Reply to post: Re: About bl**dy time

US slaps tariffs on countries that hit Big Tech with digital services taxes ... then pauses them immediately

Dave314159ggggdffsdds Silver badge

Re: About bl**dy time

How about, companies don't pay tax, people do? Corporation tax used to be a convenient way of collecting tax from shareholders, back in the days of paper and adding machines. It isn't convenient any longer, so why bother?

If the shareholders are in your country, you can tax their income. If they aren't, then their investment is 'foreign direct investment', which is something we want as much of as possible, and therefore shouldn't be taxed.

But to people of a conspiratorial mindset, it's all a conspiracy by whoever they've picked as a proxy for 'the Jews'.

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