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Rebecca Gordon: Confessions of a Failed Tax Resister

I knew that the IRS wasn’t visiting me as part of an audit of my returns, since I hadn’t filed any for eight years. My partner and I were both informal tax resisters — she, ever since joining the pacifist Catholic Worker organization; and I, ever since I’d returned from Nicaragua in 1984. I’d spent six months traveling that country’s war zones as a volunteer with Witness for Peace.

April 14, 2022 · 2 Comments

Chris Winters: What the Pandora Papers Tell Us About Ourselves

Globally, anywhere from $5.3 trillion—about 6.25% of the world’s Gross Domestic Product—to as much as $32 trillion has been thought to be held in offshore tax havens.

October 20, 2021 · 1 Comment

A Simplified Way to Tax Multinational Corporations

You’ve been hearing a lot about corporations “renouncing their US citizenship” through “tax inversions.” This is when a company buys or merges with a non-US company and claims to no longer be … Continue reading

August 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

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