Business of Life

Business of Life Season 1 Episode 9: Why pay your taxes?

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The American tax code is one of the most impenetrable elements of our society. Surprising, considering how it affects your life every single day.

On this episode of the Business of Life, we will show you exactly how your taxes are distributed—and what happens if you try to evade them. To unpack the issue, we are joined by panelists Lee Sheppard of Tax Notes, Ben Casselman of FiveThirtyEight, and Emory University Professor Dorothy Brown.

Welcome to Season 1 of “The Business of Life”: a fresh perspective on the most important issues of our time, as told through the facts, figures, dollars, and cents that shape our world. Hosted by journalist Michael C. Moynihan, each episode brings together an eclectic panel of writers, thinkers, policy experts, and scholars to break down everything you need to make sense of the most complicated topics of our time.

M-F 7:30PM HBO