Tesla's Musk Paid at Least $593 Million in Income Taxes in 2016
Jack Townsend, Three Offshore Account Holders Sentenced
Backstage to the Panama Papers: big data analytics and collaborative journalism
Post Panama Papers, call to name and shame people behind shell companies
NY Times: The IRS Enlists Debt Collectors To Recover Overdue Taxes, 'Placing A Bull’s-Eye On The Backs Of Low-Income Taxpayers' And 'Putting Out Barrels Of Honey For Scammers'
The New York Times tracks Google’s transition From Search to Sales: “In the 17 years since Google introduced text-based advertising above search results, the company has allocated more space to ads and created new forms of them. The ad creep on Google has pushed “organic” (unpaid) search results farther down the screen, an effect even more pronounced on the smaller displays of smartphones. The changes are profound for retailers and brands that rely on leads from Google searches to drive online sales. With limited space available near the top of search results, not advertising on search terms associated with your brand or displaying images of your products is tantamount to telling potential customers to spend their money elsewhere…Retailers are snapping up product ads. They accounted for 52 percent of all Google search ad spending by retailers in the first quarter of 2017, versus 8 percent in 2011, according to the digital marketing agency Merkle…”
by John AzariasIn the debate about temporary skilled migration visas, there are two separate issues.
The first, and most fundamental one, is about the underlying governance structure of the program. The review I chaired in 2014 – on which many of the government's announced changes are based – found general agreement both on the intrinsic shortcomings of the system's previous architecture, and on the structural reforms we felt were necessary.
The second, and more controversial, issue relates to the way the program's governance structure has been applied in practice. The panel believed it was best to get the basics right first, so we focused on reforms to the program's governance structure 457 visa changes about restoring public confidence and trust
The Horrid Social and Cultural Consequences of Taxation
London's housing crisis is abetted by illicit funds
TaxGrrrl, Indian Police Allege IRS, FBI, Other Law Enforcement Not Interested In Phone Scam Arrests. “Singh said there was ‘not much’ collaboration with American officials, noting that ‘[w]e had a visit from one FBI agent based out of Delhi some time ago” but that there had been no follow-up.'” If true, that’s a crime, if only morally.