Richest Billionaires In The World And How They Avoid Paying Taxes

Richest Billionaires In The World And How They Avoid Paying Taxes

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Michael Dell

Michael Dell

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“I just check the box on my 1040 that asks if I’d like to opt out.”

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Rupert Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch

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“All my cash is tied up in teens.”

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Bill Gates

Bill Gates

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“I safely stowed away half of my considerable $130 billion fortune in a shell ex-wife.”

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Larry Page

Larry Page

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“They know that if they come for my money, they can kiss their precious surveillance network goodbye.”

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Elon Musk

Elon Musk

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“[meme of sloth in sunglasses leaning back in hip-hop stance]”

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Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett

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“I’ve led my secretary to believe she is taxed at a rate of 900,000,000%, and then I use that money for my own taxes.”

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Rob Walton

Rob Walton

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“The money? You’re looking for all my money? Uh, Jim has it.”

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Jim Walton

Jim Walton

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“My money? I don’t have any money. I gave it all to Rob.”

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Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry

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“I claim every family member I portray as a legal dependent.”

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Jamie Dimon

Jamie Dimon

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“I upgraded to TurboTax Executive, which includes money laundering and falsifying documents.”

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Sergey Brin

Sergey Brin

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“I registered myself as a tax-exempt religion.”

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Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison

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“Just cover myself in grease and off I go! Woop woop woop woop woop!”

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Charles Koch

Charles Koch

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“‘Shucks, I’m but a humble Kansas farmer boy, Mr. IRS Daddy Man.’ And then I do a bashful little face.”

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Daniel Gilbert

Daniel Gilbert

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“I just assumed I didn’t have to, and, weirdly, no one’s corrected me yet.”

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MacKenzie Scott

MacKenzie Scott

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“I have a really good guy at H&R block.”

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Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer

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“I have 125 children from the thousands of women I’ve slept with, so all the tax credits pretty much take care of it.”

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Bernard Arnault

Bernard Arnault

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“I converted all my wealth to cash and covered it with honey to attract bees. There are now tens of trillions of bees protecting my money from tax collectors.”

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John Mars

John Mars

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“I always guilts IRS agents by asking them if, out of all the billionaires out there, they really want to tax the candy guy.”

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Richard Branson

Richard Branson

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“I learned this trick years ago that even if you made tens of millions in a year, you can just write zero in the income line. Works every time.”

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David Geffen

David Geffen

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“The IRS can’t touch your money if you have it all tied up in Aerosmith merch.”

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David Koch

David Koch

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“I died of cancer in order to dodge billions in taxes in 2019.”

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