Nov 7, 2017

11/07/2017: How the GOP’s tax bill tries to appeal to social conservatives

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(U.S. Edition) Millions of leaked documents known as the "Paradise Papers" show how the very rich are using offshore accounts in tax havens. One of the companies cited in these leaks: Apple. We'll look at how the company had shopped around for a tax haven after a crackdown on its tax practices in Ireland. Afterwards, we'll discuss some of the provisions buried in the GOP's tax bill meant to appeal to social conservatives, and then talk about a growing increase in the number of longer-term car loans.

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(U.S. Edition) Millions of leaked documents known as the “Paradise Papers” show how the very rich are using offshore accounts in tax havens. One of the companies cited in these leaks: Apple. We’ll look at how the company had shopped around for a tax haven after a crackdown on its tax practices in Ireland. Afterwards, we’ll discuss some of the provisions buried in the GOP’s tax bill meant to appeal to social conservatives, and then talk about a growing increase in the number of longer-term car loans.

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