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France Dares to Tax Internet Profits Made in France

They do things differently in France compared to the UK. Two stories caught my eye. Recently the French President gave a speech at which he said everyone must be on a level paying field, including taxes. He made his comments … Continue reading

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Another US Internet Company in UK Links to Ireland

A US internet company trading in the UK has announced a data processing move to Ireland. The Irish Taoiseach (prime minister) said it was a commercial decision and defended the Irish tax system. But the OECD has been critical of … Continue reading

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Is the British Tax Code Discriminating Against British Business ?

Is the British tax code discriminating against British business by favouring non-EU companies making money in the UK ? The question crops up as yet another major US internet company has just announced UK earnings last year of several ¬£billion. … Continue reading

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Ireland Says it Will Close US Company Tax Loophole

Ireland has said it is to close one of the channelling-things-through-Ireland tax loopholes used by US companies making profits in Europe to avoid paying tax. These things then get re-channelled to a tax haven in another continent, with what is … Continue reading

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Why UK Government Taxes Bedrooms Not Multi-Nationals

A furore about yet another US multi-national virtually no UK tax despite massive UK turnover, and so one might expect profits, caught my eye as a tax barrister. The US multi-national points out, and quite rightly, that it pays taxes … Continue reading

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EU grouping gets OK for financial transaction tax

Here’s the US take on proposed new EU tax. Tax fans might like to compare and contrast this with my previous post…. http://www.usnews.com/news/business/articles/2013/01/22/eu-grouping-set-for-financial-transaction-tax Eamon McNicholas Tax Barrister, Accountant http://www.EamonMcNicholas.com

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