About: tax avoidance

Margrethe Vestager
Digital 30-08-2016

EU says Apple must repay €13 billion over ‘illegal’ Irish tax deal

The European Commission said on Tuesday (30 August) that US tech company Apple must repay €13 billion in back taxes after ruling that a series of Irish tax deals were illegal.
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Hugues Bayet on Tax Avoidance
Euro & Finance 30-05-2016

Three key measures to fight tax evasion by multinationals

One trillion euro is taken from the hands of citizens each year as a result of tax avoidance. A large sum of money that won’t be invested in social security, education, job development or security.
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.
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Euro & Finance 07-12-2015

6 key points for TAX justice in Europe

One year ago, the Luxleaks scandal revealed the existence of unfair tax practices between some EU Governments and multinationals. Under the impulse of the S&D Group, the European Parliament voted on 6 key measures to fight aggressive tax planning in the EU.

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