Biden should avoid copying the Swiss wealth tax model

by Rashmee

Posted on March 16, 2021 / The National


Why isn’t Switzerland progressively closing its wealth gap? The question is important in the context of the intense ongoing debate from Washington to London about a wealth tax. The coronavirus pandemic has caused government debt to soar and led to calls for substantial new levies on the rich. The argument goes that the wealthy should … Continue reading “Biden should avoid copying the Swiss wealth tax model”

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Why isn’t Switzerland a more equal country?

by Rashmee

Posted on March 4, 2021


/IT’S THE BUSINESS Here’s a conundrum: Why isn’t Switzerland progressively closing its wealth gap? The question is important in the context of the intense ongoing debate from California to Britain about a wealth tax. On March 1, Senator Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders proposed the Ultra-Millionaire Tax Act – a two per cent annual levy … Continue reading “Why isn’t Switzerland a more equal country?”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK