EU could force Google to pay more UK tax

Author (Person) ,
Series Title
Series Details 28.01.16
Publication Date 28/01/2016
Content Type

In January 2016 the European Commission said it would look at complaints from the Scottish National Party (SNP) and the (UK) Labour Party that Google's £130m settlement with the tax authorities in the United Kingdom announced on the 22 January 2016 amounted to special treatment.

On the 24 May 2016 French investigators raided Google’s Paris headquarters as part of a probe over tax payments.

Source Link
Related Links
The Conversation, 26.01.16: If you want Google to pay more tax, change the law
ESO: Background information: Fair Taxation: Commission presents new measures against corporate tax avoidance
ESO: Background information: A boost to transparency in international tax matters: 31 countries sign tax co-operation agreement to enable automatic sharing of country by country information
Politico, 01.02.16: Europe turns against Google
The Guardian, 25.05.16: Google raid: McDonnell says HMRC must liaise with French 'urgently'
The Guardian, 24.05.16: Google offices raided in Paris as prosecutors announce fraud probe
France24, 24.05.16: Google’s Paris offices raided in tax fraud investigation
The, 24.05.16: French police 'raid Google's Paris offices in tax probe'

Subject Categories ,
Countries / Regions , ,