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EU Criticizes ‘Aggressive’ Tax Practices of Seven Member States

Raf Casert, Pan Pylas Thursday, March 8, 2018

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission criticized seven member states Wednesday for "aggressive" tax policies designed to undercut others in the race to lure multinational companies, a censure that prompted a sharp rebuke from the leader of one of the countries named.

The European Union's executive branch pointed the finger at Belgium, Cyprus, Hungary, Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta and the Netherlands, arguing that they have tax policies that undermine the integrity of the European single market. ...

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