10 artful tax dodgers
Some of the rich and famous pack their bags when their homelands raise taxes to a level they think is unacceptable.
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I'm just curious why Mittens is not listed on this list. No offense but it is common knowledge that he
hides much money in overseas banks to avoid paying the US taxes.
Has anyone noticed that most (not all) of the people/groups were from Liberal/Democrat/European Socialist backgrounds. Hmmm, very interesting huh.
More evidence for you dopey, liberal, progressive Dumbocrats that the rich will do whatever it takes not to give more and more of their money to the government. All you have to do is look to the US of A, all the tax happy, tons of peeps on the dole, and an army of lack of public service worker states to see it.NY, CA, RI, Ma, CT, NJ, ILL to name a few. City, schools, roads, bridge in shambles, cops, firemen, toll takers and those vile and corrupt union teachers all filling their pockets with what is left of taxpayers money. And an endless line of peeps at the welfare office getting the other half of what is left of the taxpayers monies. So for the rest of you who live in a purple or red state and who are Dumbocrats or who are starting to think about voting for them. Can't say a NYer didn't warn you.
yeah obama raised middle class taxes but gave hollyweirdos tax breaks and stimulus money! go to washington lowest unemployment and
highest incomes and fancy restaraunts and cars and big houses! it's like disney land for politicans and family!
The city in which I live has seen a steady outflow of people moving outside the city limit where they pay at a county rate that is considerably less than the city. Then you see the exodus from NY, CA, IL and other tax heavy states to NV, TX, FL etc. You dont have to be a genious to know this is happening on a national scale with high net worth individuals and companies moving to foreign countries There seemsto be no attempt to stem this trend. On the contrary, states like CA just double down on the taxes moving more and more people into the brackets where it makes sense to move.
Money always goes where it is treated best-a law of the universe. Commodities flow to the highest bidder. If not, and the government could control it, crude oil would be $15/barrell. Not going to happen.
I always point put that taxing authorities NEVER discuss how they will utilize tax mioney in an inteligent way. A large portion of tax money, local, state, and federal, winds up in giveaways and subsidies toi buy votes for reelection, building edifices to name after politicians, and voting obscene pay and benefit levels for public unions.
No way any additional taxes shoud be enacted without very specific budget requirements designed to ease the defecits, allocated to essential services, and no authotity to borrow until collaterized with surplus funds.
I think these are very smart people, and the trend will no doubt continue in much bigger numbers. I expect an exodus of the rich first from California to another state. Then if the tax rates continue as expected during this administration, very large numbers will leave the country. I don't have multi-millions but still feel the same way being in the declining group of the middle class. Being self-employed is a double whammy. I guess it's good that my income keeps decreasing, but I think the government will come up with another tax on something like breathing their air because of course it was created by the government. Nothing exists on its own, right?
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