European commissioner for competition Margrethe Vestager holds a press conference on the EU decision to set out a template for recovering unpaid taxes and preventing tax avoidance by multinationals at the European Commission in Brussels last month. The European Union ordered Starbucks and Fiat to each repay up to 30 million euros in back taxes in the wake of the LuxLeaks scandal. Photo: AFP European commissioner for competition Margrethe Vestager holds a press conference on the EU decision to set out a template for recovering unpaid taxes and preventing tax avoidance by multinationals at the European Commission in Brussels last month. The European Union ordered Starbucks and Fiat to each repay up to 30 million euros in back taxes in the wake of the LuxLeaks scandal. Photo: AFP
European commissioner for competition Margrethe Vestager holds a press conference on the EU decision to set out a template for recovering unpaid taxes and preventing tax avoidance by multinationals at the European Commission in Brussels last month. The European Union ordered Starbucks and Fiat to each repay up to 30 million euros in back taxes in the wake of the LuxLeaks scandal. Photo: AFP

EU failing to tackle tax dodging one year after ‘LuxLeaks’: campaigners

European commissioner for competition Margrethe Vestager holds a press conference on the EU decision to set out a template for recovering unpaid taxes and preventing tax avoidance by multinationals at the European Commission in Brussels last month. The European Union ordered Starbucks and Fiat to each repay up to 30 million euros in back taxes in the wake of the LuxLeaks scandal. Photo: AFP European commissioner for competition Margrethe Vestager holds a press conference on the EU decision to set out a template for recovering unpaid taxes and preventing tax avoidance by multinationals at the European Commission in Brussels last month. The European Union ordered Starbucks and Fiat to each repay up to 30 million euros in back taxes in the wake of the LuxLeaks scandal. Photo: AFP
European commissioner for competition Margrethe Vestager holds a press conference on the EU decision to set out a template for recovering unpaid taxes and preventing tax avoidance by multinationals at the European Commission in Brussels last month. The European Union ordered Starbucks and Fiat to each repay up to 30 million euros in back taxes in the wake of the LuxLeaks scandal. Photo: AFP
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