Boost Home and Capital Gains Taxes on Wealthy, Says Britain’s Deputy PM
Britain’s deputy prime minister called for an increase in taxes on capital gains and on the priciest real estate transactions, saying it was harder for the wealthy to avoid taxes on assets they couldn’t just pick up and move.
E.U. Leaders Still Disagree as Crisis Simmers
Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany met with resistance at home to her austerity-only position even as Prime Minister Mario Monti of Italy gave a different account of Wednesday’s summit meeting than was offered by the Luxembourg prime minister, Jean-Claude Juncker.
British Budget Cuts Top Tax Rate, Deductions for Pensioners
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne on Thursday prompted a chorus of jeers over the budget he unveiled, which cut the top tax rate on Britain’s wealthiest even as it eliminated tax deductions for pensioners.
'Harry Potter' Star Supports Higher Taxes for Wealthy
Move over, Wizard of Omaha. You’ve got company–the Wizard of Little Whinging. Actor Daniel Radcliffe, best known for his portrayal of wizard Harry Potter, has come out in favor of taxing the wealthy, himself included.