A report commissioned by the Left group in the European Parliament has found systematic tax evasion and abuse of legal loopholes by tech giant Apple between 2015 and 2017. It examines the corporate tax rate paid by Apple globally and in the European Union after it...

GUE/NGL MEPs have slammed the refusal by representatives of Apple to appear before a hearing of the European Parliament's TAX3 committee (special committee on financial crimes, tax evasion and tax avoidance) scheduled for June 21. Irish MEP Matt Carthy said: "Today the TAX3 committee has received...

Irish MEP Matt Carthy has questioned ICIJ journalist Simon Bowers on the Apple case revealed in the Paradise Papers at a hearing of the European Parliament’s Panama Papers inquiry committee this afternoon. Carthy described the presentation by Bowers regarding Apple in Ireland as “a damning...

One of the most significant revelations in the Paradise Papers relate to the corporate tax avoidance structures of Apple. Irish MEP Matt Carthy, GUE/NGL co-coordinator on the Panama Papers committee, said: “The Paradise Papers reveal not only the secrets of the super-rich individuals who hide their...

Irish MEP Matt Carthy has welcomed the news that Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan is to be called to appear before a hearing of the European Parliament's Panama Papers inquiry committee (PANA). In an email to PANA political group coordinators this afternoon, it was confirmed that...