Lux Leaks

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Computer generated image of proposal: US company Covanta is to spend €500m on the Poolbeg incinerator, with another €100m coming from the four Dublin local authorities

Funding for the building of the waste to energy incinerator in Poolbeg, Dublin, is coming from a company in Luxembourg with a structure similar to the(...)

Alain Lamassoure, the chairman of the European Parliament’s special committee on tax rulings: the committee plans to have its suggestions ready for throwing into the ring around October. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A “very interesting political situation” can be expected in the autumn when a number of different strands of the ongoing European, and global, debate (...)

Tax avoidance is legal but companies which use complex structures to reduce their  bills are coming under increasing scrutiny

A Luxembourg court has charged a French journalist with aiding the leaking of confidential information at accounting firm PwC, which led to the disclo(...)

The Irish coverage of the leaked Luxleaks documents included details of tax agreements Glanbia negotiated with Luxembourg on behalf of subsidiaries in the duchy. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

In the wake of the Luxleaks controversy last year, then chair of the Revenue Commissioners Josephine Feehily said that a company’s tax policies contai(...)

Shire  “trying to do the right thing” by running the pharmaceuticals company as efficiently as possible, says chief executive Flemming Ornskov

Shire’s chief executive has defended the company’s tax arrangements after being identified as one of the beneficiaries of alleged “industrial scale” (...)

Shire acting chief financial officer Jeff Poulton said the company had obtained advice that the break fee should not be taxable in Ireland. Photograph: The Irish Times

Drug giant Shire is facing a potential tax bill of up to €480 million as Irish Revenue officials examine the fallout from a collapsed takeover of the (...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan is expected to be requested to appear before a special European Parliament committee on corporate tax avoidance, according to parliament sources. Photograph: Scott Eells/Bloomberg

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan may be summoned to appear before a special European Parliament committee on corporate tax avoidance, after MEPs(...)

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker: he made it very clear in July he is dedicated to step up efforts to combat tax evasion and tax fraud. Photograph:  Reuters/Christian Hartmann

Last year was the year the world discovered there is no whiskey in a double Irish and no cheese in a Dutch sandwich. Discussions about fair taxation a(...)

Green party leader Eamon Ryan has criticised Fine Gael’s four MEPs for not voting in favour of a European Parliament committee of inquiry into the Lux(...)

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker gives a press conference on Luxembourg leaks. He said said he had no involvement in the deals during his time as finance minister or premier of Luxembourg. Photo: EPA

The disclosure of thousands of pages of confidential documents on Luxembourg tax deals by The Irish Times and other members of the International Conso(...)

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