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How Jared Kushner Avoided Paying Taxes - The New York Times

Sat, 2018-10-13 11:10
*Step 1: The Purchase* *Kushner Companies buys a property. The majority of the money for the purchase comes in the form of mortgages and personal loans from banks.* *Step 2: The Write-Off* *Under the federal tax code, real estate investors can write off the purchase price of the building —

Article on opportunity for Wales to adopt LVT

Fri, 2018-09-28 20:33
Adam Price has just been elected as Plaid Cymru leader in Wales. He is in favour of LVT/AGR and argues for it to replace Council Tax, Business Rates and to enable a 9p reduction in income tax across the board: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-politics-45367710 He has been advised by an

The natural source...

Wed, 2018-09-19 01:08
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HG in The Economist

Mon, 2018-09-17 21:24
In this week’s The Economist, a long article celebrates the newspaper’s 175th anniversary. In it, it says that liberals should focus on two serious problems. One of them is land; and they offer (on pp.48-49) a generous review of LVT and endorsement of Henry George himself. Their chart tracking

Mining royalties

Mon, 2018-09-17 20:02
While LVT is in retrograde around the world, mining royalties (partial rent capture) seem to be advancing (alas, not in Canada which still collects near zero). Interestingly, in Yukon, some First Nations have successfully negotiated for smelter royalties (which can't be hidden) rather than

new book on 2 of the best examples of rental value capture

Tue, 2018-09-04 22:06
http://www.ethicaleconomics.org.uk/2015/07/no-debt-high-growth-low-tax/ No Debt, High Growth, Low Tax 2015, Jul 27 | [image: NoDebtHighGrowthLowTax] < http://www.ethicaleconomics.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/NoDebtHighGrowthLowTax.jpg> Paperback Price £ 14.95 - ISBN: 9780856835070

Swapping business rates with land value tax would aid Britain’s Brexit heartlands, research claims

Wed, 2018-08-29 20:05
In yesterday’s Sun, in the UK, a strong argument for LVT. Swapping business rates with land value tax would aid Britain’s Brexit heartlands, research claims < https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/7114129/calls-for-business-rates-swapped-land-value-tax/>

The time may be right for land-value taxes

Wed, 2018-08-22 17:09
On firmer ground The time may be right for land-value taxes https://www.economist.com/briefing/2018/08/09/the-time-may-be-right-for-land-value-taxes?frsc=dg%7Ce Beloved of liberals and economists, they have so far never caught on A land-value tax might seem like an enticing prospect to those

supply management

Tue, 2018-06-26 01:34

tariffs

Wed, 2018-06-13 19:45
Henry George opposed tariffs, as they are basically cutting off one's nose to spite one's face, ie, tariffs hurt both sides by restricting markets and subsidizing inefficient businesses. Ontario has romantic notions of supplying its own milk and other dairy products (at higher prices for widows

Swiss voters reject campaign to alter country’s commercial banking practices

Wed, 2018-06-13 12:49
JOHN REVILL ZURICH REUTERS PUBLISHED 3 DAYS AGOUPDATED 3 DAYS AGO A radical plan to transform Switzerland’s financial landscape by barring commercial banks from electronically creating money when they lend was resoundingly rejected by Swiss voters on Sunday. More than three-quarters of

Banks never go bankrupt. : )

Tue, 2018-06-12 12:52

A Tax that Would Solve the Housing Crisis

Mon, 2018-06-04 21:18
A Tax that Would Solve the Housing Crisis Eliminate all taxes but a levy on land, said Henry George. Here’s why it would work. By Patrick Condon Today | TheTyee.ca Professor

LVT in Ontario election, Posted on May 14, 2018

Tue, 2018-05-15 11:05
To pay for this record investment in transit, Schreiner will follow the lead of other forward-looking metropolitan cities that have instituted road pricing – through tolls, congestion charges, parking levies and *land value taxes* in Toronto. Schreiner announces game-changing plan for building

Fwd: Debt overload is an easy problem to solve

Thu, 2018-05-10 16:27
This is a very good read. It's a combo of MMT (gov can print it's own money rather than issue debt) and LVT. Frank ========= As for the government debts that so worry some people at the IMF, Japan is already, if inadvertently, leading the third revolution. The country’s central bank had

The Monopolization of America

Tue, 2018-05-08 08:35
Link: https://www.commondreams.org/views/2018/05/07/monopolization-america?utm_campaign=shareaholic&utm_medium=email_this&utm_source=email While this article is very true, and blatantly obvious in its case, it is unfortunate that Mr. Reich neglects or overlooks the most egregious monopoly of

BUDGET DAY – AUSTRALIA May 8, 2018

Mon, 2018-05-07 20:15
*http://thedepression.org.au/budget-day-australia/ * *As federal budget day dawns across Australia, Harvard PhD, tax expert and former Federal Treasury economist, Dr Terry Dwyer, poses a pertinent question.*

forget property, tax land

Sun, 2018-05-06 11:43
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHHM15db7oA&sns=fb

The Potential of Cryptocurrencies to Transform our Taxation Systems for the Better

Sat, 2018-05-05 11:40
https://www.globalpolicyjournal.com/blog/02/02/2018/ potential-cryptocurrencies-transform-our-taxation-systems-better