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. Upshift Z71

    Upshift Z71Vor 2 Stunden

    get richer

  2. Cynthia Hutchins

    Cynthia HutchinsVor 6 Stunden

    NO, Mnuchin is not a good looking person at all. You re misinformed if you think that the exterior with no regard to the interior of a man has anything to do with their “looks”

  3. George Sosinsky

    George SosinskyVor 2 Tage

    So glad trump did something to stop the corporate slezz 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

  4. George Sosinsky

    George SosinskyVor 2 Tage

    If GE isn't paying taxes anymore then either am I. Period

  5. Jian Lucido

    Jian LucidoVor 2 Tage

    Donald trump, Full of shit.

  6. nisse

    nisseVor 2 Tage

    Or You just lower your super high corporate tax. So your companies stay! As guy who live in Sweden, you Americans are just dumb when you have a super high corporate tax

  7. Shockwave1794

    Shockwave1794Vor 3 Tage

    "Don't talk shit about Total!"

  8. SamanthaVimes

    SamanthaVimesVor 3 Tage

    So much for "Don't be evil"

  9. Bee Waifu

    Bee WaifuVor 3 Tage

    In Belgium, the companies are paid by the government to stay here and aren't taxed at all.

  10. John Mista

    John MistaVor 3 Tage

    That offshore 'revenue' is essentially stagnant in most countries(because most 1st world countries aren't stupid enough to give a blankcheck ). Tax breaks allow corporations to bring that money back in and spend it at a fraction of the cost. It's just smart business, unfortunately.

  11. Dago314

    Dago314Vor 4 Tage

    Fake News!. There are no sources on that and you can't down play twx cuts

  12. Feminist News Network

    Feminist News NetworkVor 4 Tage

    I know I'm not the only one that thinks a few Cardi B videos should be on the Up Next List nxt to us, cause she asked about taxes just the way a lot of us do* Boo*

  13. Corvo Attano

    Corvo AttanoVor 4 Tage

    my family is really well off and i can tell you first hand that the wealthy are benefitting more ... this countys legislation fills rich peoples full pockets. The only intelligent people I know who support Trump are wealthy and/or in business :( its criminal that the wealthiest and most fortunate among us have the luxury of tax evasion and maximizing the leftover amount after taxes... such disturbingly disgusting greed.. These men spit venom and tell people its a remedy. Why are we lenient on people who will never know what its like to struggle, or to struggle again and so hateful towards those whose lives are nothing but struggle? Out of sight out of mind. Our politicians are monarchs living in their castles, looking down upon the peasants - seeing ants and expendable flecks of dirt. They've perched themselves on some pedestal of their own creation, and it's become easy for them to forget their job is to serve and protect - for the people they worked for are now distant ideas...

  14. Tixe 100

    Tixe 100Vor 5 Tage

    Let’s all shout, together now...AMERICANS! NOT REAL BRIGHT!

  15. Tixe 100

    Tixe 100Vor 5 Tage

    Now THAT’S welfare, Baby!

  16. Zero Hour

    Zero HourVor 5 Tage

    Yes, John now you can't blame Trump for this. GE wasn't paying its taxes under Obama and democrats. Although republicans are still scumbags on the opposite side of the same coin

  17. Game Account

    Game AccountVor 5 Tage

    Greed and a lack of morals will make America great again!

  18. Eipok Kruden

    Eipok KrudenVor 5 Tage

    I'm still trying to figure out who's taking the other 60% of Cardi B's taxes if it isn't the US government.

  19. Homestyle Productions

    Homestyle ProductionsVor 5 Tage

    I love it how people overlook Cardi B's aggressive language towards trans people and joking about rape... OOPS Johnny boy

  20. Roger Tramp

    Roger TrampVor 7 Tage

    Corporations are essentially tax collectors. It is very much like sales taxes. I know this is oversimplifying it. If you reduce corporate taxes enough the incentive to escape taxes is greatly reduced. Also it helps level the playing field so smaller corporations can be more competitive with the large corporations that can afford to setup shops outside the US.

  21. Daniel Brandstetter

    Daniel BrandstetterVor 7 Tage

    Wow, John is so dense.

  22. Adam ET

    Adam ETVor 8 Tage

    I think that was the world's first and maybe only real-life disney villain musical number.

  23. Joshua Yerkes

    Joshua YerkesVor 8 Tage

    Stop comparing yourself to Steven Mnuchin! He is way more ugly!

  24. Mae Anne Ngo

    Mae Anne NgoVor 8 Tage

    Shouting the all caps part of a tweet is very Captain Holt #Brooklyn99 I wonder which came first, the writing of that B99 episode or this one.

  25. Captain Doomsday

    Captain DoomsdayVor 8 Tage

    Honestly, if I lived in the US, I'd move just out of spite about taxation inequality. JK, I wouldn't be able to afford to. My taxes would be too high to save up for something like that. What I don't get is why places like Bermuda don't hike their corporate taxation to JUUUUUST below the next highest. Then they can bank off of every rich scumbag taking refuge there, and if they don't like it, they could always stop robbing America. Yeah, that's what I thought. Oh, or maybe taxation based on profit. If only there were some word for that, some sort of thing every civilian has to pay. Anyway, this "Income tax" could be levied against companies as they make the money by the countries in which they made it, which would be a fact embedded in the past and not a thing which could be moved.

  26. Richard Bambenek

    Richard BambenekVor 8 Tage

    Cardi B get a clue and shut up.

  27. Erick Fenstermaker

    Erick FenstermakerVor 9 Tage

    This is fucking stupid. He is basically arguing for taxes. Corporations dont pay taxes. People pay taxes. That simply means that the more you tax a company the more the people pay for goods and services. Not to mention we are paying those higher prices with money that has been taxed when we earned it. then we pay a sales tax. Corporations should not be taxed at all.

  28. Cuatro Jones

    Cuatro JonesVor 9 Tage

    Soooo you’re saying we should simplify our tax code to a flat rate for everyone without any loopholes?

  29. Green Wave 2018

    Green Wave 2018Vor 10 Tage

    Funny, John Oliver once bought a mansion with his tax return. Projection much?

  30. Elliot Morandi

    Elliot MorandiVor 10 Tage

    $5,000,000,000 in profits and $0 in taxes? So unfair!! Our corporations need help and we need to give them tax breaks!

  31. Rudeinfw

    RudeinfwVor 10 Tage

    How much did Amazon pay in taxes this year?

  32. Arnooj de Arnooj

    Arnooj de ArnoojVor 10 Tage

    In the words of the 2000s internet sensation, The Tourette's Guy: "DON'T TALK SHIT ABOUT TOTAL!"

  33. Cheah Dylan

    Cheah DylanVor 11 Tage

    The shouting never get bored,lol

  34. chana0803101010

    chana0803101010Vor 11 Tage

    Did anyone else hear "Weasley accounting"?

  35. chestnutmovie

    chestnutmovieVor 11 Tage

    I'm Swiss and I love being insulted by John Oliver!

  36. wesley lowderback

    wesley lowderbackVor 11 Tage

    you're funny, but you hate on conservatism and trump every episode and mislead people. For that, You have my down vote every week sir. Half of what you say is GOLD, and the other half, very misleading. You are obviously a socialist, and half of your viewers think socialism is terrible. Perhaps you shouldn't push it so hard.

  37. Flying Llama

    Flying LlamaVor 12 Tage

    If I masturabted into a test tube and stored my semen in Bermuda can I avoid taxes?

  38. Ionatan

    IonatanVor 12 Tage

    So poor Americans like me who barely have any money for college have to surrender the cash earned with our sweat and blood, while the richest companies in the world have loopholes to evade taxes completely? On behalf of literally everyone, a sincere fuck you!

  39. Thomas MacKelly

    Thomas MacKellyVor 12 Tage

    *Somebody still has to pay the nation's bills.* If its not them, it's you. Keep that in mind conservative.

  40. Tin Samuel

    Tin SamuelVor 13 Tage

    John didn't make it three minutes without a jew joke this time. Nice guys.

  41. Autumn

    AutumnVor 14 Tage

    He looks like an owl

  42. Jeev Narayan

    Jeev NarayanVor 14 Tage

    8-15 > 0. Your own words. 😂🤣😂

  43. Tacocat

    TacocatVor 15 Tage

    Im suprised Cardi B could even understand taxes let alone ask what they're doing with them

  44. Blah Blah

    Blah BlahVor 15 Tage

    The government is taking 40 percent of her tax moneys, WHAT ABOUT THE OTHER 60 PERCENT

  45. AndyGHKFilm

    AndyGHKFilmVor 15 Tage

    holy shit Jake Tapper

  46. Timothe Poirier

    Timothe PoirierVor 16 Tage

    Internet conflict sculpture longtime formal soul land counterpart please read.

  47. Misael Pac

    Misael PacVor 17 Tage

    10:23 LMAOOOOOO

  48. Kohlenstoffisotop12

    Kohlenstoffisotop12Vor 18 Tage

    so, where do you think flags and all the water related terminology of finances came from? that's right, Pirates!

  49. Kohlenstoffisotop12

    Kohlenstoffisotop12Vor 18 Tage

    greedy *insert bad word here*

  50. sharon nagle

    sharon nagleVor 18 Tage

    Gee I thought Trump claimed the lower class would get a pay hike. Funny how rich the CEO's are.