Corporation tax

As the G20 pledges to crack down on multinational tax avoidance, the Financial Times looks at how and why governments help companies reduce their tax burden.

Amazon-Luxembourg tax deal laid bare

Brussels believes treatment amounted to an illicit state subsidy

‘Sweetheart’ tax deal inquiry checks Juncker

MEPs seek probe into state-facilitated tax avoidance across the EU

Luxembourg old town, shot from the hill

Luxembourg drops secret tax list fight

EU Commission widens probe and asks all member states to reveal deals

Comment highlights

Think that multinationals can do as they like on tax? Think again
– Merryn Somerset Webb
Although worth a try, the new levy may muddy the OECD initiative
– Editorial
An Apple logo sits on a sign outside Apple Inc.'s campus in Cork, Ireland, on Tuesday, June 4, 2013. Speaking to lawmakers in Dublin last month, Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan insisted the country is no tax haven, after a congressional hearing in Washington focused attention on Apple Inc.'s maneuvers to minimize its tax bill through its operations in Cork in the south of Ireland. ©Bloomberg
A tax-based industrial policy will not produce an innovative economy, writes James Stewart
– Opinion

How Luxembourg reeled in Silicon Valley

Chill wind blows through country that opened its doors to the world

Luxembourg leak reveals more tax deals

Disney, Skype and Reckitt among groups dragged into row

PwC sold ‘tax avoidance on industrial scale’

UK public accounts committee denounces accounting firm

Ministers in fresh assault on tax havens

Call for EU-wide law to close common loopholes

UK no longer top for company tax regimes

Finding comes despite policy of cutting levies to attract business

Crackdown on tax abuses by tech companies

Multinational companies braced for crackdown by Revenue

Big companies see shift away from corporate tax

Trend to taxation of people, production and property rather than profits

HMRC ‘unacceptably slow’ on tax avoiders

MPs urge Revenue to ‘do more, faster’ to boost collection

Complacency over tax avoidance wanes

Institutional investors start to pay attention to tax practices

G20 backs push to unmask shell companies

China drops objection as leaders endorse anti-corruption plan

Berlin takes aim at Luxembourg tax deals

Schäuble adds to furore overshadowing Juncker

UK and Germany reach deal over patent box

Row had overshadowed efforts to crack down on tax avoidance

Leak details Luxembourg corporate tax deals

Some global groups alleged to have paid less than 1%

Alarm at race to lower corporate tax

MPs seek tougher rules, more transparency and debate on ethics

Wall St calm at axing of Double Irish tax

Dublin’s bow to pressure hailed as watershed in tax avoidance

Dublin scraps Double Irish loophole

Pre-emptive step amid campaign to clamp down on tax avoidance

Double Irish faces its demise

Key pillar of Ireland’s boom years to be shut

EU cracks down on ‘double Irish’ loophole

Pressure builds on tax tactic favoured by big US tech and drug groups

Q&A: What is the double Irish?

European Commission has threatened to launch a formal investigation

Amazon’s Luxembourg tax under scrutiny

Online retailer probe to follow Apple and Starbucks

New antitrust head promises action on tax

Vestager tells European parliament she wants to ‘send a signal’

Tax probe widens to include Gibraltar

Move comes a day after challenge to Ireland and Luxembourg