Ireland's finance minister said the European Commission's demand that Dublin collect up to €13 billion in back taxes from Apple was unjustified, in an interview with Germany's Frankfurter Allgemeine (FAZ) newspaper.
The hidden wealth of some of the world’s most prominent leaders, politicians and celebrities has been revealed by an unprecedented leak of millions of documents which show the myriad ways in which the rich can exploit secretive offshore tax regimes.
Luxembourg charged yesterday (23 April) the French journalist behind the revealing of the so-called LuxLeaks scandal that implicated the small European country in lowering tax rates for multinationals.
Cyprus's request for a bailout has created a political headache for German Chancellor Angela Merkel over concerns that wealthy Russians could be the chief beneficiaries, the weekly Der Spiegel reported, citing an intelligence agency report.
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