[FoRK] New threat for UK's offshore havens: tax
Adam L Beberg
beberg at mithral.com
Fri Oct 30 02:49:31 PDT 2009
Eugen Leitl wrote on 10/29/2009 1:12 PM:
> You can run, but you can't hide.
> But you knew that already, right?
The UK is broke, no more free ride in the territories. This isn't about
stopping the rich from hiding their money which is the primary function
of government. For the middle class tho...
They are now opening up ALL safety deposit boxes over there, and taking
whatever they want, until you can prove it's yours - which you cannot
obviously. How convenient.
Not as bad as what they do in California, but then again keeping your
family jewels in a building that is controlled by those that will do
anything to maintain power, isn't such a great idea is it.
When the drug dealer and other underground economy workers are the only
ones left that have jobs, you have to do whatever is necessary to get
your cut if taxes don't work, right? It's always the tax evasion that
they get you for, because that is THEIR money you're not paying.
The governments are broke, and those government jobs all still need to
get paid, so now we have entered the kleptocracy phase where they take
stuff and print money exponentially.
Fun times, fun times...
Adam L. Beberg
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