Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Raising taxes is "tax harmonization"; lowering taxes is "Brutal Brexit"

From today's Open Europe news summary:

European Commission plans corporate tax rule harmonisation

The European Commission will announce plans today to harmonise corporation tax policy across the EU. The plans would not mandate a single tax rate across Europe, but would instead seek to “eliminate the mismatches and loopholes between national tax systems, which companies can currently exploit,” as well as applying only to firms with an annual turnover above €750 million. An opinion piece for Expansión describes mooted reductions in UK corporation tax as ‘Brutal Brexit.’

"Doublespeak" is alive and well at the European Commission.

Sunday, October 16, 2016

The Global Financial Consequences of US Foreign Policy

Andy Duncan of Finlingo.com interviewed me last week from London.

Click on the link below for the 32 minute interview.

The Global Financial Consequences of US Foreign Policy