Mirror, mirror on the wall, which countries hide their taxes most of all?
Well, the US with the biggest economy may have the biggest shadow economy en toto, but some others beat us pretty badly when it comes to percentage of GDP. Would you believe Bolivia? I thought that was a “good” socialist country. And speaking of socialists, the old USSR, better known these days as Mother Russia, has got a shadow economy the size of Brooklyn – or Moscow. (No surprise there.) Artful Dodgers in Foreign Policy tells all.
And while you’re reading that fun article on this tax-y day, why not listen to The Beatles’ ever popular “The Taxman”? (“Let me tell you how it will be…”)