Researcher Martijn Nouwen: "Industry is creative, but finance ministers are often even more creative."

Researcher Martijn Nouwen: "Industry is creative, but finance ministers are often even more creative."

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European Tax Havens The EU’s Decades of Tax Trick Tolerance

Many EU member states use low tax rates to attract large corporations, depriving countries like Germany of billions in revenues. A trove of hundreds of classified documents now reveals for the first time how Europe is failing in the fight against harmful tax competition.
Participant Olaf Scholz at the G-20 summit in October in Rome

Participant Olaf Scholz at the G-20 summit in October in Rome

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Oliver Weiken / dpa

Classified documents from the Conduct Group in Brussels: Most EU finance ministers are enthusiastic about the body's work.

Classified documents from the Conduct Group in Brussels: Most EU finance ministers are enthusiastic about the body's work.