EU begin probe into IKEA taxation model in Holland

The European Union is opening an in-depth probe into Ikea’s taxation model in the Netherlands in its latest effort to tackle sweetheart deals for big multinationals.


Corporations must accept that a fair share of profits is the right price to pay

“I like to pay taxes. With them, I buy civilisation.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.


Oxfam claims profits shifted through Ireland hurt developing countries

“Corporate tax dodging is not a victimless crime.”


EU launches tax evasion crackdown

The European Union has launched a drive to combat tax evasion following a series of probes into rules that allow multinationals to slash their bills in Luxembourg, Ireland and the Netherlands.