Some EU nations resist effort to close tax loopholes

05/22/2013 | Spiegel Online (Germany) · Irish Times (Dublin), The · Reuters

The EU is trying to crack down on tax avoidance by multinational corporations and wealthy individuals but the effort is being resisted by member states that have found it profitable to turn themselves into tax havens. Firms have been dramatically cutting their taxes by moving capital and profits to Austria, Ireland and the Netherlands.

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Spiegel Online (Germany) · Irish Times (Dublin), The · Reuters

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