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Re: FSF taking money from outsourcers

From: Kenneth P. Turvey
Subject: Re: FSF taking money from outsourcers
Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2004 22:29:33 -0500
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On 28 Apr 2004 15:49:07 -0700, Snuffelluffogus <> wrote:
> If you knew anything, you would know that in the USA about 70%
> of corporations used loopholes and offshore addresses to pay no taxes at all.
> So no, they have not fully paid their debt that way. They must keep
> the jobs onshore lest they act unethically.

Ideally there would be no corporate income taxes to dodge.  The income
could be taxed when it is disbursed to the owners and employees of a
company.  This would reduce the incentive for sending work overseas
(since many times it is simply a tax dodge).  

As far as requiring companies to keep jobs onshore, I would much
prefer that they send the jobs overseas when they can be accomplished
cheaper.  It increases all of our standards of living that way.  What
I would like is a commitment to continually finding ways for American
workers to do even better in the marketplace, continual innovation,
making all of our lives better. 

Kenneth P. Turvey <>

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