: tax evasion

Tax evasion and the 1%

“The richest 1% of U.S. households don’t report 21% of their income.”

Trump companies accused of tax evasion in Panama

In the latest chapter in ongoing litigation, the private equity fund that bought what used to be called the Trump Ocean Club claims the Trump entities pocketed money that should have gone to the Panamanian government.

After budget cuts, the IRS’ work against tax cheats is facing...

Audits and criminal referrals are down sharply since Congress cut the tax agency’s budget and management changed priorities.

The Tax Debate Is Over, and Progressives Won

This is not some quirk. This is the latest example of progressive taxation outperforming conservative taxation.

Gimme Shelter (From the Tax Man)

A tale of disappearing money and opportunistic candidates.

Moneyed Elites Get Richer the Old-Fashioned Way: Stealing

Financial and political elites have been rigging the system for the enrichment of the few and the impoverishment of the many. Don't be fooled, these thieves are stealing from all of us.

Corrupt Congressman Resigns in Disgrace

U.S. Congressman Michael Grimm is resigning before Congress convenes for the new year after pleading guilty to a felony tax evasion charge and after admitting to lying under oath.

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Why the deep state hates Putin

Since World War II, America’s knee-jerk response to any diplomatic challenge has been to bully or bomb.

The stunning, marvelous and redemptive triumph of unintended consequences

What if unintended consequences lead not only to breakthrough positives but destructive means and machinery by which humanity can do itself in?

Let’s rename the day after Thanksgiving ‘extinction Friday’

The annual Black Friday ode to commercialism and overconsumption sits at the core of our ongoing destruction of Earth’s ecosystems.

Biden administration announces largest direct federal investment in transmission and distribution infrastructure

The announcement to dedicate $13 billion in grants to improve transmission and distribution systems will "improve energy resiliency through microgrids, local renewable energy, and energy storage.”