George Soros’s Tax Bill – Bloomberg Business

Blithe Spirit

Any story about this lion of the left gets my attention, espcially ones (the few) that show his money-mad hypocrisy.

George Soros likes to say the rich should pay more taxes. A substantial part of his wealth, though, comes from delaying them. While building a record as one of the world’s greatest investors, the 84-year-old billionaire used a loophole that allowed him to defer taxes on fees paid by clients and reinvest them in his fund, where they continued to grow tax-free. At the end of 2013, Soros—through Soros Fund Management—had amassed $13.3 billion through the use of deferrals, according to Irish regulatory filings by Soros.

They are a crafty bunch.

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