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Argentina's ruling coalition planning a one time “solidarity tax” on 12,000 wealthy contributors

Tuesday, September 1st 2020 - 08:49 UTC
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Argentina’s ruling coalition, Frente de Todos, is seeking to impose a one-time tax on wealthy citizens as part of a strategy to solidify the alliance’s populist credentials while boosting government revenue amid a deteriorating economic crisis. Read full article

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  • Chicureo

    And people wonder why MANY Argentines maintain undeclared offshore banking accounts...

    Sep 01st, 2020 - 10:35 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Think

    New times hermanito...

    1) It is becoming increasingly difficult..., not to say almost impossible for anybody from anycountry to maintain undeclared offshore banking accounts anywhere...

    2) https://ciperchile.cl/2020/06/18/impuesto-patrimonial-para-chile-a-partir-de-la-experiencia-internacional/

    3) Capisce...?

    Sep 01st, 2020 - 11:21 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
  • Papa

    Think....

    Cross the river, these respectful argie citizens can put their gold in the Promised Landguay and run away from the Peronevils: https://www.elpais.com.uy/informacion/sociedad/informe-programa-argentino-presento-uruguay-nueva-tierra-prometida.html

    Sep 02nd, 2020 - 12:57 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Wonder what part of the word ***“Undeclared”***..., the above Ignorant Anglo Turnip didn't understand...?

    Sep 02nd, 2020 - 01:50 am - Link - Report abuse -4
  • Pugol-H

    Desperate measures, barrel, bottom, scrape.

    Sep 02nd, 2020 - 04:46 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Think

    TWIMC...
    REF...: Wealth Taxes...

    Time-hounored and effective taxation mechanisms..., Wealth Taxes as four European Nations kept until today..., and many others are good on their way to re-establish..., as a sensible and logical form of financing their Countries out of this Covid19 mess we all are in...
    https://voxeu.org/article/progressive-european-wealth-tax-fund-european-covid-response

    Capisce...?

    Sep 02nd, 2020 - 06:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pugol-H

    Willing to bet CFK & Co don’t have to pay a penny (Peso) and very little of what is collected, which won’t be much, will go where it is supposed to.

    Is the sad reality for Argentina.

    Sep 03rd, 2020 - 04:38 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Also sprach die Steckrübe...

    Sep 03rd, 2020 - 05:47 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pugol-H

    Dane - Scandinavian, Swede - Scandinavian Brassica napobrassica, Turnip - Brassica rapa subsp. rapa

    Seems you’re more closely related to the humble Turnip than anyone, Stink.

    Sep 03rd, 2020 - 05:59 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    Chicureo, Pugol-H

    Did you see the above “Wonder what part of the word ***“Undeclared”***..., the above Ignorant Anglo Turnip didn't understand...” ???

    Words of wisdom from the 'undeclared' Chubut Turnip...“undeclared” means “undeclared”',
    i.e., usually associated to 'unknown', and likely to remain so unless the owner of such assets is being investigated for something, shall we say, dishonest ?....capisce ?

    But getting back to the story, without a doubt, the Fernandez couple, along with their cronies in government (including Congress and the Judiciary) have been excluded from the list of 12,000 wealthy contributors.....Socialism at its best....99% of the cash 'confiscated' will just be transferred to 'other' offshore accounts by Albertito and Cristinita.

    I'll bet Reekie must be grateful that he doesn't live there anymore, and his fortune is safe in Canada....even though he won't admit it.

    Sep 06th, 2020 - 10:08 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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