Corporate Taxes: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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Many of America’s largest corporations shift a surprising portion of their profits overseas to avoid paying taxes. Even more surprisingly, that’s a legal thing to do.
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  1. Celina k

    Celina kVor 4 Stunden

    It's cheaper to be a rich company, then a poor person. Seattle created some jobs by rasing minimum wage and you know, disposable income did the rest 13:50

  2. Chicken Permission

    Chicken PermissionVor 2 Tage

    Heheh 69

  3. Rapaladude

    RapaladudeVor 3 Tage

    Cardi B sounds like she’s retarded.

  4. obsever viewer

    obsever viewerVor 3 Tage the end of the trump sound bite I Did spit by green tea out. 🌱!! Can we not pay taxes for how long Google and General Electric haven't payed taxes...??

  5. Chris Sephirah

    Chris SephirahVor 4 Tage

    Bahaha. #TaxationIsTheft Good on Google for legally avoiding their tax bill!

  6. Dragon Ball Clips

    Dragon Ball ClipsVor 4 Tage

    Starting to hate Apple even more and there overpriced products.

  7. Dr. Gearswell

    Dr. GearswellVor 4 Tage

    Your reads of those tweets John oliver was hilarious. I would love a segment of you just reading trump tweets with all caps.

  8. H_Steve_H

    H_Steve_HVor 7 Tage

    Good segment, but I thought the jokes in this one were weaker than usual.

  9. Adin Icic

    Adin IcicVor 7 Tage

    Rich folks and corporations have one thing us regular folks dont or cant even afford otherwise we all would be doing it. Really really clever lawyers than know all the loopholes and tricks for what they are hired for. So cant blame them because gaps in laws allow them to keep doing it and they are going to keep doing it to keep their money. Governments like Jersey and Caymans allow it because it benefits them. That's the world we live in.

  10. Beats Paul

    Beats PaulVor 7 Tage

    The looting of Africa

  11. Boricua3lions1985

    Boricua3lions1985Vor 7 Tage

    God, this show keeps it real.

  12. Kieven Teo

    Kieven TeoVor 8 Tage

    2:14 please don't tell me the US taxes corporations on their profit and not revenue

  13. Jeigh Tee

    Jeigh TeeVor 9 Tage

    Steven Mnuchin looks like the love child of John Oliver and Gilbert Gottfried.

  14. Thomas Connors

    Thomas ConnorsVor 10 Tage

    And yeah, commenting 3 times on one of these videos does not say good things about who I am as a person, but John, if Stephen Colbert made you have his baby, and if that baby is now Steve Mnuchin, why didn't you give the kid your name? Steve Oliver would have been so much closer to normal... if his name wasn't Mnuchin he never would have thought he deserved to be seen in those glasses.

  15. Thomas Connors

    Thomas ConnorsVor 10 Tage

    Ever notice how you almost never see an eye patch on someone who shouldn't have one? The last two eye patches I saw were on that tax pirate guy, and Mullah Omar.

  16. Thomas Connors

    Thomas ConnorsVor 10 Tage

    Cardi B- she worked her way from the strip club stage to the strip club speakers- if she's come that far, maybe she's the one to get to the bottom of government waste too.

  17. diamond_man1000

    diamond_man1000Vor 10 Tage

    *looks both ways* it was the jews

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    Amelie CaronVor 12 Tage

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  19. Violet Rose

    Violet RoseVor 12 Tage

    Dear @LastWeekTonight Pls cover the story "student protest in Bangladesh"

  20. JackHarkness42

    JackHarkness42Vor 12 Tage

    "The government is taking 40% of my taxes." Really? Shit, who's taking the other 60%?

  21. xXXDumbWordStupidNumberXXx

    xXXDumbWordStupidNumberXXxVor 13 Tage

    7:54 Ireland looks like a Schnauzer dog on it's side. I realised this whilst looking at my passport. "Fun" Facts with DumbWordStupidNumber.

  22. Stifleroneeight

    StifleroneeightVor 13 Tage

    Sooo.... With all their terrible costumer service, horrible overpricing and somewhat disastrous product manufacturing, how come you have not yet covered the "about-to-be-if-not-already-trillion -dollar-company" shitstorm of a terrible, inhumane giant that is Apple? And their genius bars. And their repair policies. There is so much wrong with this company(even excepting their tax work), that it is just trés horrible, andt someone really needs to shine a light on the sh*t they get away with.

  23. nanO.bytez

    nanO.bytezVor 14 Tage

    So corporations migrate their assets from countries where the tax collectors are out to get them. It's weird how open borders and globalization are suddenly bad things. Looks to me like the corporate world is just way ahead on the progressive curve compared to the individual. I'm just glad it doesn't quite work the same way for individuals yet. Imagine all the people of 3rd world countries being able to apply for social services in "western" countries just by moving there "on paper". "Peripheral World Citizen" would sound so much nicer than economic migrant.

  24. Barl Clockmen

    Barl ClockmenVor 14 Tage

    How does the government take 40% of your taxes

  25. Samantha Owens

    Samantha OwensVor 14 Tage

    𝙒𝙝𝙚𝙣 𝙮𝙤𝙪 𝙜𝙚𝙩 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙝𝙖𝙣𝙜 𝙤𝙛 𝙩𝙝𝙞𝙨, 𝙗𝙚𝙛𝙤𝙧𝙚𝙚𝙚𝙚 𝙮𝙤𝙪 𝙠𝙣𝙤𝙬 𝙞𝙩 𝙮𝙤𝙪 𝙬𝙞𝙡𝙡 𝙆𝙉𝙊𝙒 𝙮𝙤𝙪 𝙖𝙧𝙚 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙘𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙩𝙤𝙧𝙧𝙧𝙧. >>

  26. Atmapalazzo

    AtmapalazzoVor 14 Tage

    So can we legalize the hunting of CEOs who's company don't pay a 35% tax rate? I think that'd help us.

  27. Holly Dyche

    Holly DycheVor 15 Tage

    They know taxes are theft

  28. Windrays

    WindraysVor 15 Tage


  29. R C

    R CVor 15 Tage


  30. mar777i

    mar777iVor 16 Tage

    As a Swiss... they took that flag down.

  31. Luke Murphy

    Luke MurphyVor 18 Tage

    As an irish person, im fine with this, mainly cause storing data for a low price is our seccond biggest industry. Thx Apple, google, Microsoft, intel, Dell, Facebook etc

  32. Prateek Saini

    Prateek SainiVor 19 Tage

    That's the problem with (ultra-)Capitalism, it can be easily fooled with shallow logic

  33. t brown

    t brownVor 20 Tage

    coca cola uses trade secret protection so allegedly only 2 people know the recipe

  34. iunary

    iunaryVor 21 Tag

    how racist ...

  35. jaxk snow

    jaxk snowVor 20 Tage

    iunary welcome to USA.

  36. Music girl 95

    Music girl 95Vor 21 Tag

    *11:32* Yeah, but what if you're at work, see and say that, then quit the next day because of it?? 😂😂😂

  37. Youtube University

    Youtube UniversityVor 22 Tage

    Taxes Texas. Sexat. Saxet.

  38. hulkhatepunybanner

    hulkhatepunybannerVor 23 Tage

    *Trump gives amnesty to hidden income but not to hidden immigrants.*

  39. KenshiImmortalWolf

    KenshiImmortalWolfVor 24 Tage

    my issue is that they are dooming themselves. Like, what good is all that profit in american dollars, when america, burdened with debts it can't repay cause you don't pay t he millions to billions you owe in taxes, collaspses and it's currency is rendered worthless?

  40. CD Arthurkins

    CD ArthurkinsVor 26 Tage


  41. Lucas Darroch

    Lucas DarrochVor 26 Tage

    these are just arguments to lower corporate taxes to remove the offshore incentive

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  43. ken shifflett

    ken shifflettVor 27 Tage

    Anybody ever try to call Google customer service? Don't bother, they have plenty of #'s to call, but nobody answers the phone.

  44. Stephanie Diehl

    Stephanie DiehlVor 27 Tage

    "You can't race bend that shit because those people literally HAVE to be white" BAHAHAHAHAHA hilarious.

  45. Elton Cena

    Elton CenaVor 28 Tage

    it was the jews lol

  46. Elton Cena

    Elton CenaVor 28 Tage

    it was the trumps lol

  47. Larry bautista

    Larry bautistaVor 29 Tage

    10:45 had me 💀💀

  48. Gr8 M9ds

    Gr8 M9dsVor Monat

    Remember, corporations don’t really pay taxes, no matter what the rate. They pass the cost of taxes along to the consumer in the price of goods. So democrats love corporate taxes because it keeps consumers ignorant of what they are paying. It’s better to tax the consumer directly, that way we can feel the hand of government in our pocket.

  49. Eugene Minton

    Eugene MintonVor Monat

    funny, you move money and property on paper, from one country to another country, even if it comes back to doesn't mean it will be spent...its still on paper and that means it can be moved without ever using it.

  50. Ephraim Hendrix

    Ephraim HendrixVor Monat

    9:02 Thanks a frickin' lot. You just ruined baked potatoes.

  51. James Adams

    James AdamsVor Monat

    Taxation is theft and harms the economy numb nuts.

  52. Steven Jordens

    Steven JordensVor Monat

    "What's dat nigga doin wit my fuckin money?" Investigative journalism in the 21st century.