At a hearing held in the European Parliament on 28 November 2018, Google’s Head of Economic Policy for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Adam Cohen, confirmed that Google is continuing to use the Double Irish structure through an Irish-registered subsidiary, Google Ireland Holdings, in Bermuda. The...

The TAX3 draft report prepared by the EPP and S&D co-rapporteurs was discussed among MEPs last Tuesday 27 November in the European Parliament. GUE/NGL's shadow rapporteur in the TAX3 Special Committee, Miguel Urban Crespo (Podemos) was quite critical about it (watch his intervention here). Given that...

Following the revelations of a widespread VAT avoidance scheme in the Isle of Man in the Paradise Papers leak of documents from the Appleby law firm, the European Parliament's TAX3 special committee on financial crimes, tax evasion and tax avoidance organised a fact-finding mission to...

Last November 29 the European Parliament adopted in plenary the final text of the Joint Resolution tabled by GUE/NGL together with S&D, the Greens, ALDE and EPP. This Joint Motion for a Resolution (JMR) came as a result of the individual resolutions that had been tabled...