The way people think the economy works shapes public opinion towards progressive taxation. But the 'tax the rich' crowd don't neglect economic efficiency, observes Lucy Barnes The politics of progressive taxation presents a paradox. Polling on whether taxes on the rich should be increased returns supermajorities in favour, yet the recent direction of travel has […] Read more
Elena Escalante Block
The European Commission is losing cases related to state aid taxation in the Europeanâ€¯Generalâ€¯Court. If the Commission continues to suffer defeat against multinationals like Amazon, Apple and Starbucks, this could undermine the authority of its decisions on state aid, argues Elena Escalante Block Read more
The global minimum corporate tax will help countries retain wealth. Yet, writes Anna Guildea, a truly â€˜globalâ€™ corporate tax must originate from fora more inclusive than the G7 Read more
The Biden administrationâ€™s plans to introduce a global minimum corporate tax rate, while bringing benefits to the world economy, will have a crushing effect on economies such as Ireland, which has used low corporate tax rates as an engine of economic growth, writes Anna Guildea Read more
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