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Germany's Schauble denies 'Grexit' threat

German finance minister Wolfgang Schauble has said he is confident ‘‘Greece is on the right economic path’‘.

German finance minister Wolfgang Schauble has said he is confident ‘‘Greece is on the right economic path’‘.

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Rare protests in Belarus spread beyond the capital

Rare protests in Belarus have spread beyond the capital Minsk to the second largest city Gomel where around 2000 people have marched against a harsh new tax law.

Rare protests in Belarus have spread beyond the capital Minsk to the second largest city Gomel where around 2000 people have marched against a harsh new tax law.

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Belarusians denounce 'law against social parasites'

Around 2,000 Belarusians have taken to the streets to rally against a law imposing a tax on those not in full-time employment.

Around 2,000 Belarusians have taken to the streets to rally against a law imposing a tax on those not in full-time employment.

Business

Apple and Dublin detail challenges to EU's Irish tax deal ruling

Apple launches legal challenge to a 13 billion euro tax bill from the European Union as Ireland accuses European Commission of exceeding its powers.

Apple launches legal challenge to a 13 billion euro tax bill from the European Union as Ireland accuses European Commission of exceeding its powers.

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French ex-budget minister Cahuzac is jailed for tax fraud

Former French budget minister Jerome Cahuzac, who led a government crackdown on tax dodgers, was sentenced to three years in jail in Paris on Thursday – for hiding an offshore bank account of his…

Former French budget minister Jerome Cahuzac, who led a government crackdown on tax dodgers, was sentenced to three years in jail in Paris on Thursday – for hiding an offshore bank account of his…

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Hungary promises payroll tax cuts amid labour shortage

Hungary's government is promising to cut the level of tax on wages as it suffers a labour shortage following years of emigration to western Europe.

Hungary's government is promising to cut the level of tax on wages as it suffers a labour shortage following years of emigration to western Europe.

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Trump may not have paid income tax for 18 years

Donald Trump’s taxes are back in the spotlight after The New York Times published the Republican nominees 1995 income tax returns.

Donald Trump’s taxes are back in the spotlight after The New York Times published the Republican nominees 1995 income tax returns.

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UK based carmakers voice concerns about Brexit effects

Britain's planned exit from the European Union is disturbing car company bosses, including the heads of Nissan and Jaguar Land Rover.

Britain's planned exit from the European Union is disturbing car company bosses, including the heads of Nissan and Jaguar Land Rover.

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Nigeria looks for millions of tax scofflaws to make up for slumping oil revenue

Nigeria says it has found 700,000 companies in the country that have never paid tax. It is tracking down non-payers to top up its treasury as oil industry revenue fall from low prices.

Nigeria says it has found 700,000 companies in the country that have never paid tax. It is tracking down non-payers to top up its treasury as oil industry revenue fall from low prices.

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Ryanair says Greece ignored attempts to negotiate reduced airport taxes

Budget airline Ryanair has accused the Greek government of ignoring its attempts to talk about reducing airport taxes in the low season in return for increased…

Budget airline Ryanair has accused the Greek government of ignoring its attempts to talk about reducing airport taxes in the low season in return for increased…

Europe

EU's Juncker takes swipe at Barroso over Goldman Sachs job

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker has slammed his predecessor’s appointment as an advisor to Goldman Sachs due to the bank’s role in the financial…

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker has slammed his predecessor’s appointment as an advisor to Goldman Sachs due to the bank’s role in the financial…

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France's ex-budget minister on trial for tax fraud

Jerome Cahuzac says his first secret account was used to fund the political movement of former French PM Michel Rocard.

Jerome Cahuzac says his first secret account was used to fund the political movement of former French PM Michel Rocard.

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EU vs Apple: A fair whack or a made up number?

The European Commission’s demand that Ireland collect €13 billion in back taxes from Ireland has polarised opinion.

The European Commission’s demand that Ireland collect €13 billion in back taxes from Ireland has polarised opinion.

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As oil prices slip, Qatar introduces airport tax

Following Dubai's example, Qatar's Hamad International Airport in Doha is charging departing and transit travellers to use the facility.

Following Dubai's example, Qatar's Hamad International Airport in Doha is charging departing and transit travellers to use the facility.