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Opinion: Why New Jersey should abolish the state income tax by Murray Sabrin

‘NEW JERSEY’S motto, “Liberty and Prosperity,” was adopted in 1777, a year after the colonists declared their independence. Although the state motto implies that New Jersey would be a free and independent state, the truth of the matter is that … Continue reading

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Peter Schiff’s Eulogy of his Father, Irwin Schiff

‘My father Irwin A. Schiff was born Feb. 23rd 1928, the 8th child and only son of Jewish immigrants, who had crossed the Atlantic twenty years earlier in search of freedom. As a result of their hope and courage my … Continue reading

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Corporate Inversions: Obama Fiddles While the Corporate Tax Burns U.S. Competitiveness by Dan Mitchell

‘The United States has what is arguably the worst business tax system of any nation. That’s bad for the shareholders who own companies, and it’s also bad for workers and consumers. And it creates such a competitive disadvantage that many … Continue reading

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Doug Casey on a Man Who Starved the Beast of $100 Million

International Man reposted Casey’s obituary of John Templeton. Below is an interesting excerpt. ‘In point of fact, his renunciation of his US citizenship was a major reason for Templeton becoming as wealthy as he was. If he’d had to pay … Continue reading

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Lysander Spooner on Taxes and the Nature of Government

I am rereading Rothbard’s For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto. In the book, Rothbard cites the well known quote by Lysander Spooner about taxes and the nature of government. Below, I repeat what Rothbard quoted and extend it a … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico Expands Tax Haven Deal For Americans To Its Own Emigrants

See “For US Citizens: Expat to Puerto Rico?” and “For US Citizens: Expat to Puerto Rico? – Part 2” for previous blog posts about Puerto Rican tax incentives for US citizens. ‘The original Act 20 & 22 combo Act 20, … Continue reading

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From Mises Daily: Bait & Switch: “Economic Development” in the States

“Bait & Switch: “Economic Development” in the States” makes some important points about taxes and incentives. While many libertarians have argued that any tax break is a good thing, as it allows a private entity to keep its property, some … Continue reading

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