OMBUDSMAN REPORT

Keith Nuthall
THE EUROPEAN Union Council of Ministers has been censured by the European Ombudsman, Jacob Söderman, who has called on EU Member States to reconsider their refusal to release a report on business taxation to a firm of consultants, (which has chosen to remain anonymous). It wanted to read the second annual report of the EU's Code of Conduct Group on business taxation. The first was published by the council, but the second was kept under wraps, for reasons that the Council has not explained. The intial report contained much information about ...


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