Tag Archives: Financial Privacy
It goes without saying that I’m always ready to defend tax havens when statists are seeking to undermine tax competition, financial privacy, and fiscal sovereignty. So when the BBC asked… Read more
The Center for Freedom and Prosperity (CF&P) today applauded Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) for introducing legislation that would repeal the most economically destructive and privacy violating provisions of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).
I often argue that we need to preserve tax competition and tax havens in order to limit the greed of the political class. Without some sort of external constraint, they… Read more
I thought conservatives were the ones with an unseemly fixation on sex. They’re supposed to be the Puritans who, in the words of Mencken, have a “haunting fear that someone,… Read more
There are many problems with the FATCA intergovernmental agreement (IGA) process. From a US perspective, they agreements represent a subversion of the proper treaty process, an unconstitutional expansion of executive… Read more
According to Washington Post Exposé, People Who Utilize Tax Havens Are Far More Honest than Politicians
Using data stolen from service providers in the Cook Islands and the British Virgin Islands, the Washington Post published a supposed exposé of Americans who do business in so-called tax… Read more
I wrote recently about the need to draw a line in the sand on FATCA. Long story short, if current efforts to form an international tax cartel are not halted… Read more
The Center for Freedom and Prosperity released today a Strategic Memorandum warning about the radical agenda pursued by opponents of tax competition. The Memorandum documents how opponents of low-tax jurisdictions and good fiscal policy are highly organized, politically emboldened and aggressively pursuing an otherwise unpopular and radical agenda.
Opponents of tax competition have long argued that the need to combat tax evasion justified aggressive and counter-productive policies designed to eviscerate tax competition, financial privacy, and fiscal sovereignty.