Saturday, July 18, 2009

Openness about taxes in the Nordic countries



a onblur="try {parent.deselectBloggerImageGracefully();} catch(e) {}" href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_eYYOIBdveaY/Sl5D-9MHNXI/AAAAAAAABEc/JRn2Pk897uQ/s1600-h/open.jpeg"img style="margin: 0px auto 10px; display: block; text-align: center; cursor: pointer; width: 137px; height: 103px;" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_eYYOIBdveaY/Sl5D-9MHNXI/AAAAAAAABEc/JRn2Pk897uQ/s320/open.jpeg" alt="" id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5358795355473786226" border="0" //abr /a href="http://taxjustice.blogspot.com/2009/07/paying-taxes-is-public-in-finland.html" This article on the Tax Justice Network's blog /a points out that in Finland and in other Nordic countries some information about what taxes people have paid is public. This openness is a good feature of their societies.br /br /This culture of openness makes it harder to hide tax evasion, as people will notice if someone who has a high standard of living seems to be paying suspiciously little in taxes.div class="blogger-post-footer"img width='1' height='1' src='https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/tracker/38622711-5087837987614957048?l=vinospoliticalblog.blogspot.com'//div

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