EC launches worldwide probe into 'enablers' of aggressive tax planning  

Mark Battersby
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The European Commission (EC) has initiated a public consultation on a new draft directive against 'enablers' who facilitate tax evasion and ‘aggressive tax planning'. The EC says some enablers ‘design, market and help set up structures in non-EU countries which may use entities without minimal substance in order to take advantage of differences between national tax systems or tax treaties.  The proposed new directive will aim to step up the fight against tax evasion and aggressive tax planning by addressing the role of enablers who create these complex and non-transparent structures. ...

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