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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. November 27, 2014

      India unlikely to appeal Vodafone Rs30bn tax victory

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

    11. 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”...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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,...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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’...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. November 6, 2014

      State aid probes set to intensify in wake of leaks

      Multinationals are bracing themselves for more state aid investigations, following the publication of a massive cache of...

    23. November 6, 2014

      Luxembourg vows to end banking secrecy amid tax allegations

      Luxembourg has pledged to overhaul its culture of financial secrecy, and has fought back against accusations that it helped...

    24. November 6, 2014

      Leak reveals scale of corporate tax deals with Luxembourg

      Leaked documents describing the Luxembourg tax arrangements of more than 340 multinationals were published on Wednesday,...

    25. October 30, 2014

      Alarm at race to lower corporate tax spurs debate on ethical duty

      The British government has found it hard to resist a damaging race to lower corporate tax, in spite of plans to crack down...

    26. October 29, 2014

      Governments sign deal against tax evasion

      Fifty-one countries have pledged to pass on financial data after signing an agreement in Berlin to crack down on tax...

    27. October 17, 2014

      Confusion over Fatca deadline for trusts

      Trustees of private family trusts are being urged to register with the US tax authority by next week or risk non-compliance...

    28. October 15, 2014

      Axing of Double Irish tax plan greeted calmly by Wall Street

      A simple tweak to the “Double Irish” tax structure might be enough to prolong its lifespan, advisers said as they pondered...

    29. October 14, 2014

      You see a loophole, we Irish call it ‘opportunity’

      My friend the hill farmer went into anaphylactic shock last week when he heard that the double Irish could be banned. Part...

    30. October 9, 2014

      Q&A: What is the double Irish?

      The European Commission has threatened to launch a formal investigation into a vital aspect of Ireland’s tax system, known...

    31. October 9, 2014

      Brussels in crackdown on ‘double Irish’ tax loophole

      Brussels is challenging the “double Irish” tax avoidance measure prized by big US tech and pharma groups, putting pressure...

    32. October 7, 2014

      EU’s Amazon probe steps up pressure over tax deals

      The move by Brussels to open a formal investigation into Amazon’s tax arrangements in Luxembourg, confirmed on Tuesday, is...

    33. October 7, 2014

      Nokia to mothball India plant in tax row

      Nokia plans to shut down production at its Indian factory following a long-running battle with the country’s government over...

    34. October 7, 2014

      Ireland’s tax regime nurtures innovation in avoidance

      Irish tax policy has in recent years attracted considerable international criticism, but within Ireland it is seen as...

    35. October 6, 2014

      Brussels targets Amazon’s Luxembourg tax deal

      Brussels is confronting Luxembourg over an unorthodox Amazon tax deal, alleging it allowed the online retail giant to reap...

    36. October 2, 2014

      Incoming antitrust head promises action on tax deals

      Europe’s incoming antitrust chief has promised a tough line on state-subsidised tax avoidance, saying she will “send a...

    37. October 1, 2014

      Gibraltar under scrutiny as Brussels widens tax probe

      More than 100 companies have potentially received illicit state aid from Gibraltar, Brussels said on Wednesday as it...

    38. September 30, 2014

      Ireland under pressure over low corporate tax rates

      Just when good news was starting to flow again out of Ireland, along comes the European Commission to spoil the...

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