Tag Archives: Corporate tax avoidance

19Dec/16
Apple offices in Cork, Ireland

Apple and Ireland appeal EU tax ruling

Apple has launched a legal challenge to a record $14 billion EU tax demand, arguing that EU regulators ignored tax experts and corporate law, and deliberately picked a method to maximize the penalty. Sonia Legg reports
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31Aug/16
flagship regent street store

Consumers in London welcome EU Apple tax ruling

Consumers in London welcome a European Commission order that Apple Inc. must pay Ireland unpaid taxes of up to 13 billion euros (US14.5 billion dollars) as it rules the firm received illegal state aid.
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31Aug/16
Apple offices in Cork, Ireland

Apple allocated almost all profits to untaxed non-tangible HQ, Commission says

EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager says Apple allocated almost all the profits it made in Europe and other regions to untaxed non-tangible headquarters in Ireland.

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30Aug/16
EU antitrust regulators

Apple slapped with up to 13 billion euro tax bill

EU antitrust regulators order Apple to pay up to 13 billion euros in taxes plus interest to the Irish government after ruling that a special scheme to route profits through Ireland was illegal state aid.
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11Feb/16
Google Bosses quizzed

Google defends its UK tax bill

Google executives have been grilled by British lawmakers about the amount of tax they paid in the country. It follows a public outcry over corporate tax regulations which some say are unfair. Hayley Platt reports.
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23Jan/16

Google to pay $185 mln UK back taxes, critics want more

Britain’s finance minister welcomes a deal for Google to pay back tax, but his political opposition says the amount to be repaid is “derisory”.

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