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EU Willing to Investigate HMRC Tax Deal with Google

The EU Competition Commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, has said she is willing to look at HMRC’s recent special tax deal with Google, to see if it breached competition rules, if contacted. She reportedly said that the EU could use state aid … Continue reading

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European Investigation of Google

Media reports are speculating that the ongoing European Commission investigation into Google may soon lead to the start of legal action. The enquiry is into a possible abuse of a dominant market position by Google and what to do about … Continue reading

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EU and Competition Investigation of Special Tax Rulings

EU fair competition policy ironically might just make a dent in the special or secret tax deals given to multi-nationals that tax policy has so far been powerless to stop. The essence of the special deals, or scams as some … Continue reading

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