Monday, 25 June , 2018

taxes

Is Germany Catching Trump’s Tax Disease?

By Marcel Fratzscher Jan 26, 2018 The fiscal policies proposed by Germany’s emerging grand coalition government look very American. Like the US Republicans' recent tax legislation,...

Does Europe Really Need Fiscal And Political Union?

by Dani Rodrik on 8 January 2018 Greece’s combative former finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, and his nemesis, former German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble, were at...

Trump, Macron: same fight

By Thomas Piketty It is customary to contrast Trump and Macron: on one hand the vulgar American businessman with his xenophobic tweets and global warming...

A Global Tax Counter-Revolution

By  Dimitris Konstantakopoulos Many people around the globe treat Trump essentially as a clown (they are often those who called upon us to take him...

Trump: Everything for the rich!

Senate Republicans Pass Sweeping Tax Bill By JIM TANKERSLEY, THOMAS KAPLAN and ALAN RAPPEPORT WASHINGTON — The Senate passed the most sweeping tax rewrite in decades early...

Greece’s middle incomes go under knife

The disposable income of Greece’s average earners has been slashed by more than 50 percent due to overtaxation in recent years, according to the...

Greeks Unable to Pay Taxes, State Debtor Numbers Continue to Rise

It is estimated that this year 3.94 million taxpayers owe the state money in tax payments amounting to some 94.7 billion euros. This means that...

Corbyn proposes corporate tax rise

CORPORATION tax could be hiked above its current 20 per cent rate under Labour plans to help abolish tuition fees, Jeremy Corbyn said yesterday. The Labour leader promised to reverse the planned cuts to the levy, which are due to fall to 17 per cent by 2020, and indicated that it could actually rise even further.

Greece captured in death spiral

By Stathis Habibis The economic and social situation in Greece day by day is getting worse, after SYRIZA’s capitulation on the 13th of July 2015....