As Politics Creep Into Philanthropy, Beneficiaries Come Under Fire

Not so long ago, philanthropy was an area where politics were left at the door. Conservatives…

Elizabeth Warren on a Wealth Tax

By now, Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts is known for being the candidate ready with a…

Call Him a Progressive, Tom Steyer Asks, but Don’t Call Him Rich

San Francisco — Tom Steyer is a former hedge fund investor and a billionaire. Those things…

A Message From the Billionaire’s Club: Tax Us

Enthusiasm for a wealth tax on the country’s thin sliver of multimillionaires and billionaires may be…

Meet the Money Whisperer to the Super-Rich N.B.A. Elite

Every day of Joe McLean’s job, as the premiere wealth manager of the N.B.A. elite, requires…

Deutsche Bank Staff Saw Suspicious Activity in Trump and Kushner Accounts

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple…

$3,000 to Rent a Movie? Bringing the Theater Home for the 1 Percent

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Fred Rosen, the retired Ticketmaster tycoon, was eating a melted ham-and-brie sandwich…

Lawmakers Support ‘Pied-à-Terre’ Tax on Multimillion-Dollar Second Homes

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Robert Kraft’s Prostitution Charges Return a Wary Palm Beach to the Tabloids

PALM BEACH, Fla. — In this exclusive, image-conscious retreat where enormous hedges encircle grand mansions and…

DealBook: Tax the Rich? Here’s a Modest Proposal

Everyone, it seems, has ideas about new tax strategies, some more realistic than others. The list…

The New New World: China’s Entrepreneurs Are Wary of Its Future

Chen Tianyong, a Chinese real estate developer in Shanghai, boarded a flight to Malta last month…

Democrats Want to Tax the Wealthy. Many Voters Agree.

As leading Democrats roll out proposals to increase taxes on the rich, the American people are…

Elizabeth Warren Wants a Wealth Tax. How Would That Even Work?

When the United States government wants to raise money from individuals, its mode of choice, for…

Watch Out. Tax Season Is Even More Stressful Than Usual.

Take a deep breath, a drink, whatever calms you: It’s tax season. If you have already…

The Strange Experience of Being Australia’s First Tech Billionaires

SYDNEY, Australia — Atlassian is a very boring software company. It develops products for software engineers…