London: +44 (0)20 7236 2601
St Albans: +44 (0)1727 869141
Rickmansworth: +44 (0) 1923 771010
Milton Keynes: +44 (0)1908 605552

Is the EU investigation into Apple and Starbucks’ transfer pricing arrangements really good news?

The EC has opened investigations into decisions by tax authorities in Ireland, the Netherlands and Luxembourg on the corporate tax to be paid by Apple, Starbucks and Fiat Finance and Trade respectively to see if they comply with the EU rules on state aid.

These investigations could be seen as a challenge to the role of sovereign nations in tax planning by multinational corporations.  It may be that jurisdictions will be in the firing line on tax avoidance along with the companies which they wish to attract.










Date: 27th June, 2014
Author: Cathy Corns


Articles from this Author

Contact Business Service Partners

Choose from the drop down menu below to select a Partner to contact.


On the 11th Day of Christmas we reveal St Albans Advent Trail window…

Lots of creative effort has gone in to making our magical woodland window by our fabulous team…



For the latest Mercer & Hole news, visit our LinkedIn page mercer-&-hole

Click here to follow us on LinkedIn