News tagged with economic crisis

Italian probe alleges Google underpaid tax

A probe by Italian tax authorities into US Internet giant Google's Italian arm has found it failed to declare income of 240 million euros ($310 million) and pay value added tax of 96 million euros.

dateNov 28, 2012 in Business
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New global CO2 emissions record in 2011

Global carbon dioxide missions hit a new record last year at 34 billion tonnes, with China still topping the list of greenhouse gas producers, a German-based private institute said Tuesday.

dateNov 13, 2012 in Environment
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Germany, UK propose e-commerce tax effort

Germany and the United Kingdom on Monday urged the world's biggest economies to form a common front against tax evasion related to internet commerce and other revenue-shifting schemes, and said they received strong support ...

dateNov 05, 2012 in Business
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French online classifieds exceed print: study

French online classified advertisements exceeded ads in print publications for the first in 2011, the Xerfi-Percepta market research firm said on Tuesday, but warned of a slowdown of spectacular growth.

dateOct 09, 2012 in Business
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Bioenergy—The broken promise

Biofuels are going to save us from climate threats and the oil crisis, while at the same time providing an opportunity to the smallholder farmers of the world. Hopes are high, but completely unrealistic. It is like trying ...

dateOct 09, 2012 in Other
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