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Commission orders Amazon to pay €250 million in back taxes
The European Commission ordered Luxembourg on Wednesday (4 October) to recover unpaid taxes worth around €250 million from the online sales giant Amazon

Eurodad?
The same day, the Commission also decided to refer Ireland to the European Court of Justice for failing to recover from Apple illegal state aid worth up to €13 billion, as required by a previous Commission decision from August 2016, which Ireland has appealed.

indidentally: Amazon Faces Court Battle on State Tax Records

The Massachusetts Department of Revenue issued a directive days after the policy change, requiring out-of-state retailers to collect sales tax if they had more than 100 transactions in the state and collected at least $500,000 in revenue in 2016. [...] Massachusetts revenue officials sent Amazon their first records demand on Aug. 31, 2017, seeking information about all the third-party companies that do business through Amazon that have stored products in Massachusetts since 2012.

archived: "yanno, That $13B tax judgment against Apple (no arrests, there) ..."

btw, Where is Christine "IMF Mistress of Tax Evader CDs" Lagarde?

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Wed Oct 4th, 2017 at 05:33:04 PM EST
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On the Apple and Ireland subject, two recent diaries by Frank:
Ireland to appeal Apple Ruling
Global tax competition and its reduction
by Bernard on Wed Oct 4th, 2017 at 08:20:43 PM EST
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courthousenews front page, 10 Oct 2017
behind a front-man, IMF chief economist Maurice Obstfeld

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Tue Oct 10th, 2017 at 07:25:27 PM EST
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picking up speed eh? Rocks do that when they fall off cliffs

keep to the Fen Causeway
by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Wed Oct 11th, 2017 at 08:29:40 PM EST
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