Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading. Currently can only be used by a single user (myself), but I plan to extend it to support multiple users eventually.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

38

Lessons for the Tax System from the Bettencourt Affair

2
terms
0
notes
Needs summary

Piketty, T. (2017). Lessons for the Tax System from the Bettencourt Affair. In Piketty, T. Chronicles: On Our Political and Economic Crisis. Penguin Books, pp. 38-40

a Marxist term (though never actually used by Karl Marx himself) refering to those who receive income - usually interest, rent, dividends, capital gains, or profits - from their assets and investments

40

Beyond a certain level of wealth, it’s hard to see why the law should force parents to turn their children into rentiers.

—p.40 default author
notable
1 year, 4 months ago

Beyond a certain level of wealth, it’s hard to see why the law should force parents to turn their children into rentiers.

—p.40 default author
notable
1 year, 4 months ago

a portion of one's inheritance that must be reserved for the children

40

whatever the size of the fortune, children have a right to the réserve héréditaire. Parents may only freely dispose of what's called the quotité disponible, set at 50 percent of the estate when there's one child, 33 percent with two children, and 25 percent with three or more children.

—p.40 default author
notable
1 year, 4 months ago

whatever the size of the fortune, children have a right to the réserve héréditaire. Parents may only freely dispose of what's called the quotité disponible, set at 50 percent of the estate when there's one child, 33 percent with two children, and 25 percent with three or more children.

—p.40 default author
notable
1 year, 4 months ago