The tax affairs of large global tech companies has long been an area of interest for the EU, particularly competition chief Margrethe Vestager. According to a report from Politico, Vestager is reportedly examining whether the European Commission has grounds to open a probe into the European tax arrangements of Facebook.
Documents relating to Facebook taxes obtained
A former Irish civil servant told Politico that Vestager’s investigative team had obtained documents relating to Facebook’s tax arrangements in Ireland as part of a trawl dating from the ‘Apple tax’ investigation.
The examination of Apple’s tax deals in Ireland saw the company …read more
Source:: Silicon Republic News