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    1. April 13, 2015

      More foreign funds to face India tax demands

      Fears that hundreds of international fund managers could face unexpected tax bills in India have been heightened after...

    2. April 10, 2015

      Glencore tweaks export model amid tax scrutiny

      Glencore says it will stop funnelling sales from its Australian coal operations through Singapore, a move that comes amid...

    1. March 6, 2015

      HMRC nets £1.1bn as it doubles take from probes at multinationals

      HM Revenue & Customs raked in £1.1bn from challenging the pricing of multinational companies’ internal deals in 2013-14 —...

    2. February 25, 2015

      UK tax authority summons law enforcers over HSBC data

      Britain’s tax authority has called law enforcement agencies to a meeting early next week to assess whether there are grounds...

    3. February 25, 2015

      HSBC chiefs grilled by MPs over tax scandal

      Have you dodged tax? Are you a fat cat? Why haven’t you resigned? These are some of the questions that MPs put to HSBC’s top...

    4. February 25, 2015

      Report links McDonald’s to EU tax avoidance scandal

      McDonald’s has been linked to the growing scandal of tax avoidance within the EU after the fast-food group was accused of...

    5. February 23, 2015

      Q&A: Complex tax arrangements of HSBC chief Stuart Gulliver

      HSBC’s chief executive Stuart Gulliver has been dragged into the tax-evasion scandal surrounding Europe’s biggest bank after...

    6. February 23, 2015

      HSBC shares drop after full-year profits fall

      HSBC has added a sharp fall in annual profits to the list of challenges it faces, as its chairman apologised for a Swiss tax...

    7. February 15, 2015

      Shire has ‘nothing to hide’ on tax, says chief

      Shire’s chief executive has defended the company’s tax arrangements after being identified as one of the beneficiaries of...

    8. February 12, 2015

      Shire says $1.6bn windfall from AbbVie is tax-free

      Shire has been advised that the $1.6bn “break fee” received from AbbVie after the collapse of their abortive merger is not...

    9. February 9, 2015

      Policy makers eye corporate cash piles in bid to boost growth

      Since the financial crisis, policy makers have been obsessed with growing levels of public debt. But as economic growth in...

    10. February 6, 2015

      MPs demand state regulation of tax advice industry

      MPs have called for greater regulation of the tax advice industry after accusing a leading firm of accountants of promoting...

    11. February 3, 2015

      Chancellor’s tax reforms raise less than last Labour government

      George Osborne has raised much less income than the last Labour government from reforms to tackle corporate tax avoidance...

    12. February 3, 2015

      Brussels to probe Belgium tax deals for multinationals

      Belgium has become the latest country to be ensnared in a growing crackdown on tax avoidance within the EU after the...

    13. Brussels Blog

      February 2, 2015

      Déjà vu: have Juncker's tax reforms already been debated?

      Cast your mind back to November. Jean-Claude Juncker, the new European Commission president, was being pummeled by the...

    14. January 14, 2015

      ‘Sweetheart’ tax deals inquiry a setback for Jean-Claude Juncker

      The European Parliament is poised to launch a full inquiry into sweetheart tax deals with multinational companies, in a...

    15. December 18, 2014

      Luxembourg abandons attempt to keep tax list secret

      Luxembourg has agreed to hand over a list of the hundreds of tax deals signed with some of the world’s largest businesses...

    16. December 11, 2014

      How Juncker and Luxembourg landed Silicon Valley’s biggest catch

      Jean-Claude Juncker had a mischievous look. It was shortly before the 2004 election and Luxembourg’s premier at the time...

    17. December 10, 2014

      UK’s George Osborne goes it alone on corporate tax avoidance

      The British public is not overly fond of multinational companies and the government needs revenue. Put these two facts...

    18. December 10, 2014

      Business leaders attack UK ‘Google tax’

      George Osborne’s plan to crack down on corporate tax avoidance with a new “diverted profits tax” has been attacked by...

    19. December 9, 2014

      Tax burden climbs back to pre-crisis levels

      The tax burden in wealthy countries has nearly recovered to pre-crisis levels, as the economic recovery boosted receipts and...

    20. December 9, 2014

      Disney, Skype and Reckitt dragged into Luxembourg tax row

      Disney and Koch Industries have become the latest companies to be dragged into the growing row over secret tax deals in...

    21. December 9, 2014

      US envoy defends Facebook over tax and Rigby incident

      The US ambassador to London said on Tuesday he believed Facebook, along with other US companies such as Amazon, Google and...

    22. December 8, 2014

      PwC sold ‘tax avoidance on industrial scale’

      MPs accused a firm of accountants of “selling tax avoidance on an industrial scale” on Monday after a tense parliamentary...

    23. December 5, 2014

      Multinationals and the new politics of hate

      The odd financial crisis aside, the past 30 years hasn’t been a bad time to be a large multinational corporation. Interest...

    24. December 4, 2014

      Google tax probably needs a Google brain behind it

      So Britain is going to get its very own Google tax. George Osborne, the chancellor, confirmed the plan this week. He has...

    25. December 2, 2014

      UK agrees deal on ‘patent box’ tax break

      The Treasury has described its decision to bow to international pressure over a tax break on intellectual property as a...

    26. December 1, 2014

      Germany recruits France and Italy for fresh assault on tax havens

      Germany, France and Italy have launched a campaign to tighten EU tax rules that appears aimed at practices in Luxembourg and...

    27. November 27, 2014

      India unlikely to appeal against Vodafone Rs30bn tax victory

      India is unlikely to launch an appeal against the recent Rs30bn ($490m) tax victory won by British telecoms group Vodafone,...

    28. November 21, 2014

      Bermuda snubs Cameron plan for company register

      Bermuda, the richest of the UK’s overseas territories, has snubbed David Cameron’s call to rip away the “cloak of secrecy”...

    29. November 20, 2014

      UK slips two places to 16th in global table for business tax

      Britain has slipped two places down a league table of business tax systems published by the World Bank, in spite of George...

    30. November 18, 2014

      The certainty of taxes would benefit business investment in India

      A court battle between the taxman and a multinational company is a struggle that some people would wish had no winner. But...

    31. November 18, 2014

      Jean-Claude Juncker faces vote calling for his resignation

      The European Parliament will vote next week on whether Jean-Claude Juncker should resign as European Commission president,...

    32. November 18, 2014

      Court rules in favour of Shell in $3bn India tax battle

      Royal Dutch Shell has won a significant victory in its long-running $3bn battle with India’s revenue authorities, in a...

    33. November 15, 2014

      G20: Juncker fends off attacks on Luxembourg tax deals

      Jean-Claude Juncker, the new European Commission president, has fended off criticism over his role in turning Luxembourg...

    34. November 14, 2014

      Brussels slams Netherlands over Starbucks tax deal

      Brussels has confronted the Netherlands over sweetheart tax deals by alleging the country artificially lowered Starbucks’...

    35. November 12, 2014

      Berlin takes aim at Luxembourg tax deals

      Berlin has taken a swipe at the new head of the European Commission by questioning the fairness of hundreds of controversial...

    36. November 11, 2014

      UK and Germany reach compromise over patent box tax break

      George Osborne is set to rein in one of his flagship policies after settling a dispute with Germany over a controversial tax...

    37. November 9, 2014

      Juncker must speak up on Luxembourg and tax

      Luxembourg, with just half a million people, is the second-richest country in the world. Its position at the heart of the EU...

    38. November 6, 2014

      Ikea franchise arm rearranged financing

      Leaked PwC documents reveal how the franchising arm of Ikea rearranged its financing, with the help of a Luxembourg-based...

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