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

" A property tax on shares then?"

No, a capital gains tax. Something we already have.

"why in such situation a foreign shareholder should not pay nothing"

Because foreign people investing in our economy benefits us. We don't want to get less of it, we want to get more of it.

Foreign investment should not be taxed. This is absolutely standard orthodoxy in almost any type of economics - even the Marxist-pseudoeconomics babble agrees with this one.

"Why they should not pay their share of it too?"

Because there is no such thing as 'their share'. Either the shareholders are residents, and you can tax them on their earnings as you wish, or they aren't, and as we've established shouldn't be taxed.

People sending money to your country don't 'owe' you anything.

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