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Billionaires tell global leaders they would be ‘proud to pay more’ taxes

Hundreds of billionaires and multimillionaires have penned a letter calling on global leaders to fairly tax the super-rich, stating they'd "be proud to pay more".

In a letter penned by more than 250 of the mega-rich, the group has asked global leaders gathering in Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum to tax “extreme wealth”.


“If elected representatives of the world’s leading economies do not take steps to address the dramatic rise of economic inequality, the consequences will continue to be catastrophic for society,” the open letter said.

“Our request is simple: we ask you to tax us, the…

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