IMF’s Christine Lagarde: ‘I Don’t Pay Taxes, But You Should’

By Robert W. Wood – IMF chief Christine Lagarde suggested in an interview with UK’s Guardian that the Greeks should pay their taxes. It turns out Ms. Lagarde-legitimately-doesn’t pay them herself.

No taxes is the norm for most United Nations employees covered by a convention on diplomatic relations signed by most nations. If you look at salaries, those working for the IMF, World Bank, and United Nations can stretch their dollars.

Of course, Americans face famously complicated tax rules including worldwide reporting. See Expats Lobby For Tax on Residence, Not Worldwide Income. more>

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