Here’s Another Reason to Avoid Tax Avoidance
Aggressive tax planning sows confusion not only about companies' taxes but also about the basics of their operations and finances.
How Unclear Tax Footnotes Can Create Value
Tax avoidance combined with a lack of transparency in tax footnotes draws a thumb's up from investors.
EU Finds Amazon’s $294M Tax Break Illegal
The European Commission's ruling on Amazon's tax break from Luxembourg strikes another blow against the tax arrangements of Silicon Valley companies.
Raids Escalate Caterpillar Tax Dispute With U.S.
U.S. authorities executed search warrants at Caterpillar facilities as part of a probe of the company's shifting of corporate profits to a Swiss subsidiary.
Low Effective Tax Rates Don’t Signal Excess Risk: Study
Contrary to common opinion, there's no evidence that a low effective tax rate is a sign of risky corporate management.
Weatherford Fined $140M for Accounting Fraud
Two senior tax executives at the oil services firm allegedly schemed to report false ETRs that aligned with analysts' expectations.
Ireland to Join Apple in EU Tax Ruling Appeal
Dublin is challenging the $14.5 billion judgment as a "seismic" attack on the integrity of its corporate tax system.
Apple Hit With $14B Penalty Over Irish Tax Deal
The European Commission says Ireland improperly allowed Apple to avoid paying taxes on almost all profits from sales in the EU.
Facebook Changes U.K. Accounting Policy
The change may ease criticism over Facebook's overseas tax arrangements but won't necessarily mean a tax windfall for the U.K. government.
Should Your Auditor Prepare Your Tax Return?
While regulators frown on a company's auditor handling its taxes, new research suggests that such concern is unwarranted.
Google Settles U.K. Tax Probe for $185 Million
European tax authorities have been cracking down on U.S. tech firms who they say have not been paying their fair share of taxes in Europe.