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Tax evasion and crime: the truth about cash





Tax evasion and crime: the truth about cash
USPA NEWS - Government agencies across Europe are putting up feeble resistance, in private bank’s plans to eradicate cash from our economies. The bank’s argument, for the state to enable the complete cashless revolution, is that tax evasion will no longer be possible. But the truth is such a drastic move would do little to help the government’s fiscal goals and would bring great harm to the economy. India tried, and caused a national disaster.



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The cashless society from an ethical point of view

The debate about the move towards a cashless society has been at the center of the scene for several years, now. Various angles have been taken by economists, politicians, banking institutions and sociologists. Beyond the technicalities of the debate, lies the question of freedom, of inter-citizen solidarity and of governmental responsibility. The debate cannot remain in the hands of financial specialists, it is first and foremost an ethical, political and societal issue.

The cashless society from an ethical point of view









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