Ousted Thai PM Thaksin slapped with $500 million tax bill

BANGKOK, Thailand – Thai tax officials slapped ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra with a $500 million bill on Tuesday, March 28, resurrecting a dispute at the center of the kingdom’s decade-long political rift.

The controversy centers around whether Thaksin, who currently lives in self-exile, should have paid taxes on the …
Source: Politics