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Starbucks

Starbucks’ Dutch tax deal potentially illegal – EU

EU launches investigation into relationship between Starbucks and Netherlands

14 Nov 2014

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UK could water down Patent Box after Germany compromise

Compromise could see Patent Box regime significantly restricted

12 Nov 2014

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Luxembourg at centre of tax avoidance furore

Investigation reveals European principality acted as conduit for businesses seeking to drive down tax bills

06 Nov 2014

Amazon faces EU investigation over tax affairs

European Commission to investigate potential state aid provided to Amazon by Luxembourg

07 Oct 2014

ECJ ruling to add huge VAT bill on banks and insurers

Ruling between Skandia America and the Swedish Tax Authority increases VAT burden on financial institutions

17 Sep 2014

Dba boosts HLB’s French connection

HLB International adds Parisian firm to its network

11 Sep 2014

Firms worried about UK's ‘illogical’ audit interpretation

Competition and Markets Authority's interpretation of EU audit rules could result in 'illogical' outcomes, accounting firms warn

10 Sep 2014

Draghi tells EU to 'progress swiftly' in adopting IFRS 9

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi tells policymakers in Europe to ‘progress swiftly in the adoption of IFRS 9'

10 Jul 2014

CIoT cross-border tax experts to join EC initiative

Tax barristers Jonathan Schwarz and Jeremy Woolf to represent CIoT at European group

03 Jul 2014

EU urges UK to raise taxes on expensive homes

European Commission claims recommendations will help UK grow

04 Jun 2014

More to come despite UK Tobin Tax court knockback

The EU's Court of Justice only ruled against claim on its prematurity, not merits of argument

01 May 2014

EU Parliament adopts non-financial reporting rules

Large companies must disclose a host of non-financial information in their annual reports

17 Apr 2014

MEP calls for independent review into IASB

Syed Kamall wants EC to commission review into international accounting standard setter - "similar" to Philippe Maystadt's review of Efrag

31 Mar 2014

UK video games tax relief approved by Europe

European Commission rules tax reliefs for the production of video games in the UK is justified

28 Mar 2014

MEPs question how EC will ensure IASB meets funding requirements

MEPs have asked EC to explain how IASB will avoid conflicts of interest and be democratically accountable

21 Mar 2014

EU approves IASB funding with strings attached

Release of EU funding streams contingent upon sufficient reform to prevent conflicts of interest

17 Mar 2014

EU to raise environmental taxes across member states

The EU could raise €35bn through environmental taxes in two years removing burden on employment taxes, study finds

06 Mar 2014

EC cancels ICAEW and Mazars review into IFRS

Mazars and the ICAEW review into effects of IFRS cancelled, while EC launches investigation into IFRS Foundation's reporting failings

21 Feb 2014

MEPs urge EC to cancel ICAEW and Mazars IFRS contract

MEPs urge EC to cancel ICAEW and Mazars contract to review effects of IFRS; call for investigation into IASB reporting failings

17 Feb 2014

Colin: French speechless at Google tax shocker

Colin thought the people of Paris could no longer be surprised...

13 Feb 2014

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