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France & the New Digital Tax

By admin / July 22, 2019

The French GAFA tax is an acronym for Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon which the French government has just passed. They are imposing a 3% tax on all business in France. The US has promised retaliation. This is part of the entire problem the world faces with trade. A lot of people talk about trade […]

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Sweden Implanting Chips in Your Right Hand to Eliminate Cash

By admin / July 15, 2019

There have been many people who fear the forecasts of the Bible’s Revelations and the sign of the Beast that no one will be able to buy or sell without receiving “a mark on their right hand or on their foreheads, and that no one may buy or sell except one who has the mark […]

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Income or Privilege Tax?

By admin / June 28, 2019

QUESTION: Hi Marty, Mini AOC sure is funny isn’t she? Here is a tax story for you. I’m considering a summer sublet in Sedona AZ, and while I tried to sell all my CA property by the end of last year – well long story short I am still a landlord out here. So I […]

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Taxes on What You Should Have Done with Your Property But Didn’t

By admin / June 18, 2019

In Vancouver, if you have a property that someone else would love to tear down to build a high rise, the government has created a scheme to make you pay taxes as if you were a high-rise. Small businesses pay some amount of tax on the airspace above their businesses, which they have not developed. […]

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The Endless Hunt for Taxes

By admin / June 4, 2019

QUESTION: Martin – Just read your latest on Lewrockwell.com, regarding taxation. I think the most basic, simplistic explanation you can put forward about income taxation, now in 2019, is that governments are taking directly out of our paychecks, while at the same time, printing money like deranged lunatics. Why tax my labor income if you […]

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UBS to Begin Charging Fees to Withdraw Cash

By admin / May 31, 2019

UBS will charge a 2 franc fee for withdrawing cash at the bank counter beginning in July, be it a withdrawal in CHF from a UBS private account or from a UBS current account. Thus, UBS stands (at least for now) pretty much alone. A survey of various institutions revealed that hardly any banks charge […]

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What were Roman Taxes v Modern Taxes?

By admin / May 30, 2019

QUESTION: You do a lot of comparison to the Roman Empire. What was the size of the government relative to GDP? Can you estimate that? GY ANSWER: The Roman economy was more like the USA during the mid-19th century in that it was pre-industrial. About 80% of its inhabitants worked in agriculture, which was about […]

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Polarization of the World in Trade & Taxes is Destroying Western Economies

By admin / May 30, 2019

  While there is a grave danger many speak of with trade wars creating protectionism, that is merely a reaction to the economic decline in the West. It is not merely trade wars; it is appearing also in tax wars. Germany bribing Swiss bankers to get names of Germans with accounts in Germany illustrates that […]

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Taxes

By admin / May 19, 2019

QUESTION: Wasn’t there an income in Britain under Addington in 1803 to pay for the war against Napoleon predate the USA? Is the income tax voluntary? GH ANSWER: Yes that is true. However, it actually predates even that. Income tax was first implemented in Great Britain by William Pitt the Younger in his budget of December […]

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