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BAT channelled millions of euros to the Netherlands, now Brazil wants its share of the pie

The Brazilian government is demanding 350 million euros from tobacco giant British American Tobacco for tax avoidance, research by The Investigative Desk shows. This money was channelled through the Netherlands, which Brazil considers as having a “preferential tax regime”. By Sergio Nieto Solis and Stefan Vermeulen The full article was published in the NRC (in …

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Tobacco giants channel billions of euros through the Netherlands

Four tobacco companies channel about 40 per cent of their annual profits through the Netherlands to avoid taxes. Despite international measures, this has not yet decreased. The Investigative Desk Read the full article (in Dutch) here. Listen to the NRC podcast with Stefan Vermeulen (in Dutch) here. Each year, the world’s largest tobacco companies channel …

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Dutch tax authorities: Tobacco giant BAT channelled billions through the Netherlands

According to the Dutch tax authorities (Belastingdienst), British American Tobacco channelled 4 billion euros in worldwide profits through the Netherlands without paying any tax on them. The Investigative Desk British American Tobacco (BAT), the largest tobacco manufacturer in the world in terms of turnover, used the Netherlands as a hub for tax avoidance for many …

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