Inside Wealth Inside Wealth: Taxes


  • Jerry Brown, Governor of California

    Relying on the wealthiest taxpayers can turn into budget turmoil when the market slides, according to analysts.

  • C. Rangarajan Chairman of the Indian Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC).

    The long-favorable tax policies for the wealthy are rapidly falling one by one. Now it may be India's turn.

  • One study says that the "cliff" deal will not, in fact, reduce the giving of the wealthy. It's likely to increase it.

  • Jerry Brown, Governor of California

    After California hiked taxes on its top earners, the state's multi-billion-dollar deficit is gone. But experts say the tax on the rich isn't, and won't ever prove, the boon to the economy that Democrats hope.

  • Democrats Threaten Payroll Tax Cut Consensus

    The death of the temporary payroll tax cut means everyone will see a bigger tax bite out of their paychecks this year.

  • Jerome Cahuzac

    French Budget Minister Jerome Cahuzac, who has spent months singling out tax dodgers, is ensnared in allegations that he transferred money from a Swiss account into one in Singapore.

  • Millionaires already get audited more than the everyone else but a new government report suggests they should get audited even more.

  • UBS to Cut Up to 10,000 Jobs

    In one of the largest such prosecutions in years, a Florida woman pleaded guilty to two charges of filing false tax returns that failed to report her UBS accounts.

  • French actor Gerard Depardieu

    French actor Gerard Depardieu's flirtation with moving to Russia to escape tax hikes obscures the broader fact that wealthy Russians are fleeing their country.

  • Despite its well-publicized cutoff at incomes of $400,000 and up, the fiscal cliff deal could increase taxes on people making less.

  • The wealthy generally support higher income taxes, and that their support is growing, a new survey found.

  • Safeguarding Your Assets Against the Hazards of a Lawsuit

    Professionals, like doctors and lawyers and anyone else who might be sued, should work with an adviser to keep creditors from cleaning them out if they lose in court

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    Sure, investment returns grab the headlines, but fees fatten the top and bottom line, which makes expansion into other services tempting.

  • World's Richest Woman Said What?

    Australian mining heiress Gina Rinehart is making news over a column she wrote where she said "if you're jealous of those with more money, don't just sit there and complain," among other things. CNBC's Robert Frank has the details.

  • Pres. Obama: Successful People Had Help from Government

    What is President Obama doing to make the wealthy feel as though they rightfully owe taxes to the government? CNBC's Robert Frank has the details. Tony Fratto of Hamilton Place Strategies, and Keith Boykin, former Clinton White House aide, weigh in.

  • Luxury Real Estate's Fiscal Cliff?

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports on an increasing number of wealthy who are looking to sell their homes quickly in case taxes go up next year.

  • Poll: It's 'OK' to be Rich

    A survey from GlobeScan found that 58 percent of Americans say the rich deserve their wealth, and also the number of people who think the wealthy should pay more taxes has fallen in recent years.

  • Taxes Driving the Wealthy Away?

    NBC's Andrea Mitchell has the story on Denise Rich renouncing American citizenship as a way around the IRS. Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), shares her opinions. "This is human behavior, if you raise taxes, people are going to try to find areas and locations to relocate themselves and their businesses where the tax burden is a lot less," she says.

  • How Millionaires Vote

    60% of millionaires are likely to vote for Mitt Romney, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • Top 400 Earners Saw Income Drop: IRS

    IRS reports show that the top 400 earners saw their incomes drop at much steeper rates than the rest of the population from 2007 to 2009, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.