Curb dynastic wealth with these tax ideas

In a blockbuster scoop, The New York Times recently reported evidence that presidential nominee Donald Trump could’ve legally ...
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    Cap nonprofit CEO salaries to the US President’s salary

    Runaway executive salaries aren’t limited to corporate America. Top universities and many other nonprofit institutions also ...
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      Charge extractive industries a severance fee for the damage they leave behind

      Extractive companies come and go, but the damage stays. When local communities welcome oil, gas, and mining business interests into ...
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        If a corporate deserter doesn’t want to pay US taxes, don’t let it buy US elections

        As far as lucrative business practices go, one clever gimmick is an increasingly popular one: the “corporate inversion,” in ...
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          Stop special perks like U.S. Embassy parties for corporate deserters

          U.S. multinational companies that simply changed their addresses on file, just to dodge taxes to Uncle Sam, are still enjoying various ...
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            Panama Papers: The Response

            By now, chances are that readers of this website have heard of the Panama Papers. So let’s get right to the point: what should be ...
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              The unusual way Denmark reins in reckless corporate greed

              It’s a common refrain: corporate executives in the U.S. are too short-sighted and myopic in their time horizon, controlled by the ...
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                Delicious idea for overhauling the corporate income tax: replace it with stocks

                Thanks to rampant tax-dodging trickery and sophistry, corporate America is enjoying huge payoffs even as it complains loudly about the ...
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                  Make everyone’s tax returns public

                  Whoa, what? You read that right: let’s put every American’s tax return in the online public domain—after anonymizing it to ...
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                    To crack down on tax evasion by wealthy investors, create an international register of who owns which financial securities

                    Secrecy allows tax-dodging by super wealthy investors to fester around the world. Here’s one idea from economist Gabriel Zucman ...
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                      IRS: Disclose what tax perks Members of Congress are giving themselves

                      Presidential candidates typically release their tax returns as standard practice in the modern era, but most Members of Congress ...
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                        Novel way to curb sky-high CEO pay: base the corporate income tax on it

                        For those seeking new ideas to curb outrageous levels of corporate CEO pay, here’s a novel rethinking of the tax code itself: ...
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                          Rebrand it: the real “right to work” is full employment

                          Let’s turn the tables on conservatives and their powerful corporate donors who love to talk about “right-to-work,” ...
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                            Here’s how states can help rein in abuse of federal tax loopholes

                            Here’s how to step up the effort against corporate abuse of federal tax laws: get the states to deny their own state tax ...
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                              Clever but underused progressive tax ideas for urban inequality

                              Although much of the public debate on inequality focuses on national policies, there’s an impressive array of state and local ...
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                                Colleges: self-impose a carbon tax

                                Dear college & university students, we can do something about climate change right on our nation’s campuses, with or without ...
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