Google’s UK tax deal under investigation by the European Commission

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Denmark's EU Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager gives a news conference after a college meeting at the European Commission Headquarters in Brussels,15 April 2015.

Google’s UK tax deal under investigation by the European Commission


The UK’s £130m tax deal with Google will be reviewed by the European Commission after the Scottish National party called on the EU’s competition chief to investigate the agreement.

As reported by The Financial Times, Stewart Hosie, the deputy leader of the SNP, sent a letter to Margrethe Vestager, the EU’s antitrust commissioner on January 27. Hosie urged Vestager to address “growing concerns” about what he called an “opaque” deal, according to a copy of the letter seen by the Financial Times...


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