A report from the US Trade Representative's office found the tax penalises American tech companies like Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon.
The country is entering the second week of an uprising over inadequate public services, endemic corruption and painful austerity measures, despite the government's adoption of an emergency reform plan.
A new study has found that hundreds of billions of dollars in corporate profits land in low-tax jurisdiction territories despite an international crackdown.
French investigators have since 2015 been investigating whether Google failed to pay its dues to the state by avoiding to declare parts of its activities in the country.
Trillions of dollars in international investments by large corporations is nothing more than accounting gimmickry.
A drive to document businesses tests the limits of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s cash-strapped government.
With the GAFA tax, an acronym for Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon, France becomes the first major economy to tax tech giants, defying US President Trump's probe that could trigger reprisal tariffs.
The new law aims at plugging a taxation gap
After the Trump administration has already missed an initial April 10 deadline for providing the tax records, US congressional Democrats set a new hard deadline of April 23 for the federal tax agency to hand the documents over to lawmakers.
The unprecedented move is likely to set off a huge legal battle between Democrats controlling the House and the Trump administration.
The European Union expanded its tax haven blacklist by 10 countries, adding the United Arab Emirates and Bermuda despite the objections of powerful member states.
In a statement, the high court of Catalonia, where the singer lives with her partner, FC Barcelona footballer Gerard Pique, said she had been summoned to appear before a judge in Esplugues de Llobregat.
Billionaire fortunes increased by 12 percent last year while the 3.8 billion people who make up the world's poorest half saw their wealth decline by 11 percent, says Oxfam in a report.
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