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Tove Ryding

Eurodad response to today’s EU court ruling in the Apple / Ireland tax-related state aid case

Today, the European Court of Justice decided to annul the European Commission’s decision that Ireland’s tax treatment of Apple constituted illegal state aid.

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Tove Ryding

Eurodad response to International Consortium of Investigative Journalists' #MauritiusLeaks

Today, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists released another ground breaking tax exposure. The #MauritiusLeaks show how multinational corporations from all over the world have used Mauritius to avoid taxes, including on their own operations in some of the world’s poorest countries.

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Tove Ryding

Eurodad response to large-scale international fraud with value added tax (VAT)

Under the headline Grand Theft Europe, the newsroom Correctiv, together with media outlets across Europe, have published the results of a cross-boundary investigation about large-scale international fraud with value added tax (VAT). According to the European Commission, this type of fraud is costing European governments around €50 billion each year.

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Tove Ryding

European court rules that Belgium’s ‘sweetheart’ tax scheme is not state aid - exposes cracks in broken tax system

Today, the European Court of Justice ruled against the European Commission, which had alleged that the Belgian tax scheme, known as the ‘excess profit scheme,’ provided illegal state aid worth around €700 million to multinational corporations.

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Tove Ryding

Eurodad reaction to the European Commission’s initiative on EU tax decision making

Today, the European Commission kick-started the debate on whether to change EU decision making on tax matters, suggesting a stepwise move towards qualified majority voting, including giving an active role to the European Parliament.

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Tove Ryding

One year since Paradise Papers – EU has taken some action, but more must be done to end tax dodging

Monday, 5 November marks the one-year anniversary of the publication of the Paradise Papers. In the immediate aftermath, the revelations caused political leaders to denounce tax dodging and promise improvements. However, one year after the scandal, most of the problems that led to Paradise Papers remain unaddressed.

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Reckless Development: The IFC’s Dodgy Deals in Southeast Asia

Eurodad members Bank Information Center and 11.11.11, in collaboration with Inclusive Development International, Accountability Counsel, Urgewald, Ulu Foundation and Tarkapaw Youth Group, have released a report, Reckless Development: The IFC’s Dodgy Deals in Southeast Asia.

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  • 11.11.11

Runaway Taxes: Who pays tax in Central and Eastern Europe?

This new report, published jointly by six CEE CSOs including Eurodad members Glopolis, Demnet, IGO and Ekvilib Institute, looks at the tax dealings of major companies in six CEE countries.

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  • Glopolis
  • IGO
  • Denmet
  • Ekivilib Institute

An Economy For The 99%

According to Eurodad member Oxfam’s new report, “An Economy for the 99%”, the gap between rich and poor is far greater than had been feared.

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  • Oxfam

Survival of the richest: Europe’s role in supporting an unjust global tax system 2016

After a wave of international tax scandals, the group of European governments in favour of greater tax transparency is finally beginning to grow. However, the battle is not yet won, as a number of governments remain opposed.

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