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The Pending Paradigm Shift

Without trying to sound cliché, Karl Marx once wrote: “History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.” This seems to be the state Western liberal democracies find themselves in these days. Big governments with… Read More »The Pending Paradigm Shift

UK wealth tax

With all due respect to the BBC, the imposition of such a “one-time” wealth tax would have a disastrous impact on the British economy. Capital flight would occur, much like what is happening already in… Read More »UK wealth tax

UK starts to tax wealth

Like other major economies in 2020, the UK is facing a tax deficiency in light of covid-19 and the severe contraction of its economy. Governments are now looking to new tax revenue schemes and everything… Read More »UK starts to tax wealth

Some thoughts on Austria

Austria’s Ministry of Finance has recently provided some guidance on the question of an Austrian home office as it applies to an Austrian tax resident employee and whether such a setup can qualify as an… Read More »Some thoughts on Austria

Dividends in Austria

The Austrian tax court has recently opined on the question of dividend payments from Austria to an intermediate EU holding company which has no substance (while its EU parent does). Generally in Austria dividends paid… Read More »Dividends in Austria