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New study: Bayer AG promotes disastrous tax competition in Germany and Europe

Today (1 March), the Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament publishes a study on unfair tax competition. Using the example of the German Bayer AG, the study examines how large corporations save taxes by actively using and even promoting tax competition between municipalities and states within Europe. Previously, our group had already investigated BASF, IKEA, […]

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New revelations on Luxembourg: Governments must put a stop to tax tricks

International research by Süddeutsche Zeitung, Le Monde, OCCRP and other media partners reveals with new data that Luxembourg remains a thriving tax haven – even after the LuxLeaks scandal. For the first time, they have made the entire beneficial ownership transparency register for companies and investment funds in Luxembourg completely searchable. More than 250 billionaires […]

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Things are moving forward: the EU will extend cooperation between national tax authorities to digital sales platforms

Dear friends and all those who are interested, Especially in the Corona crisis, more and more sales transactions are taking place via digital platforms such as Amazon or EBAY. But digital platforms lead to mass tax evasion and unfair competition. This is precisely where the EU is now taking remedial action. In future, tax information […]

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