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Paxman interviews economist Thomas Piketty - Newsnight - YouTube
IT IS ALL A MATTER OF DEGREE. thus you have to marry liberalism & conservatism, throw the junk out. u get liberal-conservatism. The rise of the working poor & squeezed middle class had not been good 4 economic growth & vitality. || +Thomas Piketty on Wealth, Income and Inequality >> watch?v=zytqTSh3oGw || + http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/05/01/thomas-piketty-cold-war_n_5247373.html || + http://www.npr.org/2014/05/11/310784652/on-income-inequality-a-french-economist-vs-an-american-capitalist << Edward Conard WRONG! || +++ What the 1% Don't Want You to Know with Paul Krugman - watch?v=QzQYA9Qjsi0 "All men are created equal" NO MORE. 'commanding heights' >> https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=commanding+heights+documentary + market income inequality vs disposable income inequality http://bit.ly/1ollCVp ... "We live in such an ugliness in America." || Wealth Concentration is a agglomeration of Politica & Public Policy Power. || + Robert Reich >> v=q-rpkZe2OEo || v=heOVJM2JZxI
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may 2014 by asterisk2a
BBC News - Starbucks 'paid just £8.6m UK tax in 14 years'
Starbucks had generated over £3bn in UK sales since 1998 but had paid less than 1% in corporation tax.

[...]

Campaigner Richard Murphy from Tax Research UK, who was consulted by the Reuters team as part of its investigation, said: "Starbucks are playing the game here. This is tax avoidance, they're doing nothing illegal. That doesn't mean to say it's right, in my opinion," he told BBC Radio 5 live.
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october 2012 by asterisk2a
BBC tells stars to dodge tax: Workers face the ultimatum, go off the books or face the sack | Mail Online
"A corporation source acknowledged that some workers were effectively being forced to comply with the legal tax dodge.

[...] A top celebrity agent said the BBC used the practice to avoid paying national insurance, pension contributions and other benefits due to regular staff. The agent said many presenters ended up paying more tax than if they were on staff contracts."

Not Cool, ... BBC highest paid (incl Paxman) use legal work-around to reduce tax bill and insurance contributions.
While at the same time coming down hard on, arguably more crummy, tax practises like tax havens.

But if I remember well, Newsnight DID report on UCAS CEO who uses as well a services company to reduce tax bill and insurance contributions. As others do as well ...

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2177433/BBC-tells-stars-dodge-tax-Workers-face-ultimatum-books-face-sack.html#ixzz21TSMc8Sy
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july 2012 by asterisk2a
Pension Pulse: Rottenness of the World?
On that gloomy note, I leave you by recommending Joe Nocera's New York Times article, Sheila Bair’s Bank Shot. Like Brooksley Born, Ms. Bair tried to do the right thing but she realized her efforts are futile. The reality is that no matter what measures regulators implement to reign in banks, the rottenness of the world always prevails.
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july 2011 by asterisk2a
Corporate Tax Avoidance | zero hedge
“The social crisis facing the country as a result of the most egregious plundering in modern American history will spell the end of the “high end” theme. Buying into this trend now is like getting long Marie Antoinette’s unsevered head in 1792.”
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july 2011 by asterisk2a
Over The Past 4 Years News Corp Generated $10.4 Billion In Profits And Received $4.8 Billion In "Taxes" From The IRS | zero hedge
News Corp, which after generating $10.4 billion in profits over the past 4 years, and which would have been expected to pay the IRS $3.6 billion at the statutory corporate tax rate, instead received $4.6 billion back from Uncle Sam. Bottom line: Murdoch's corporation had a cash paid tax rate of -46% between 2007 and 2010. The culrpit: two little somethings called Deferred Tax Assets and Net Operating Loss Carry-forwards.
IRS tax loopholes as deferred tax assets and NOL carryforward? Not entirely.
+ Hundreds of Offshore Accounts.

News Corp. has 152 subsidiaries in tax havens, including 62 in the British Virgin Islands and 33 in the Caymans. only Citigroup and Morgan Stanley have more tax haven subsidiaries than News Corp., a 2009 U.S. Government Accountability Office study found.

However, in the interest of objectivity, News Corp. is merely one of many corporate transgressors who take full advantage of the massive loopholes in America's tax code.
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july 2011 by asterisk2a

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