Category: Cadbury

Company which owns Queen’s jeweller Mappin & Webb ‘has paid no corporation tax for five years despite £66million profits’

The company that owns the Queen‘s jeweller Mappin & Webb has paid no corporation tax for five years – despite profits of £66million. The allegations made against Mappin & Webb owners Aurum Holdings came as the conduct of firms holding royal warrants was scrutinised amid revelations about their tax arrangements…. – Continue reading

EU adopts new transparency rules

The EU Council has adopted a new transparency directive aimed at preventing corporate tax avoidance The directive, which was proposed by the European Commission (EC), is aimed at improving transparency on tax rulings given by member states to companies about how their taxes are calculated. Under the new directive, member… – Continue reading

Cadbury owner paid no UK corporation tax last year

Mondelez was able to pay no UK corporation tax as a result of a Channel Islands-based bond, despite Cadbury making £96.5m profit in 2014 Mondelez, which owns Cadbury, is facing controversy over its tax arrangements after it was reported that it had not paid UK corporation tax last year. An… – Continue reading

Tax Horror Defying Modi Causes AIG to Shun Cover for India Deals

Prime Minister Narendra Modi needs to offer much more than just his best intentions to clean up India’s whimsical tax regime to help convince insurers. Companies from Allianz SE to American International Group Inc. are avoiding offering tax-liability coverage in India’s cross-border mergers and acquisitions market because of a relatively… – Continue reading

Cadbury gets a bitter bill

Mondelez India is accused of misusing a tax holiday scheme in the hill state of Himachal Pradesh Company, the local arm of Cadbury’s, claims that it is functioning since 2009. The issue is one of interpretation, and it will be inappropriate on our part to discuss the details externally at… – Continue reading

Nokia’s Largest Plant to Shut Down in India

BANGALORE, India — One of the world’s biggest cellular phone manufacturing plants, located in the southern India city of Chennai, will stop production of mobile phones and down shutters after Nov. 1. Microsoft, its lone customer, has terminated a subcontract agreement. “Microsoft has informed Nokia that it will be terminating… – Continue reading

It’s Very Difficult To See How George Osborne’s Google Tax Could Possibly Be Legal

George Osborne, the Chancellor of the Exchequer over here in the UK, has just announced at the Conservative party conference that he’ll be changing the tax laws to make sure that Google GOOGL +0.16% and other tech multinationals (Facebook, Microsoft MSFT -0.17%, possibly Apple AAPL +0.64%, among them) end up… – Continue reading