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Economy & Jobs 27-03-2017

Oxfam exposes tax haven habits of big European banks

The 20 biggest banks in the eurozone booked over a quarter of their 2015 profits in tax havens, with Luxembourg and Ireland the favourite destinations, a report by Oxfam said on Monday (27 March). EURACTIV France reports.

Future EU 15-03-2017

Juncker’s missing scenario: Empower the member states

President Jean-Claude Juncker presented five scenarios for the future of Europe. But there is a sixth option, which is better than those sketched out in the White Paper, reveals Karl Aiginger.

Euro & Finance 10-11-2016

Moscovici: Trump’s US could be tax haven blacklisted

EXCLUSIVE / The EU’s tax haven blacklist is taking shape, as the European Commission uses the momentum generated by the LuxLeaks and Panama Papers scandals. Tax Commissioner Pierre Moscovici did not rule out including the United States on the list, in interview with EURACTIV.com.

Euro & Finance 13-05-2016

Country-by-country reporting to affect only 10% of multinationals

The European Parliament has adopted a draft directive that would see 90% of multinational companies escape compulsory country-by-country reporting requirements. EURACTIV France reports.

Euro & Finance 18-03-2016

NGOs reveal extensive use of tax havens by French banks

The public country-by-country reporting imposed by Paris on France’s big banks has revealed that they channel more than a third of their profits through countries with advantageous tax laws, a group of  NGOs have found. EURACTIV France reports.

Euro & Finance 08-03-2016

EU tax transparency directive ‘insufficient first step’, activists say

An updated directive on the automatic exchange of information between national tax administrations received the green light by the EU’s 28 finance ministers on Tuesday (8 March).

Euro & Finance 29-01-2016

Moscovici: Commission to discuss feasibility of country by country tax reporting

Speaking on Thursday (28 January), Tax Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said he was in favour of public country by country reporting as long as the Commission's risk assement concludes that it won't damage competitiveness or hinder investment.

Euro & Finance 29-01-2016

Juncker backs forcing multinational companies to publish their tax bills

EXCLUSIVE / European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker supports forcing multinational companies like Google, Amazon, and Apple to publish the profits they make and the taxes they pay in each EU country they operate in.

EU Priorities 2020 05-11-2015

Luxleaks and tax avoidance at EU level: Talk less, act more

After the Luxleaks scandal, there is still no proper response to the industrial scale tax avoidance the scandal exposed a year ago today, writes Aurore Chardonnet. But a simple vote by finance ministers could change that. 

Euro & Finance 07-07-2015

MEPs’ vote could expose multinationals’ tax dodging

A vote in the European Parliament tomorrow could led to European multinational corporations reporting their taxes paid, and profits made, on a country by country basis. Without such a rule, multinationals can shift their profits from country to country with the sole intention of paying less tax, a practice exposed by the LuxLeaks investigation, write Alvin Mosioma and Markus Meinzer.

Digital 05-11-2014

Google, Amazon and Apple less transparent than Gazprom, says report

Google, Amazon, and Apple are among the least transparent multinationals in the world, worse than Russian state-owned energy companies Gazprom, and Rosneft, according to a report published today (5 November) by anti-corruption campaigners.

Euro & Finance 02-10-2014

Publishing banks’ taxes and turnover will help the economy, says PwC

EXCLUSIVE: Forcing banks in the EU to publish their turnover and taxes will help the economy, according to research for the European Commission that will strengthen the case for public disclosure of the information from next year.

Euro & Finance 14-07-2014

Barnier rejects calls to sack PwC from bank transparency study

The European Commission will not sack PwC from a study on making bank data public, despite allegations from campaigners and politicians the "Big Four" auditor has conflicts of interest.

Euro & Finance 02-07-2014

Commission urged to fire auditors PwC from bank transparency study

Development aid organisations today (2 July) called on the European Commission to oust auditors PwC from an impact study on country reporting for EU banks, saying the company has lobbied against the legislation and therefore has a conflict of interest.