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  • Article

    EC takes on Ireland and Luxembourg over tax avoidance

    2017-10-24T11:30:00Z

    The long-simmering disputes over Ireland and Luxembourg’s tax treatment of Apple and Amazon are about to reach a boiling point with the European Commission.

  • Article

    European Union, Apple, and Ireland tax

    2016-10-25T10:15:00Z

    U.S. tech firm Apple has been ordered by the European Commission to pay €13bn (U.S. $14B) in back taxes, a move that has many up in arms and worried it may set a precedent for U.S. firms operating overseas. Neil Hodge has more.

  • Blog post

    EU tackles tax abuse in the wake of Panama Papers

    2016-07-26T09:30:00Z

    The Panama Papers document leak shed much light on a deep and pervasive effort to evade taxes. Since then, the European Union has passed a number of new rules to improve tax transparency and close tax loopholes. According to CW’s Paul Hodgson, the EU is only just getting started.