- Apple, Ireland to appeal EC ruling involving billions in ‘illegal’ tax benefitsApple paid 1% or less in corporate tax dating back to 2003 in an Irish deal ruled illegal by the European Commission (EC). Rather than collect back taxes however, Ireland plans to appeal as a growing number of countries battle what they view as an overly-aggressive Commission.
- Google’s tax woes across the EUGoogle is becoming the showcase firm for European countries trying to convince the public that it is taking action against multinational tax avoidance, but is it all for nothing?
- MNEs and Belgium attack EU Commission’s decision on excess profits tax rulingsBASF and at least four other multinationals are headed to the European Court of Justice arguing that competition commissioners acted beyond their powers in deciding that Belgium’s excess profits tax rulings constituted illegal state aid. The companies face billions of dollars in back taxes if they lose.
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- PE risks of cross-border services to ChinaForeign businesses offering cross-border service provisions to Chinese entities must take caution as the tax authorities are becoming more confident than ever in looking into cross-border transactions involving Chinese companies.
- MNEs sign Australian transparency code to ward off accusationsBHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, BP and Cochlear are among the big businesses that have signed up to Australia’s Voluntary Tax Transparency Code (the Code) to disclose more tax information in an effort to fend off accusations of tax avoidance.
- Uber tax: US, Australia, and Taiwan chase new app taxesTax authorities from the US to Australia and Taiwan are circling digital service providers Uber, Airbnb and other cash-rich app disrupters in a crusade to impose higher taxes and find cutting-edge ways to subsidise the old economy.