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Elon Musk Realises $1bn, After Another Tesla Share Sale

Half way there. Elon Musk sells another tranche of Tesla shares worth $1.05 billion, as he continues to honour Twitter…

2 weeks ago

Samsung To Build $17bn Chip Factory In Texas, Amid Global Shortage

Samsung is to make its largest ever investment in the United States, in order to construct a brand new chip…

2 weeks ago

Elon Musk Sells $5bn Of Tesla Stock After Twitter Poll

One of the world's richest men, Elon Musk, has sold 3 percent of his stake in Tesla, just days after…

4 weeks ago

Twitter Backs Elon Musk Selling 10 Percent Of Tesla

What SEC scrutiny? Elon Musk asks Twitter users whether he should sell 10 percent of Tesla, and majority back share…

4 weeks ago

World Leaders Agree Corporation Tax Rate

Tax loophole finally closed? After years of talks, threats and tariffs, world leaders reach an historic agreement of 15 percent…

2 months ago

Boris Johnson Talks Tax With Amazon’s Jeff Bezos

Downing Street confirms British Prime Minister discussed the issue of taxation during meeting with Jeff Bezos in New York

3 months ago

Russia To Tax Foreign ‘Digital Services’

Plan published in Russia to impose taxes on foreign-owned digital services, as part of ongoing effort to bolster domestic tech…

3 months ago

Samsung Offered Large Tax Breaks To Build Chip Factory In Texas

City of Taylor in Texas offers Samsung huge tax breaks in order to convince it to build a $17 billion…

3 months ago

US Sets, Then Suspends, 25 Percent Digital Tax Tariff On Six Countries

America sets, then suspends, a 25 percent import tariff on goods from six countries that have implemented a digital tax…

6 months ago

Amazon Wins Tax Appeal Against European Commission

Europe tax setback? EU's General Court rules the European Commission failed to prove Amazon enjoyed an illegal tax advantage from…

7 months ago

Amazon Goes On Offensive Against Critics In Washington

Amazon takes offensive on social media against senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren as it faces battles over labour issues…

8 months ago

Huawei Helps Support 51,000 UK Jobs, Study Finds

Independent study from Oxford Economics reveals scale of Huawei's contribution to UK plc, including payment of £1.1 billion in tax…

1 year ago

France Urges EU Digital Tax Rollout

French finance minister says the European Union should ready its own digital tax plans in case OECD negotiations about global…

1 year ago

EC Challenges Court’s Quashing Of Apple £12bn Tax Bill

European regulator appeals court ruling, which rejected EU order for Apple to pay 13 billion euros ($11.8bn) in Irish back…

1 year ago

Facebook To Pay France £96 Million In Back Taxes

France continues pursuit of back taxes from big name tech firms, after Facebook agrees to hand over £96 million to…

1 year ago

Apple’s £11.8 Billion Irish Tax Bill Overturned

Big relief for Tim Cook. EU court overturns Apple's need to pay 13 billion euros in back tax payments to…

1 year ago

Spanish Lawmakers To Draft 3 Percent Digital Tax

More bad news for US-based tech businesses as Spanish lawmakers ready a draft law calling for a 3 percent tax…

2 years ago

OECD Confirms Rewrite Of Global Tax Laws

Digital tax. 140 governments agree to rewrite cross border tax laws that will increase the tax paid by tech giants…

2 years ago

Digital Tax Payback As US Vows Tax On Champagne, Cheese

Cheese, champagne, and handbags may be hit with punitive duties of up to 100% by the United States in response…

2 years ago

US Readies Response To French Tech Tax

US trade officials will on Monday reveal their proposed response to France's imposing a tax on mostly US tech firms…

2 years ago

Tech Giants To Pay More Taxes Under OECD Proposals

Revolution in corporate taxation under draft proposals from OECD will see US tech giants pay more tax

2 years ago

European $14 Billion Tax Demand On Apple ‘Defies Common Sense’

Order for $14 billion in back taxes from Apple “defies reality and common sense”, iPad maker argues

2 years ago

Apple Heads To Court Over £11bn Bill For Back Taxes

EU's General Court to hear appeal against European Commission's record 2016 fine, itself part of a broader crackdown on low…

2 years ago

Google To Pay France $1 Billion To Settle Tax Dispute

Alleged fiscal fraud settlement sees Google pay France 500m euro penalty and 465m euro in tax

2 years ago

US Tech Giants Testify Against French Digital Tax

Tax approved in July would disproportionately target US tech firms and would create a burden for consumers and enterprises, opponents…

2 years ago

Arrest After Bulgaria Suffers Damaging Cyber Attack

Nearly all seven million Bulgarian adults have reportedly had their personal data compromised

2 years ago

Boris Johnson Calls For Digital Tax On Tech Giants

Candidate to be prime minister says current tax arrangements for tech giants is 'deeply unfair' to the high street

2 years ago

Vestager Calls For Europe To ‘Take The Lead’ On Digital Tax

European countries should push ahead with taxes aimed at fairer digital taxation and allow the rest of the world to…

3 years ago

US Labels Digital Tax On Tech Firms As ‘Highly Discriminatory’

Senior US Treasury officials labels the French digital tax as 'discriminatory' and 'ill conceived'

3 years ago

French Digital Tax To Swell Government Coffers

Nice little earner. French finance minister predicts its digital tax could bring in half a billion pounds a year

3 years ago