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China’s Ai Weiwei Will Fight Tax Charges “To The Death”

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Nov
2011
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Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei vowed Wednesday to fight tax evasion charges “to the death,” a day after the government ordered a company linked to him to pay 15 million yuan ($2.4 million) in back taxes and fines. The 54-year-old … Continue reading  

China Orders Ai Weiwei To Pay $2.3 Million For “Tax Evasion”

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Nov
2011
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The Chinese government is ordering outspoken artist Ai Weiwei to pay 15 yuan ($2.3 million) in back taxes, a move Ai calls “retaliation against a dissident.” Ai said that two representatives from the Beijing tax bureau visited him Tuesday and … Continue reading