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The Hollywood Tax Story
They Won´t Tell at the Oscars

Wall Street Journal, by Glenn Harlan Reynolds

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Posted By:StormCnter, 2/24/2013 4:49:50 AM

At the Democratic National Convention last year, actress Eva Longoria called for higher taxes on America´s rich. Her take: "The Eva Longoria who worked at Wendy´s flipping burgers—she needed a tax break. But the Eva Longoria who works on movie sets does not." Actually, nowadays an Eva Longoria who flipped burgers would probably qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit and get a check from the government rather than pay taxes. It´s the movie set where she works these days that may well be getting the tax break. With campaign season over,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: iamtinman, 2/24/2013 7:17:23 AM     (No. 9193160)

Why would anyone listen to this woman? A "D" list soap opera actress, a failed businesswoman, and a two time loser at marriage. Aside from inherited physical beauty she has no obvious skills.

She probably wasn´t very good at flipping burgers either!



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Reply 2 - Posted by: Judith, 2/24/2013 8:08:24 AM     (No. 9193214)

Ever since I saw her on oprah (happened to be flicking by)and heard them laughing about making whitey (an underage boy on her tv show that did her gardening and serviced her sexual needs)work for a brown girl, I have had the utmost contempt for those two pieces of filth.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Judith, 2/24/2013 8:13:42 AM     (No. 9193224)

One other thing, obama´s little twin, deval patrick, ran on a platform of attracting hollywood and casinos to MA to bolster our economy. During his watch we have lost a congressional seat; businesses and people are flooding out of this state.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 2/24/2013 8:51:42 AM     (No. 9193286)

The grease spot, Michael Moore, and his ilk convinced Jenny Fur Granholm to provide some hefty tax credits for those who would make movies in Michigan.
Unfortunately for them, Michigan voters sobered up enough to elect a Republican, Rick Snyder , and gave the GOP control of both houses of the legislature.
That tax credit is being reduced with an eye towards removal as I type- regardless of Moore and rest squealing like the pigs they are, stuck in a gate.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: nonsense, 2/24/2013 9:22:13 AM     (No. 9193334)

Just like Hollyweirdites to sell their souls for a tax break.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: beancounter, 2/24/2013 10:38:40 AM     (No. 9193464)

California just added more film industry tax breaks while raising taxes on everyone else.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bob913, 2/24/2013 3:11:18 PM     (No. 9193830)

Hollywood hardly exists as they have to travel to locations outside of California more and more as taxes have gone up. Hollywood accounting is the way they really make money. In short they cheat the gov´t, the actors, the writers etc and it winds up in the hands of Spielberg, Lucas and others who bribed the democrats.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hollywood_accounting

Some of the ways they cheat. http://tinyurl.com/byxuyw8

FTA above: In total, the collection of films brought in $7 billion dollars worldwide. And... Paramount didn´t pay a single dime out to those investors, until they were finally taken to court.

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