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Golden Dodges: How McDonald’s Avoids Paying its Fair Share of Tax

19 May, 2015
This new report, released on 19 May, reveals that McDonald’s is using aggressive strategies to avoid paying tax in some of its largest markets.

The report Goldenwas authored by Public Services International (PSI), the International Union of Foodworkers and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and follows the recent European report that outlines McDonald’s tax avoidance strategies in Europe.

Interest in the extensive tax avoidance practices of multinational companies is growing as corporate tax scandals unfold. The report shows that across the world, McDonald’s is attracting the attention of tax authorities with investigations in at least six countries since 2005 and with the European Union only this year reportedly investigating tax arrangements in Luxembourg.

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