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EU launches investigation into Amazon’s Luxembourg tax deal

The European Commission is to launch an investigation into the tax arrangement that online retailer Amazon struck with Luxembourg, in a climate of increasing concern about high-scale corporate tax avoidance within austerity-struck Europe. Under the deal being investigated the retail giant, headquartered in Seattle, pays virtually no tax on profits from its European operations. In May… Read More

Brussels to fine Apple billions for illegal tax arrangements

The European Commission is expected to accuse Apple of taking illicit state aid in Ireland, according to initial findings of an EU probe into multinational tax deals. Further details from the investigation will be published tomorrow, after which a month-long consultation period will ensue before a final decision is made. According to the Financial Times [Subscription… Read More