Quickie link: Tax evasion as a matter of principle

The Tax Evasion Double Standard: How US CEOs Are Withholding Revenue by Thom Hartmann

If I refused to pay any taxes until the US government lowered my taxes to a so-called “fair rate,” I’d almost certainly be arrested for tax evasion. But when The Washington Post asked Apple CEO Tim Cook about the billions that his company has stashed in tax havens around the world, Cook declared: “We’re not going to bring it back until there’s a fair rate. There’s no debate about it.”

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