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1/5 New @CEPII_Paris working paper on #taxevasion with @VVicard and A. Guillin cepii.fr/CEPII/fr/publi…
We employ a standard gravity framework to quantify abnormal stocks of FDI and portfolio securities over 2009-2017 for up to 236 jurisdictions.
2/5 we provide evidence that about 40% of global asset are abnormal stocks and that: (a) the bulk of international assets in tax havens are `abnormal', i.e unexplained by standard gravity factors; (b) there is a strong heterogeneity among jurisdictions,
3/5 Heterogeneity on the #Map: the larger a country, the more their international financial exchanges are NOT driven by economic and geographic factors.
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My paper on #taxevasion and #inequality in Spain is online! I estimate evasion in the Spanish income tax in the early 2000s (2001-04), with microdata from @IEF_ES. Here are some main points: (1/6)
Evasion in capital incomes was very high, especially for financial flows and at the top of the income distribution. The top ten percent of the taxpayers are estimated to report 50-60% of their real incomes of this sort. (2/6)
Therefore, fraud had a regressive impact: the rich evaded more, making the tax less progressive and redistributive than it otherwise would have been. For example, evasion reduced the redistributive impact of the tax by 33% in 2001. (3/6)
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I'm a teacher at Al Ameen Public school Edappally, Ernakulam. Every month the management forcefully collects blank cheques from us. Then they credit the CBSE recommended salary to the teacher's account. Within minutes, they debit around 9000 from our accounts and evade the tax.
When I complained about this corruption, to the CM n enquiry came, the manager Siyad koker, Academic counselor Thahar, Principal Lekshmi Haridas and Vice principal Shafeena Nisam called me alone to the room and threatened me and terminated me from service.
As a teacher I believe it's my duty to voice against the exploitation of teachers by the school management. It's our duty to stop this financial fraud. They are evading large amounts of income tax for the past decades. I hope the authority would look into this matter.
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Cc: @GregAbbott_TX @KenPaxtonTX @TXAG @chiproytx
@iGiveYouMoore @chrisharris101 @JustLibertyTX1 @measureaustin (acct suspended?) authored APD Police contract, decriminalization of homelessness ord, & Land Development Code (LDC)!

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@GregAbbott_TX @KenPaxtonTX @TXAG @chiproytx @iGiveYouMoore @chrisharris101 @JustLibertyTX1 @AustinSkidrow @OANN @FoxNews @Austin_Network @YALiberty @BreitbartNews @ToddJeffries @ToddandDon @Melynda_Brant @JudicialWatch NYU School of Law got Chas Moore, Kathy Mitchell, & Chris Harris 2 draft APD contract giving special considerations 2 BK/BN ppl when they're majority population producing the problematic crime which is NOT representative of the #Austin Community at large.
@GregAbbott_TX @KenPaxtonTX @TXAG @chiproytx @iGiveYouMoore @chrisharris101 @JustLibertyTX1 @AustinSkidrow @OANN @FoxNews @Austin_Network @YALiberty @BreitbartNews @ToddJeffries @ToddandDon @Melynda_Brant @JudicialWatch @EpochTimes Cc: @GregAbbott_TX @KenPaxtonTX @TXAG
These Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)/non-elected decriminalization activists have also created "Freedom City" policy w/ res. 73 & 74 - violates SB4 & puts Austinites in danger & blocks @ICEgov cooperation. grassrootsleadership.org/releases/2018/…
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💡 How to reconcile globalisation & #TaxJustice?

Some 🗝️ key points by 🎙️ @gabriel_zucman in another cracking #podcast episode of @TheTaxcast

🎧 ➡️ taxjustice.net/2019/10/25/tax…

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#TaxEvasion & #TaxAvoidance are not laws of nature, but policy choices. We can choose to:
🕵️‍♂️ allow secrecy
💸 lightly regulated the tax avoidance industry
🌪️allow tax competition to drive a #RaceToTheBottom

Or we can choose not to allow them 👇 2/7
The alternatively could be to choose to:
🧮 record wealth in registries
🏛️ regulate #TaxAvoidance industry
🌍 make international #tax coordination a core part of #Trade agreements & international cooperation

3/7
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People around here often accuse me of being obsessed with American politics (true) but I still have my finger on the pulse of local 🇦🇺 politics ... here is what I am sick to death of...
1. The flouting of court ordered mandates by @ScottMorrisonMP and @PeterDutton_MP with .....
... regards to #HomeToBiloela family and the flouting of international human rights conventions with respect of #Nauru #manus and the hundreds if not thousands of people being denied adequate safe care;
2. The #corporatewelfare bring provided with #taxcuts state enabled .....
.... #taxevasion writ large by multi national companies that rip off the Australian consumer and input nothing back into our economy;
3. The corruption and taking bribes (aka as political donations by “interest groups” like #Adani #religious organisations the Chinese this list ..
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Looks like they are going to get more receipts!
Court orders law firm to identify clients who used off-shore accounts to hide money! #taxevasion #MoneyLaundering
#ButNothingsHappening accountingtoday.com/news/court-rul…
The IRS convicted one of their clients for tax evasion from 1996-2000 by using the firms services to set up off-shore accounts & shell companies. So the IRS filed a "John Doe" summons for the records of all their similar customers from 1995-2017!
The law firm has lost it's legal fight as of last week & will have to provide the identities of the clients to the IRS. Piercing their claim of attorney client privilege as they were acting as accountants/tax preparers not attorneys! mahanyertl.com/2019/john-doe-…
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🔥DEUTSCHE🔥

Deutsche Bank employees charged with spotting ILLEGAL activity *repeatedly* encountered transactions suspicious of MONEY LAUNDERING by @realDonaldTrump, his kids, and Kushner.🧐

Bank executives *never* filed reports, as required by law.🤬

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🔥KUSH🔥

A longtime anti-money laundering specialist at Deutsche Bank found money moving from Kushner Co to #Russians🇷🇺and recommended reporting the transactions (they weren’t).

Deutsche Bank has laundered BILLIONS of dollars for Russians.🙄

nyti.ms/2VMn62R
One Deutsche Bank employee was FIRED for trying to report Trump and Kush’s shady transactions with #Russians🇷🇺to the government.🤬

“They attempted to try to silence me,” she said. “I’m at peace because I know that I did the right thing.”

#MoneyLaundering
nytimes.com/2019/05/19/bus…
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THREAD Realtors have profited handsomely from the skyrocketing property markets in Vancouver and Toronto. These markets have also been hotbeds for dirty money. It's gotten so bad, real estate agents themselves want a crack down on money laundering. #onpoli thestar.com/news/investiga…
2/ At @TorontoStar we have been investigating tax evasion and money laundering ever since the #PanamaPapers in 2016, and one simple solution to this problem keeps coming up: TRANSPARENCY. projects.thestar.com/panama-papers/… #TorontoRealEstate
3/ A common belief is that tax havens like Lichtenstein and Switzerland have secrecy laws that attract criminals. The truth is that Canada's lack of transparency for land, company and trust ownership makes this country far more useful for organized crime projects.thestar.com/panama-papers/…
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Todos os anos a UE perde cerca 1 bilião de euros através de esquemas de fraude e #evasãofiscal. A Resolução ontem aprovada no #EPlenary contém medidas concretas de combate à evasão e elisão fiscal.
#TaxJustice #TaxEvasion #Whistleblowers
A Resolução apela aos Estados Membros que revoguem de forma célere os regimes de #vistosgold, porque potenciais benefícios destes não compensam os riscos de branqueamento de capitais e evasão fiscal.
A resolução reconhece pela primeira vez 7 Estados Membros como paraísos fiscais: Bélgica, Chipre, Hungria, Irlanda, Luxemburgo, Malta e Holanda.
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Never forget @TheRevAl blamed his “tax scrutinity” on his support of Obama yet somehow he went years without paying his taxes has/had 🤷🏼‍♀️ over $4 million in liens but guess what he’s never faced? Criminal charges or jail time #Manafort
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Willie Nelson had THIRTY TWO MILLION in unpaid taxes, the government slashed it and let him make an album to pay back. #Manafort
Triggered left out of their f**king minds attacking Judge Ellis instead of listening to what he said, 10-20 years is bat shit crazy. Here’s a similar case in Democrat heaven: bank fraud & tax evasion, sentence 36 months. #manafort
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#ForeignAgent! #RussiaCollusion! Pay-to-Play Scandals! #TaxFraud! #TaxEvasion! Lying on sworn, Federal forms! Intentional misuse of donated funds!

Why are we still waiting for action,  @RepMeadows & @RepCummings? AG Barr? Huber?

Too busy focused on Fake Trump investigations...
Cl¡ntons acted as foreign agent for multiple countries, engaged in pay-for-play, brokered pharmaceuticals, $$$, uranium, etc. thru #ClintonFoundation in exchange for favors, and used CF as a personal "piggy bank."

$400M - $2.5B that may be subject to taxation & incorrectly used!
501c3 charity should take ≤ 15% in administrative costs & give 85% of money taken in to actual charity work. Only 40% of the money taken in by the CF went to charity work. 60% went to the Cl¡ntons & the CF in administrative costs. Money decreased when they had no influence!
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🔥EndGame🔥

Weisselberg, TrumpOrg CFO, has Immunity in Cohen Probe-he knows everything

NYAG criminal probe likely re Cohen's taxes & senior TrumpOrg execs re hush 💰payments.

The illegal acts that may have helped Trump win the presidency:
Hush Money, Hackers, Trolls & psyops
🔥EndGame2🔥

Manafort tried to get the US military kicked out of Central Asia to help RU

WH Criticizes China Over El Salvador Recognition

Sen. John McCain will discontinue medical treatment for his brain cancer.🙏🏽

Omarosa: I’m ready to testify at Trump impeachment trial🔥
🔥EndGame3🔥

Senators are demanding info about Giuliani’s history with opioid maker Purdue Pharma

Cohen wasnt alone: records suggest two senior TrumpOrg execs had role in hush 💰 arrangements.

Trump killed stories about his kids, ex-wives, & Melania—the Pecker & safe knows all
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Selected list of #indictments and #sentencings
Aug 15-22, 2018
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1. Ricky Johnston from Las Vegas admitted to receiving over 600 images of toddlers & children engaged in sexually explicit conduct. He was sentenced to 144 months in federal prison.

#childpornography #childsexabuse #RickyJohnston #projectsafechildhood

justice.gov/usao-nv/pr/las…
2. Operation Darkness Falls results in arrest one of the most prolific dark net drug dealers in the world.
Matthew & Holly Roberts used the darknet marketplace to distribute #fentanyl #oxycodone #heroin #meth & other drugs.

#darknet #silkroad #alphabay
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(1) #BillClinton granted a #pardon to #MarcRich, who was convicted of #racketeering and #taxevasion and was on #FBI 's #MostWanted list.
(2) The pardon followed donations by #DeniseRich of $1M to the Dems, $100K+ to #Hillary 's campaign and $450K to the #ClintonLibrary .
(3) #Obama granted #clemency to 1,927 criminals, more than any other President . He released to the public 504 inmates w/ #LifeSentences .
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