Tagged: Financial Transaction Tax
Americans are used to paying sales taxes on basic goods and services, but when a Wall Street trader buys millions of dollars’ worth of stocks or derivatives, there’s no tax at all.
With two new legislative initiatives, Senator Sanders is proposing to tax Wall Street speculators to guarantee all Americans a good shot at a college degree.
As European countries engage in advanced negotiations over the first regional financial transaction tax, this memo aims to answer some frequently asked questions about the issue.
Global campaigners are pushing European Union countries to be ambitious in targeting a significant portion of revenue from taxing financial transactions to fight climate chaos.
As individuals with first-hand knowledge and significant experience in the financial industry, we urge you to introduce small financial transaction taxes (FTTs).
Millionaires, who rightfully are the target for paying more, want us to think that any changes in the tax code will mean that we'll all be paying more too.
The nation's nurses are calling for a tax on financial transactions to begin raising the revenue needed to fix the nation's growing social crisis.
Climate activists turned up the heat on government officials attending the UN climate talks, calling for a tiny tax on financial speculation to help pay for the fight against global warming.
As we enter a more challenging political landscape, IPS will continue to utilize its inside-outside strategy to promote true democracy and challenge concentrated wealth, corporate influence, and military power.
In the United States and many countries around the world, there is growing momentum behind proposals to place a very small tax on trades of stock, currency, derivatives, and other financial assets.