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Adventures in medicine: ‘I journey through the body every day’

From the eyeball to the umbilical cord, from a messy corpse to the value of ECT – doctor Gavin Francis recounts his adventures in medicine and explores the wonders of the human form<p>Before starting my GP clinic yesterday I glanced through the list of patients I’d see that day. Most of the names I …

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TaxProf Blog

The corporate inversion — when a U.S. company takes on the legal identity of foreign subsidiary, usually in order to reduce its taxes — has become …

Apple Dodges Billions In Taxes

Charles Duhigg of the New York Times has written another extraordinary article about Apple, this time focused on the heroic lengths Apple has gone to to avoid paying taxes to governments around the world.<p>All companies try to minimize taxes, obviously. And tech companies, it turns out, are ideally …

Positively un-American tax dodges

Ah, July! What a great month for those of us who celebrate American exceptionalism. There’s the lead-up to the Fourth, countrywide Independence Day …

Digital Economy Chokes on Online Giants' Low-Tax Sandwiches

A senior Australian Treasury official has detailed how online giants such as Google, Twitter and FaceBook pay less than 1 percent tax on over a …

VAT Mini One Stop Shop: register and use the service

Overview<p>From 1 January 2015 the VATrules for place of supply changed in the<p>EUfor sales of digital services from businesses to consumers. The change …

Tax and customs for goods sent from abroad

Anything posted or couriered to you goes through customs to check it isn’t banned or restricted and you pay the right tax and ‘duty’ (customs …

NGOs protest at PWC being hired by EU to assess country-by-country reporting

<i>The following press release was issued by Eurodad - an NGO coordinating action by other development NGOs - this morning:</i><p>After strongly opposing any …

Ending the race to the bottom: why responsible companies should pay taxes

America’s a great country. That’s why people from all over the world — including, lately and tragically, thousands of poor children from Central America — clamor to get in. So why are some of America’s wealthiest companies trying to get out?<p>It’s simple, really — they don’t want to pay US …

E.U. probe of sweetheart tax deals spreads to Amazon

The European Union has widened its probe into sweetheart deals on tax to Amazon.com Inc. (fortune-stock symbol=”AMZN”], the Financial Times reported …

Turkey Wants to Tax Facebook and Twitter

In a new stage in Turkey's strife against U.S. social media companies, the Turkish government now wants Twitter and Facebook to pay taxes to its …

Major companies concerned over OECD’s plans for global tax reform

MORE than half of big global and home-grown Irish companies are very concerned about the impact of proposed changes to the international tax regime …

Economics

The future of tax

<i>By Stephan Kuhn</i><p>The breadth and pace of change when it comes to tax matters has taken everybody by surprise. In just a few years, tax has quickly …

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Renzi Pressed to Put Google, Facebook Taxes on EU Agenda

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is under pressure to craft European Union policy to prevent Internet firms like Google Inc. and Facebook Inc. …

Building a better working world

Our new “Day One Ready” program will prepare students for today’s real business world and connect them to potential internship opportunities.<p>The …

A wake-up call on global tax structures

Treasury Works with OECD on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting

The United States is working with other countries on multinational corporate tax issues, including the increasingly thorny issue of base erosion and …

York University

Palo Alto group delivers objections to OECD’s tax planning proposals

How-To-Guide: UK Corporation Tax Avoidance

The world's largest companies use a variety of tax havens, loopholes and schemes to legally avoid paying billions in UK corporation tax.<p>According to …

Coffee chain Caffe Nero hasn't paid a penny in corporation tax despite £100MILLION in profits since 2007

• <b>Coffee house latest firm to come under fir, joining Starbucks and Amazon</b>• <b><br>Labour MP John Mann said the news was 'hard to take'</b>• <b><br>The chain has 566 outlets</b> …

Fighting for people over profits

Nicole Carty, a campaigner with the corporate watchdog group SumOfUs, told The Intercept that ‘by deactivating Korryn Gaines’ account, Facebook …

Starbucks to pay corporation tax on profits in the UK after HQ move

Coffee chain says it will pay more to the Treasury after move but that relocation is because it wants to be closer to biggest market<p>Starbucks expects to pay corporation tax on profits in the UK after electing to move its European headquarters from the Netherlands to London.<p>The coffee chain, which …

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Starbucks to move European base to London, pay more UK tax | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Starbucks Corp will move its European headquarters to London from the Netherlands this year and pay more tax in the UK as a result, the company said on Wednesday.<p>A paper cup is seen in Starbucks' Vigo Street branch in Mayfair, central London January 11, 2013. REUTERS/Stefan …

Starbucks yields to UK pressure on corporation tax

Thursday, 17 April, 2014<p>The US-owned coffee shop chain Starbucks is to move its European corporate headquarters (HQ) to London, following criticism …