Billionaires and politicians gathering in Switzerland this week will come under pressure to tackle rising inequality after a study by Oxfam found that – on current trends – by next year, 1% of the world’s population will own more wealth … Read the rest
There is an email joke currently doing the rounds, which contains more than just a grain of truth. A black boy asks his mom: “Mommy, what is democracy?” His mother answers that democracy is something that allows
President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree granting Russian citizenship to French film star and tax exile Gerard Depardieu, who is renouncing his French citizenship to search for an easier tax climate outside of his native country.
The Academy Award-nominated … Read the rest
DENVER (AP) — In a showdown at close quarters, an aggressive Mitt Romney sparred with President Barack Obama in their first campaign debate Wednesday night over taxes, deficits and strong steps needed to create jobs in a sputtering national economy. … Read the rest
The SA Revenue Service (Sars) has obtained a R16 million judgment against former ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema for unpaid taxes, according to a report on Sunday.
The judgment was obtained in the High Court in Pretoria on September … Read the rest
Large multinational companies such as Microsoft and Hewlett Packard have used tax loopholes to avoid billions of dollars in income taxes over the last three years, according to a Senate committee report issued Thursday.
The report says multinationals dodge taxes … Read the rest