Heather M. Field (Hastings): A Taxonomy for Tax Loopholes. “That’s the game”: Tax planners look for loopholes amid uncertainty over new law. Paul Mason (Baylor), Steven Utke (UConn), and Brian Williams (Indiana): Why Pay Our Fair Share? How Perceived Influence Over Laws Affects Tax Evasion. Steven A. Bank (UCLA): When Did Tax Avoidance Become Respectable? Economists say the ultra-wealthy are dodging taxes far more than we think (and more and more and more). Gabriel Zucman on how corporations and the wealthy avoid taxes (and how to stop them). The Paradise Papers show there’s all kinds of people who have their snouts in the trough.

How Apple takes a bite out of all of us: Why the tech giant loves the tiny island of Jersey and why the Republican tax scheme won’t change that. Amazon made $5.6 billion in profits last year and reportedly paid zero American dollars in federal taxes. Is Amazon too big to tax? The tech giants will never pay their fair share of taxes — unless we make them. If you tax the rich, they won’t leave: US data contradicts millionaires’ threats.

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