Category: Cash Reserves

Study: The ultra-rich hide 25 percent of their wealth in tax havens

A study released May 28 by University of California Berkeley economist Gabriel Zucman and two Scandinavian colleagues, “Tax Evasion and Inequality,” demonstrates that global wealth inequality is drastically underestimated in official statistics because of how successful the super-rich are at evading taxes. According to the paper, the super-rich, that is… – Continue reading

Negative interest rates make it expensive to hold large cash reserves, writes Izabella Kaminska

I know Switzerland is renowned as a tax haven but this is surely a step too far? To be fair, they are not actually cutting tax levels. They are just discouraging early payment of taxes. Why would anyone pay the tax authorities early if they didn’t have to? The canton… – Continue reading