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EU and Special Sweetheart Tax Deals

The European Commission President, Mr Junker, is under pressure from some quarters to explain his alleged role in facilitating multi-national tax avoidance while Luxembourg prime minister. Critics claim that while Luxembourg PM he helped give special sweetheart tax deals to … Continue reading

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EU Offered a Poisoned Olive Branch to Apple

The European Commission held out a poisoned olive branch to Apple and Ireland. The EC investigation says the special sweetheart deal Ireland gave Apple allowed it to book an EU-wide tax rate of just 1$ to 0.005% and is demanding … Continue reading

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MEPs Call for Fair Share of Illegal State Aid Tax Clawed Back

The European Parliament has called for the tax advantages gained by some countries by giving sweetheart tax deal as illegal state aid should be shared among the countries that have suffered. The European Commission has launched a number of investigations … Continue reading

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Amazon Special Deal With Luxembourg May Be Illegal

EU regulators looking at the many special tax optimisation deals Luxembourg did with big US corporations have queried the one with Amazon. The concern is it may be illegal state aid. Eamon McNicholas Tax Barrister, Accountant http://www.EamonMcNicholas.com

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