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. We Are The Mags

    We Are The MagsVor Stunde

    What is a "Cardi B" and what language was it speaking?!

  2. The Emiester

    The EmiesterVor 3 Stunden

    Anyone notice trump saying plum ber instead of plumber

  3. NewhamMatt

    NewhamMattVor 3 Stunden

    Did Oliver deliberately wear the same tie as Mnuchin?

  4. Nikhil Shrivastava

    Nikhil ShrivastavaVor 11 Stunden

    He wasn't shouting, you douche!

  5. Stoodmuffin Personal

    Stoodmuffin PersonalVor Tag

    So. Money laundering. And tax evasion. Those are crimes.

  6. Ruby Doobie

    Ruby DoobieVor Tag

    Whoo I can finally watch these.

  7. Steve Matthews

    Steve MatthewsVor Tag

    I'm a truck driver/ equipment operator and nobody hates Trump more than me !!

  8. A. Lutrien S

    A. Lutrien SVor Tag

    I can finally see this’s October 18 here in Canada. Why was it blocked if it was going to be available anyways? :/

  9. Zulfburht

    ZulfburhtVor 2 Tage

    So basically companies that have millions of dollars are so cheep and petty. They will fuck over their own country and people by doing everything in their power to avoid taxes... That is fucking bullshit an they know it. A bunch of cheap, greedy, cock sucking, god damn, mother fucking, bitches that don’t care about their country, people or customers, and only care about their ugly ass fuckin selves. I hope the fuck some day someone blows up one of them off shore headquarters just to fuck them over.

  10. Leonard Thomas

    Leonard ThomasVor 2 Tage

    Trump supporter watches video- “Trump is gonna bring more money in the pockets of American citizens. I know this whole video is a lie.”

  11. Erica McClure

    Erica McClureVor 2 Tage

    Wow. I just love getting tax taken out of my freaking waitress hourly wage of $2.50 when multibillion dollar companies don't pay any. How fun.

  12. Kenny Martin

    Kenny MartinVor 2 Tage

    Wait? Whats this? HBO has released the episodes they held hostage for 6 months international y? Looks like I have some watching to do.

  13. Daniel Jakes

    Daniel JakesVor 3 Tage


  14. UnethicalGamer

    UnethicalGamerVor 3 Tage

    this is why i fucking hate cardiB and her fucking music.

  15. kamikazemelon787

    kamikazemelon787Vor 4 Tage


  16. George Grigoras

    George GrigorasVor 4 Tage

    I finally found the argument I needed to fully convince myself that Cardi B is the 57th stupidest person currently alive

  17. aceous99

    aceous99Vor 5 Tage

    Gov is run by corporations.

  18. Steeeb2112

    Steeeb2112Vor 7 Tage

    I get it!!! He looks like Steven mnuchin.

  19. Yehuda Hamer

    Yehuda HamerVor 9 Tage

    I want to be a fudge cleaner.

  20. Alex Green

    Alex GreenVor 11 Tage

    Donald Trump is a multi millionaire and not even an inspirational one that is self made and worked his way up from nothing he was born rich and stayed rich, why do people think he cares or understands working class Americans. He probably doesn’t even know any working class people all his friends are rich too.

  21. pollin1337

    pollin1337Vor 13 Tage

    3:15 2008-2015. obama?

  22. dq303

    dq303Vor 16 Tage

    I wonder what republicans think about this... the fact that American companies are the majority “milking the system” ... Oh no that can’t be it. Blame immigrants for all our problems and terrorism .Except when you’re white of course , then it’s just a mental problem

  23. HimmicaneDavid

    HimmicaneDavidVor 16 Tage

    Kind of disappointed to see John put most of the blame on the corporations and the 1%. Its kind of ridiculous to expect large corporations to police themselves. They exist to make money there is nobody making decisions saying "well i think paying more in taxes is just the right thing to do." You wouldn't make it to a position of power at a large corporation with that attitude. If I was doing my taxes and I found a way to pay substantially less and still be within the confines of the law why wouldn't I do it? The problem here is our tax code itself needs to be reformed by someone who understands this. The problem with this is every congress member has to run a campaign to get elected. The campaign are extremely expensive and usually paid for by massive corporations who fund your campaign so you wont do something like fix the tax codes. Citizen United opened the flood gates on money going into politics and we need to overturn it. As Americans we need to stop voting on party lines and all get behind someone who will make getting money out of politics their #1 priority. Of all the big problems are country faces right now this is the most glaring.

  24. A Y

    A YVor 16 Tage

    even 8% on profits abroad is still better than 0, that might encourage companies to put their assets back to America you idiot. Everybody is quick to blame, but it is in fact good, reasonable deal.

  25. Bernice J. Fitzpatrick

    Bernice J. FitzpatrickVor 16 Tage

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  26. Sir Francis Bombard

    Sir Francis BombardVor 19 Tage

    Do they paint in the botulinum and eyebrow grease in the Medieval legal portraits? Do they actually use dinner knives as paperweights as tools for the vast ocean of tradition? Do occults books actually run in their family members? Are corporations like Lockheed Martin the new Freemasons? Do they actually put DuPont gunpowder in the Sig Haur cartridges?

  27. Devan McClaine

    Devan McClaineVor 21 Tag

    The effective rate....awwww, fuck it, facts don't mean shit anymore

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    Lena WillemsVor 24 Tage

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  29. UnYin99

    UnYin99Vor 26 Tage

    "you know the government is taking 40%, of my taxes..."

  30. UnYin99

    UnYin99Vor 26 Tage

    I was looking for something to watch before going to sleep. This wasn't a good choice. :-/

  31. David Ford

    David FordVor 27 Tage

    ! Taxation is Theft !!! Stop "legal" plunder !

  32. OhSun Kang

    OhSun KangVor 28 Tage

    That's what you get when you have uncompetitive tax rates. Corporation lose the incentive to keep their jobs in America.

  33. Christopher George

    Christopher GeorgeVor Monat

    What about the Vatican Bank!

  34. Will Cheung

    Will CheungVor Monat

    The rich will find a way no matter how hard you try to tax them... and they have the power and they have the intelligence to do so... So y'all whining about how come they aren't paying more are ripping yourself off by supporting higher taxes... Think about it guys...

  35. Rokugou18

    Rokugou18Vor Monat


  36. David Dorante

    David DoranteVor Monat

    Yeah says the one using the same loop holes to buy a nyc aparment

  37. Raynefyre Starfall

    Raynefyre StarfallVor Monat

    Arbor day is my birthday hahaha

  38. BaldingClamydia

    BaldingClamydiaVor Monat

    "It would be like pirate heaven" and the guy with the eye patch had to stop himself from smirking! You saw it didn't you?!

  39. Blondie Wise

    Blondie WiseVor Monat

    Arbor Day is in October

  40. GamerPrincessXI

    GamerPrincessXIVor Monat

  41. Eric F.

    Eric F.Vor Monat

    I love this show but this episode could not be more wrong. The entire point is moot. The income tax policy changes are as well. *No* businesses pay taxes, anywhere, ever. *All* taxes are paid by consumers. Taxes are a business expense like any other, payroll, electricity, raw materials, & the costs are rolled in to the final product or service. A business sheltering itself from taxes makes their product less expensive. Businesses use shelters primarily for competition reasons, for an edge over by using a lower profit margin. Paying zero taxes is *good* for consumers. Approximately 20% of the cost of all domestic goods are embedded corporate income taxes. Eliminating that automatically makes domestic products more competitive with imports. The Fair Tax corrects all of this. Under the Fair Tax everyone pays including illegals and criminals and they pay an amount precisely commensurate to their wealth.

  42. Lord Voldemort

    Lord VoldemortVor Monat

    Corporate taxes are a tax on small growing business, not a tax on large corporations.

  43. Brian Boyer

    Brian BoyerVor Monat

    Uncle Sam I want to know what you're doing with my mother fucking real!

  44. Wilhelm Otto Dusseldorf

    Wilhelm Otto DusseldorfVor Monat

    Tim Cook donated $200 billion to China to help them clean up their pollution. Do you know what they’ll do with that money? Not invest it into their shit environment. Fuck Tim Cook that cunt.

  45. Remco db

    Remco dbVor Monat

    i missed you john

  46. pizago93

    pizago93Vor Monat

    15% obligatory taxes is Still better than 0% taxes

  47. Jason Richter

    Jason RichterVor Monat

    I vote for John to teach Mr.Trump how to be a human being. He gave giant tax breaks for electoral votes?

  48. jonathan kinsella

    jonathan kinsellaVor Monat

    Wait a minute at 1:30 they replaced Donald Trump's signature with Donald Drumph. Well played John...well played.

  49. TIB1973

    TIB1973Vor Monat

    18% flat tax, period. Absolutely NO deductions, you can use 3% for charity but EVERYONE pays 15% no matter what. If you make under 24000, no taxes paid whatsoever. This plan means I pay about 1-2% more but I am fine with that. If the Rich figured out how to play close to 0% cause they don't want to pay 30+% then with everyone paying 15% we should see higher tax revenues overall and still maintain lower taxes for everyone. Along with that I would tell America we can't pay for every crybaby program the US is paying for. No money for the homeless but we will provide jobs and work programs for the homeless. I need to be president with dictator power, I will fix all of this...…

  50. Twiggafinga

    TwiggafingaVor Monat

    We're gonna talk about Churches too right?