Tag archive for ‘tax’
Vered Weiss On Sunday, January 11th, 2015

Tony Blair Makes A Fortune As An International Fixer

  Robert Mendick of the Daily Telegraph makes it seem like Britain’s former prime minister Tony Blair is making a killing since he left 10 Downing Street. His career as an “international fixer” More...

Lily Bethlehem On Friday, January 9th, 2015

Treasury Secretary Lew Signature too Goofy for the US Dollar

Many Americans are worried about how they are going to file their taxes this year given the new details that might arise because of Obamacare. The Treasury Department and Health and Human Services Department More...

Irit Avissar On Thursday, January 8th, 2015

US Internal Revenue staff in Israel for tax evasion talks

The meeting is to implement the information exchange agreement between Israel and the US. A delegation from the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) visited Israel last week to meet representatives of the Israel More...

Globes On Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Israeli Attorney General to probe Leumi US tax evasion

/ Irit Avissar, Gur Megiddo and Stella Korin-Lieber/ The Attorney General will examine the civil and criminal implications of the bank’s conduct in helping US citizens evade US taxes. Attorney General More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Bruce Ratner Wants Tax Break to Bring Democratic Convention to Brooklyn

Mayor DeBlasio wants to see Brooklyn as the location of the next Democratic Convention, but the move involves a tax break to developer Bruce Ratner that could cut into tax reevnues. Bruce Ratner is the developer More...

Eli Horn On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Clients of Firm Linked to Sheldon Silver Receive NY State Tax Breaks, Report Says

On Wednesday, the new session of New York’s state legislature begins in Albany and Lower East Side Assemblyman Sheldon Silver is all but assured of being re-elected as Speaker. He’s held the post since More...

Joseph E. Stiglitz
Vered Weiss On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Nobel Prize Winning Economist Joseph Stiglitz Excluded From SEC Panel

Joseph Stiglitz, a Nobel Prize winning economist and vocal critic of the effect of high frequency trading, will not be included on a Securities and Exchange Commission Panel on high frequency trading  (HFT) More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

What’s Bill Ackman Cooking Up at Restaurant Brands?

Bill Ackman revealed that he has an 18.8% stake in Restaurant Brands International, a company that is the result of the controversial merger between Burger King and Tim Hortons, as reported by BenZinga. More...

Eli Horn On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Economist Paul Krugman Sounds Alarm over ‘Valley of Despond’ in World Income

A chart showing income growth since 1988 by percentiles of world income distribution, the surge by the global elite plus the dramatic rise of many people in emerging markets was the best chart of 2014, New More...

Lily Bethlehem On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Will Sheldon Adelson Give his BuckaBees to Huckabee?

Sheldon Adelon’s casino’s haven’t been doing well in Macau, with the Chinese crackdown on gambling, but he might be able to spare Mike Huckabee a dime. The question is, will Huckebee’s More...

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