February 3rd, 2016
It’s been a busy week for the issues of tax and transparency in the European Union. It started with a bombshell announcement that Google would pay about $185 million in back taxes to the UK government (and other reports that Italy is seeking unpaid taxes from Google, as well). However, there was much discussion about
July 8th, 2015
PRESS RELEASE Amid public outcry on tax dodging, European Parliament responds with measured proposal to level the playing field BRUSSELS — Today, the European Parliament voted in favour of a measure to increase shareholders’ rights that includes a requirement for multinational corporations (MNCs) to publicly report financial information on a country-by-country basis. “Today’s vote in
June 11th, 2015
STOP Tax Dodging – campaigning across Europe From Ireland to Italy and from Slovenia to Spain we have the same message: ‘STOP Tax Dodging’, and for good reason. When companies and wealthy individuals don’t pay their fair share of tax, it hurts us all. The hardest impacts are felt in the poorest countries, but all
February 28th, 2013
WASHINGTON, DC – Global Financial Integrity (GFI) praised European Union leaders today for their commitment to requiring banks to disclose profits-made, taxes-paid, subsidiaries, and staff levels on a country-by-country basis, and the Washington, DC-based research and advocacy organization called upon the United States to follow Europe’s lead and adopt similar rules.