Corporate Taxes: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
Many of America’s largest corporations shift a surprising portion of their profits overseas to avoid paying taxes. Even more surprisingly, that’s a legal thing to do.
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  • MCPunk55

    So two points: One, you can create 20 thousand job openings but it doesn't mean they'll be filled. Two, automation is the main cause for unemployment; followed by Social Justice Warrior rhetoric clashing with its favorite twin Conservatism.

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    Robert Peterson

    Why does Cardi B sound like she just took a d|ldo out of her mouth.

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    Jose Cuervo

    They're spending her fucking money on helping billionaires and making weapons lol Her fucking money does not go where it's needed :-(

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  • Plumikii Ryu
    Plumikii Ryu

    Please Do A Piece on Michael Jackson Hi, I’m writing to you because Last Week Tonight as opposed to other such shows actually cares about issues rather than chasing the headlines. It has been 11 years since Michael Jackson passed away yet to this day what the common consensus is that he is a taboo subject for many. I recall you guys once did a piece on Public Shaming. Michael Jackson was a genius, an abused child. He was strange. He was one of the few major stars from the 80s who came out of the 80s without a heroine addiction. He in his own way did many, Many strange things, but so do most other superstars. And more than others he actually cared. About children, about the earth. About the issues we are discussing to this day. While Icons like Freddie Mercury, Elvis Presley, Prince, Beetles and many more are known for their good works, Michael is known for the something which he has repeatedly been acquitted for. It’s the truth that anyone looking for will find instantly but due to the “where there is smoke there is a fire” narrative, even 11 years after his death, the new media treats him like a criminal. All his trial pages are open for the public to read. He WAS weird. Making a ranch called neverland, hanging out with children. Trusting people he shouldn’t. But I urge you please cover him, hear beyond the noise like you guys often do. The most successful African American Artist of all time was a humble man child, who respected women, loved children and cared about our environment. He was not a heroine junkie, a private man who did not share his disease even all the way back in 1993 even though he was accused of wanting to become a “White Man”. He was eccentric. Hanging out with animals and caring about them. This article covers multiple sources, some of which I had read previously. Michael Jackson was a multi talented millionaire pop star, who was not an alcoholic, was a caring father, a filial son, Treated women with respect, cared about the planet and it’s beings. The press that constantly kept DASHING him, had found a way to subvert their guilt. All those years of calling him a “Jacko”, “monkey” and many more hurtful things was justified if he was a paedophile. They NEEDED him to be guilty. Such a man cannot exist in Hollywood. Such public shaming had allowed and to this day allows Michael to be a victim to all this slander. Please do a piece, if not one that exonerates him then one that once and for all cements the fact the Michael Jackson, the greatest pop star, the first African American Idol was a paedophile. Not through unknown sources or flimsy headlines but through concrete proof. A news echoing in a closed chamber will not reach anyone, most fans who what to know the truth know it, other people will read the headlines but not the explanations. It’s about time the general public knows. Please do a piece on Michael, the blatant mistreatment by the media, The systematic racism he faced during his trials. Please don’t let the first African American Singer be remembered for the things he did not do, He was weird, weird enough to annoy Freddie Mercury with Bubbles feedbacks, weird enough to let kids crack raw eggs over Michael Jackson, Weird enough to play water balloons with children. But he was not a paedophile and the world needs to acknowledge that. He was in no way a “Perfect Human” but he tried his best to live right and we should not punish him for doing that. On this year please exonerate this Black man, the Justice System has done it two decades ago, it’s about time everyone else does. Please do a piece on Michael Jackson.

  • superdude344

    "want to help those in the mail rooms"...

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    7:00 Best Part

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  • Jakub sýkoa
    Jakub sýkoa

    One my teacher say: Taxes are for poor people.

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    Herman Cardenas

    The pirate comment was verbal gold!

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    William Sutter

    No, Panama Scoot sounds like a diarrhoeal disease you can only contract in the Panama Canal.

  • A1 S
    A1 S

    So you’re money goes to healthcare but you need to pay to get insurance to use healthcare LOOOL!

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  • Adolf Hitler
    Adolf Hitler

    Cooperations pay taxes?

  • Xander Anderson
    Xander Anderson

    That great line form Blackadder's firing squad: "we're like taxmen. Everybody hates us but we're just doing our job.

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  • Asim Malik
    Asim Malik

    Corporate taxes is a scam and wealthy don't pay any taxes at all💲... It is the working class people like me and you🌎... #RoyalyScrewed😔

  • David Lepley
    David Lepley

    I want a complete redistribution of wealth, time for some real Robin Hood s#$@.

  • Ruben La Rochelle
    Ruben La Rochelle

    For those curious: Cardi B taxes are ~36.8% of her income. I'm not saying she was intentionally inflating that to 40%, I only wanted to give a more precise amount to those who wondered whether that was true. I took that percentage from a public estimate of her getting 28mln in a year, then applied tax brackets and looked at the marginal ratio.

  • Ruben La Rochelle
    Ruben La Rochelle

    8:40 Why Ireland and the Netherlands? Why not directly Bermuda?

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    Saraswathi N

    5:25 Look at that guy's face, I feel sorry for him...

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  • Mehul Sharma
    Mehul Sharma

    Taxation is Theft

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  • Lita Ray
    Lita Ray

    I am sorry but Cardi B and John Oliver should be a couple. Or at least have a podcast.

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    Kyle Beals

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  • bidmcms3

    Corporate taxes are just a tax on employee pay and consumer prices

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  • tgmforum

    This is where he gets simplistic. There is a great argument for all corporations to behave like "Pass Through Entities" (like LLC and S-corporations) and never be charged a corporate profits tax. Let the profit flow straight through and tax the beneficiaries of that profit at the receiving end. Taxing the corporation itself makes no sense, until you deal with foreign holders.... There it becomes tricky, but much less a maze than it currently is.

  • TardKor3

    The corporate tax rate should be zero... Change my mind.

  • Kirk Dillabaugh
    Kirk Dillabaugh

    Johnny you stole my cereal Joke! I've been teaching kids for years that if eating cereal, you'd get more nutritional value of you just ate the box. Unless of course you are eating Weetabix, in which case it just tastes like you are eating the box. When can I expect my royalty cheques??

  • Robert McGuire
    Robert McGuire

    wait wait wait, "our focus is on helping the folks who work in the mail rooms... the people who like me best." (2017) That sure as hell didn't age well.

  • Michael Moyo
    Michael Moyo

    Am I the only one who clicked on the video because the title looked like, "Corporate Texas"?

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    Muthafuckas calling my house a pirate haven leave with a split lip...and sometimes a spot marked "X" 😘👽🎩🍭🍻🍑🍆💪🙈🐐

  • Lasse de Vries
    Lasse de Vries

    Cardi B is so fucking dumb Jesus Christ

  • Matthias Nagorski
    Matthias Nagorski

    Fast food workers pay more taxes than some of these corporations. That's absolutely infuriating. And pathetic.

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  • Carnage2K4

    I don't get the Roseanne joke at 1:56 Doesn't Roseanne REALLY hate Trump?

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  • SDMS 9
    SDMS 9

    what about HBO did it pay any taxes

  • Sreedevi 6_13
    Sreedevi 6_13

    After every video I watch of John Oliver's. I just feel so so bad.. Like why is the world in such a bad situation everytime. On top of it no one seems to even care about most of the issues.😔. Why is our world like this😞😔 When is it gonna change ☹️ Sorry for my bad eng.. 🙏

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  • Justin

    Thank God Biden's getting rid of this tax cut when he gets in (I'm Canadian FYI).

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  • VuqarIE

    2 years later, Cardi B vote for Biden to raise tax

  • Dale

    No wonder our national debt is so high. All these companies get to swindle themselves out of paying taxes. The more money you make the more you save on taxes.

    • Felix Philippe
      Felix Philippe

      well, you also killed 1,000,000 iraqis.

  • bucca2

    🎶remember that you’re not rich enough to be affected by a marginal tax rate🎶

  • John Doe
    John Doe

    So when they do it it's just smart business, but when I do it it's money laundering.

  • Caleb Koilpillai
    Caleb Koilpillai

    I can't get over how much john looks like steve mnuchin

  • MrCowabungaDude

    Probably about to go bankrupt and afraid of the Feds investigating their dirty earnings. Out of all those billions on trillions of dollars most likely somebody got paid to off people secretly not known to anyone because some medical files stating death by natural causes. With that kind of money they would want to hide their money because they might find it addicting to be able to take people out of pictures on the fly. Plus their money could be counterfiet and they're just washing the money in a place they can gain value to their fake monies. Like giving someone a candy wrapper in Europe to turn it into the worth of gold. Blame the metric system. If over-seas they know it's dirty money, it doesn't matter, it'll go in the bank. But if the business is dirty on domestic soil and goes under investigation then their assets could be seized; even their accounts overseas. It's proof of laundering and treason. How is it possible that their is trillions of USD and there's still poor people? Monopolys love hoarding money, and now in the computer times they even enjoy hoarding fake money, just to scare people. Bah-hum-bug Scrooge old white dudes who could care less about ugly minorities, compared to their well privileged white skinned childrens. They loves the moneys. They avid restaurants because maybe they only know how to barbecue hotdogs and burgers. Digital counterfeit numbers could be flooding into honest businesses just by a swipe of a credit card, and a transfer from their offshore account with all that fake junk.

  • April Raine
    April Raine

    Remember when Americans threw tea into the harbour because they were sick of being corporate slaves? How about the war they started so they could be independent from the companies who sent them to the new world from overseas. But it’s cool I mean fuck your countries ideals when daddy got me an iPhone UwU

  • Pack Anna
    Pack Anna

    John Oliver acknowledging his doppelgänger, Steven Mnuchin is everything.

  • Father Gascoigne
    Father Gascoigne

    I'm watching this again after a local news reported about those long, looong food-lines in Texas.

  • Mermaid

    Cardy Bee, is the most disgusting human being.

  • Madeline Elene
    Madeline Elene

    Didn't know anything about her before now and now I hate her.

  • Devil Doll
    Devil Doll

    Two years later, I pay more taxes and rich people don't pay at all.

  • Zachary Albright
    Zachary Albright

    Fuck. Cardi B. I pay 40 percent too but I'm not a millionaire. Quit your bitching you annoying bitch. What are you talented at?

  • DeadGamerGirl

    We're gonna say it. That Steven Mnuchin clip looked like a cgi segment from a weird video game.

  • Alan Payne
    Alan Payne

    Now I don't believe in reptilians, but these CEOs are hella close to convincing me

  • Zach Meyn
    Zach Meyn

    These tax cuts led to the lowest unemployment among black and latino people

  • Etheric Limerick
    Etheric Limerick

    These are the people who own the politicians... explains so much doesn't it?!

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  • argebarse

    The thing to remember about Cardi B is she's aggressively fucking stupid.

  • Tadesan

    Cardi is an idiot.

  • Hobi Wan Kenobi
    Hobi Wan Kenobi

    For anyone who didn't know, Amazon made $10.8 billion in 2018 and received a REBATE of $129 million! And Activision Blizzard made $447 million and received a rebate of $243 million! That's a whopping -54.4% tax rate! Plus, despite that being a record earning year for Activision Blizzard, they went on to lay off 800 employees at the start of 2019.

    • EyFmS

      Sadly, people will still buy their games cause they are basically vg crackheads.

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    Edith Owens

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  • Stoop_Kid

    I don't know why they are jumping through these hoops to not pay taxes, they will still be billionaires and Millionaires

  • Chloe the Trans-Syndicalist Queen
    Chloe the Trans-Syndicalist Queen

    Taxes should be 100%

  • stripymccatpuss

    Just fuck off John, you pig. Oliver’s got his high payed attorney, Waxenberg to set up two revocable trusts - JO, named for John Oliver, and KNO, named for his wife Kate Norley Oliver - with Waxenberg as the trustee and his law firm serving as the trusts’ registered address. The trusts were then used to create a shell company called Hoagie’s Place LLC, named for Oliver’s beloved dog. Incidentally, Kate Norley Oliver’s New York voter registration shows she is a Democrat and lives in the penthouse in question. In 2015, Oliver and his wife used Hoagie’s Place to purchase a 39th floor penthouse in an Upper West Side building overlooking the Hudson River for $9.5 million. Property records show they put half down and took out a $4.75 million mortgage from J.P. Morgan. Neither Oliver nor his wife’s name appears on the mortgage, or any of the other property records discussed in this story. Hoagie’s Place is identified as the buyer in the mortgage, but its listed address is an office building in Encino, California that houses dozens of shell corporations and revocable trusts. The 40-story Aldyn “offers residents countless amenities right at their doorstep - the cornerstone being the 40,000 square foot La Palestra Athletic Club and Spa,” according to its website. “This prestigious facility includes a 75-foot indoor pool, hot tub, 38-foot rock climbing wall, basketball and squash courts, personal training, bowling alley and more!” The New York Times reported on the sale of the penthouse in 2015, saying it had four bedrooms and four and a half baths spread over 3,096 square feet of interior space. “It features Brazilian cherry hardwood floors throughout, a glass-walled corner great room and a terrace that provides panoramic views of the city skyline, the Hudson River and the George Washington Bridge.” The story said that the seller was Andre Crawford-Brunt, the global head of equities trading for Deutsche Bank (who has since left the company), while “the buyer’s identity was shielded by the limited liability company Hoagie’s Place.” Oliver’s neighbors in the building include Jeff Enslin, a hedge fund manager who has worked for Caxton Associates. That fund was created by Bruce Kovner, the well-known right-wing donor whose friends include former Vice President Dick Cheney. Oliver benefits from New York’s property tax system, which offers huge advantages to residents of rich enclaves like the one where he lives. For example, even though Oliver paid $9.5 million for his penthouse, the city assessed its market value for tax purposes at just $1.3 million. However, only $515,000 of that amount was billable for property taxes. At a rate of 12.8 percent, Oliver normally would have paid $66,390. However, property tax records show that, thanks to Trump and Roy Cohn, Oliver gets the very generous 421-a tax break on the penthouse. Hence, his property’s billable value after the exemption plunged by over $300,000, and he owed just $27,343 for 2016. That comes out to a property tax rate of roughly 0.25 percent, which would make Ronald Reagan and Ayn Rand dance in their graves from happiness. The Observer sought comment from Oliver through Avalon Management, which represents him, but did not receive a reply to a phone message or email. One of the best things Trump has going for him is the clueless nature of his enemies, and their great distance from so many Americans. And that’s precisely why Trump’s charge that prominent journalists and celebrities are the “opposition party” resonates with so many of his supporters. Meanwhile, Oliver, a prominent member of the pampered class who argues for closing the wealth gap, turns out to have his nose as deeply in the tax trough as the Wall Street financiers and corporations he criticizes on his show.

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  • Muscle Head
    Muscle Head

    remember If you're rich and you take advantage of the government, you're "smart". if you're poor and you take advantage of the government you're "lazy".

  • Chris Titmas
    Chris Titmas

    This Video didn’t age well

  • pepe the frog poops on right wingers
    pepe the frog poops on right wingers

    stossel knew what he was doing with that "pirate" remark 😂

    • Carl Hansen
      Carl Hansen

      His guest said in an interview that he hears one eye jokes all the time.

  • Pumpkin 276
    Pumpkin 276

    Wait corporate taxes are a thing?

  • shrimp19921

    Cardi B needs to shut up

  • RedThunderDan

    Aww poor Cardi only has like 30 million instead of 70 million? How could she ever afford a second fleet of yaughts?