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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Jan 28, 2013 2:27PM
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anyone who gives up their American citizenship should be barred from ever entering the US again.
Jan 28, 2013 1:46PM
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Jennyhunny ..... you don't have to hide it. You can do it all legally. Did you know that the top 10% earners paid over 80% of the taxes. And since they are moving their money out in droves ..... the taxes for all of Obama's spending will dry up. If you take away the taxes from the top 10% ... the country would be bancrupt in ONE WEEK. Honest to God, Fact!!!
Jan 28, 2013 1:43PM
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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.

Jan 28, 2013 1:39PM
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As soon as Obama was re-elected, as a 1%er .... I moved my residence and my money to the Caymans. One of the smartest moves I ever made!! Now all the low life, bottom feeders can get their welfare money from someone else!!
Jan 28, 2013 12:07PM
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Has anyone noticed that most (not all) of the people/groups were from Liberal/Democrat/European Socialist backgrounds. Hmmm, very interesting huh.

Jan 28, 2013 11:36AM
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Obama and his liberal democrats are idiots. 2012 was the year where most american have left this country. 2013 just started with Tina Turner leaving. I will be leaving to Caye Caulker off Belize in about three years where i already bought a house. Taxes are nearly nonexistant, they leave you alone and people there have to work for a living unlike here where people are entitled.
Jan 28, 2013 11:15AM
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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.

Jan 28, 2013 11:01AM
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Can't wait till these countries have to raise taxes to pay for replacement or maintenance of failing infrastructure, and (or) the public unionizes for the slice of the pie and the rights that they deserve.
Jan 28, 2013 10:46AM
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83% on income, and 98% on unearned income? Obama says, "Can I really do that?" "I just got a woody!"
Jan 26, 2013 6:08PM
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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!

Jan 26, 2013 3:58PM
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Having worked in worked in many foreign countries during a 30-year career with an engineering and construction firm, I am more than happy to pay US/State income taxes to enjoy the quality of life during retiement years here in this Country.
Jan 26, 2013 10:49AM
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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.

Jan 26, 2013 9:53AM
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Half the list is people leaving Britain in the 70s. Some relocated to California of all places. Now we hear about how many are leaving California. The California exodus of the rich is just beginning.
Jan 25, 2013 11:38PM
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I'm traveling a year overseas on savings just to escape working for a bunch of deadbeats and entitlement recipients.  My little way of sticking it to the man.
Jan 25, 2013 10:03PM
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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? 

Jan 25, 2013 9:42PM
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I was expecting to see Sofia Loren on this list but I guess I'm showing my age...am I the only one who remembers her short time in Italian jail and then her exile "oh so far away" to Geneva, Switzerland? And her "unexpected" illegal return to Italy for her son's graduation or something of the sort? With no arrest?
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