European Commission publishes working paper on State aid and tax rulings

  • By A&S
  • June 5, 2016
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On June 3, 2016, the European Commission (EC) published a working paper on State aid and tax rulings. Prepared as an internal working paper and to provide background to the High Level Forum on State Aid (held on the same day), the working paper provides a brief summary on…

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European Commission deems Fiat and Starbucks tax rulings illegal under EU state aid rules

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  • October 21, 2015
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On October 21, 2015, the European Commission (Commission) issued a press release stating that it Luxembourg and the Netherlands have granted selective tax advantages to Fiat Finance and Trade and Starbucks, respectively, and deemed that these rulings are illegal under EU state aid rules. Following in-depth investigations, which were…

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