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Luxembourg PM slams EU single tax plans
Brussels (AFP) - Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel said he was firmly opposed to harmonising tax policies in the EU, a report said Wednesday, hitting back after an investigation exposed his tiny country as a global tax haven.(11/19/2014 1:17:13 PM)
Scope of Leaked Tax Accords Took Luxembourg by Surprise
Luxembourg’s government was taken by “complete surprise” at the amount of files revealed last week in a report detailing hundreds of secret corporate deals that allegedly helped multinationals dodge taxes during Jean-Claude Juncker’s tenure as the nation’s prime minister.(11/14/2014 4:18:45 PM)
Jean-Claude Juncker faces censure vote over Luxembourg tax schemes
Eureopean Union chief’s actions as prime minister of Luxembourg attacked over alleged role in creation of tax haven Jean-Claude Juncker is facing a vote in the European parliament to declare him unfit for his post as head of the EU executive because of his alleged role in turning Luxembourg into Europe’s biggest tax haven during the two decades when he dominated politics in the Grand Duchy. Far ...(11/18/2014 1:39:01 PM)
Leak shows scale of Luxembourg's sweet tax deals
BRUSSELS (AP) — Luxembourg, one of the world's wealthiest nations, came under fire Thursday after leaked documents allegedly revealed the extent to which it has attracted multinationals and the super-rich with sweet tax deals, depriving other countries of valuable tax revenue.(11/6/2014 12:12:29 PM)
Luxembourg tax storm hits new EU chief Juncker
A storm of outrage over Luxembourg's role in helping global companies avoid tax plunged its former leader into controversy in his first week running the European Commission, the EU body that polices tax abuses. Jean-Claude Juncker, 59, who took over as president of the EU executive after more than two decades as finance minister and prime minister of the tiny Grand Duchy, pulled out of a ...(11/6/2014 2:16:31 PM)
EU's Juncker conciliatory on Luxembourg tax, Germany wants action
BRUSSELS/BERLIN, Nov 12 (Reuters) - The new European Commission president took political responsibility on Wednesday for Luxembourg's role in helping global companies avoid tax and Germany urged swift action to fight tax evasion in Europe. Jean-Claude Juncker, who served as finance minister and prime minister of Luxembourg for more than two decades, reacted for the first time since investigative ...(11/12/2014 10:21:12 AM)
Luxembourg, Juncker under fire after global tax leaks
EU finance ministers meet in Brussels Friday, with revelations about Luxembourg's tax breaks for big firms putting pressure on former premier Jean-Claude Juncker, the new European Commission president. The finance ministers will also hope to end a row over demands for back payments from Britain, with some saying Thursday that paying the bill in instalments was a likely option. Juncker came under ...(11/7/2014 12:59:57 AM)
Ireland grants citizenship to foreign nationals at a greater rate than every EU country bar one
Luxembourg’s massive foreign born population means they’re on top.(11/19/2014 3:28:56 AM)
Luxembourg Fends Off Tax Haven Status as Juncker Pressed
Luxembourg denied it broke global rules to help hundreds of multinational companies dodge taxes after a report revealed secret details of deals during the tenure of new European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.(11/6/2014 9:06:01 AM)
EU Commission says already acting on Luxembourg tax practices
* Report says 300 companies secured tax deals with Luxembourg * Allegations pile pressure on new Commission chief Juncker * Commission says could open more tax probes in EU states (Adds details of investigation, background) BRUSSELS, Nov 6 (Reuters) - The European Commission said on Thursday it was already investigating Luxembourg's tax treatment of multinationals and could open more probes in ...(11/6/2014 8:44:37 AM)
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