To: Scott Jenkins,
Subject: Treasury Secretary: It's Time to Stop Rich People and Businesses from Fleeing Taxes
Date: Tue Sep 09 12:36:49 MDT 2014

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September 9, 2014
Treasury Secretary Calls for Reform to Keep Corporations from Fleeing Taxes

Rich people and corporations who keep money in foreign tax havens cost states $39.8 billion in 2011. Jack Lew says its time to stop them.


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