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Google accounts show 11 bn euros moved via low tax ''Dutch sandwich'' in 2014

Google accounts show 11 bn euros moved via low tax ''Dutch sandwich'' in 2014

Google moved 10.7 billion euros ($12 billion) through the Netherlands to Bermuda in 2014.

Google investigated in Italy over tax issues: Prosecutors

Italian authorities are investigating whether Google violated any tax laws in the country, Milan`s prosecutor said on Wednesday, adding that talks were under way with the U.S. company over a possible settlement.

Google to shut Spanish news service Dec 16

Google to shut Spanish news service Dec 16

Online search giant Google is all set to shut down its Google News service in Spain Dec 16 before a new intellectual property law, also known as "Google Tax", is introduced in January.

UK ''Google tax'' will target inter-company payments

A new British tax on companies that shift profits out of the country and into tax havens will target inter-company fees for services like use of intellectual property, according to a Treasury document seen by Reuters.

Britain launches new 'Google tax' on multinationals

The British government Wednesday slapped a new tax rate on multinational companies that seek to avoid paying their fair share to Treasury coffers.

Italy delays "Google tax" until July, OKs funds for business, welfare

Italy delayed the start of its planned Internet tax until July 2014, approved billions of euros in business and welfare measures and extended a ban on media cross-ownership in a final package of year-end legislation approved on Friday.

Google pays $55 million tax in Britain on 2012 sales of $5 billion

Google, which has been grilled twice in the past year by a UK parliamentary committee over its tax practices, had a UK tax bill of 35 million pounds (USD 55 million) in 2012, on sales of US D4.9 billion to British customers, its accounts showed.

UK watchdog blames Google for blatant tax evasion

Internet giant Google has been accused of evading the taxes by the UK government.

Google’s boss Schmidt says firm’s tax avoidance is called capitalism

Google’s boss Eric Schmidt has said that he is ‘very proud’ of the company's tax structure, and that measures to lower the firm’s payments were just ‘capitalism’.

Google to be grilled for ‘avoiding paying 218 mn pounds in tax’ in UK

Company accounts showed that last year Google raked in 2.6 billion pounds in revenues from its UK operations, which are officially based in Ireland.

France to introduce `Google tax` Jan 1

France will introduce its so-called Google tax on online ads Jan 1, parliament decided Tuesday.

France considers "Google tax" to pay creative work

France could start taxing Internet advertising revenues from online giants such as Google, using the funds to support creative industries that have been hit by the digital revolution, a newspaper reported on Thursday.