Perfectly Legal: The Covert Campaign to Rig Our Tax System to Benefit the Super Rich--and Cheat Everybody Else

Perfectly Legal: The Covert Campaign to Rig Our Tax System to Benefit the Super Rich--and Cheat Everybody Else

Perfectly Legal: The Covert Campaign to Rig Our Tax System to Benefit the Sup......

Title:Perfectly Legal: The Covert Campaign to Rig Our Tax System to Benefit the Super Rich--and Cheat Everybody Else
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781591840695
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    Perfectly Legal: The Covert Campaign to Rig Our Tax System to Benefit the Super Rich--and Cheat Everybody Else Reviews

  • Thomas Ray

    The best tax policies money can buy. 2003 book. Many of the worst don't-tax-the-rich laws were enacted under Clinton.The notes are absurd. They're pointers to newspaper articles! Even if you could fin...

  • Michael

    After reading Johnston’s subsequent Free Lunch, I assumed I’d love this book. Here Johnston condenses his experience as an NYT tax journalist in order to pinpoint the big issues – circa 2003 –...

  • Martin

    Infuriating look at tax policy (I now that sounds dull to most people) but its really easy to understand. And you will not believe how the tax system is structured. How is so incredibly skewed to serv...

  • C. Scott

    Fabulous as usual. This is the third book I've read by Johnston, he's just the man. Nobody can make taxes as interesting or understandable as this guy. This may be my favorite of the three I've read. ...

  • Book

    Perfectly Legal: The Secret Campaign to Rig Our Tax System to Benefit the Super Rich - and Cheat Everybody Else by David Cay Johnston "Perfectly Legal" is a depressing, infuriating, eye-opening book t...

  • Marcus

    There is a quote by Ralph Reed, former director of The Christian Coalition, near the end of the book that sums up the contents pretty well: "In public policy, it matters less who has the best argument...

  • Marshall

    This book details many of the ways the ultra-rich cheat the tax system, reaping billions of dollars in unpaid taxes. This book never fails to explain this means that revenue must be made up by the low...

  • John

    Insightful and immediately relevant examination of taxation. On Social Security: Reagan's tax cuts for the rich led to huge deficits. Along comes the Greenspan Commission on SS saying it will run out ...

  • Tim

    despite some minor repetitions from chapter to chapter--the book was probably composed out of a number of serialized columns-- this book is an encompassing, mostly comprehensive* view of our american ...

  • Joe

    Perfectly Legal covers many of the schemes used by the rich to avoid paying taxes. While it gets quite detailed, it's never incomprehensible. However it is very likely to fill you with rage. Johnston ...