Thursday January 23, 2020

The rich avoid taxes, the rest pay the price

A new book looks at the cost to society and to democracy of allowing the super-rich to pay almost no tax

17th November, 2019
Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and Elizabeth Warren

Capital income is becoming tax-free.

This is the bold claim of Immanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman in their new book, The Triumph of Tax Injustice - How the Rich Dodge Taxes and How to Make Them Pay.

Saez and Zucman are the world’s leading economists on the question of corporate tax avoidance. They’ve moved far away from the ivory tower of academia, and launched themselves into the US presidential election debate by designing Elizabeth Warren’s...

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