Cap Gemini E&Y secures tax break

Following the acquisition of the consultancy arm of Ernst & Young, a benefit could arise from the deductibility of goodwill amortisation in the US. The saving could mean savings of up to £60m a year for the French-owned company, the Financial Times reported.

In yesterday’s results the Cap Gemini reported a £86m net tax gain, which helped to boost its statement to a 76% increase in net profit.

The good results were, however, offset by the firm losing 25% of its staff because of uncertainty caused by the recent merger.


Cap Gemini Ernst & Young results statement

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