January 22, 2021

French Heartthrob and Movie Star Moves to Belgium to Avoid Taxes

Via Telegraph: French actor Gérard Depardieu has set up legal residence in a Belgian village just over the French border to escape his country’s punitive taxes, the local mayor has confirmed. The 63-year-old star has bought an unglamorous-looking former customs official’s house in the village of Nechin, a stone’s throw from the nearest French town […]

The Steve Jobs Legacy: How Apple Avoids Billions in State Taxes

Via New York Times: RENO, Nev. — Apple, the world’s most profitable technology company, doesn’t design iPhones here. It doesn’t run AppleCare customer service from this city. And it doesn’t manufacture MacBooks or iPads anywhere nearby. Yet, with a handful of employees in a small office here in Reno, Apple has done something central to […]

Cindy Sheehan: I Haven’t Paid my Income Taxes in 8 Years

Via The Blaze: Speaking at Occupy Rose Bowl, anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan announced before a crowd of protesters that she hasn’t paid her income taxes since her son, U.S. Army Specialist Casey Sheehan, was killed in Iraq in 2004. Sheehan went on to justify her tax evasion by stating that she would not fund “the […]

Debt and Taxes: Settled Science

When a Democrat says he is serious about our debt problem, what he means is that he’s pleased as punch to have another way to sell you on a tax increase.  Democrats, being smarter than Republicans, use math and logic to make the case: if you raise tax rates, you get more revenue; if you […]

Records show Christie Brinkley owes $531k in taxes

NEW YORK (AP) — Records show supermodel Christie Brinkley owes $ 531,000 in back taxes, and the IRS has filed a lien against her. The Daily News of New York (http://nydn.us/tN4ozF ) reports that the tax lien was filed Nov. 21 on a mansion in Bridgehampton on New York’s Long Island, where she lives. A […]