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Friday Footnotes: Sin Taxes; PwC and Blockchain; Brics and Ticks | 01.29.16

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Dave Camp Says Tax Code Makes U.S. Companies Ripe Takeover Targets [Bloomberg]

What do indoor tanning, shopping bags, junk food, alcoholic beverages, tobacco, “gas guzzling” cars, ozone-depleting chemicals, sugary drinks, marijuana, gasoline, coal, carbon-containing fuels, and financial transactions have in common? Taxes that discourage them. [TaxVox]

David Bowie: Tax Planning Hero [Tax Foundation]

PwC becomes first 'Big Four' accounting firm to publicly partner with blockchain startups [NYBJ]

The Brics are dead. Long live the Ticks [FT]]

DeLorean Is Back to the Future After Congress Nixes Red Tape [Bloomberg]

Billionaire Conservationist's Yacht Damages Coral Reef [NG]

Cereal offenders: Tony the Tiger begs furries to stop tweeting him porn [The Guardian]

'Where's dad bod Ken?' [CBC]