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Indonesia, South Africa, Mexico back G7 global tax reform proposal

The Indonesian, South African and Mexican finance ministers expressed support on Thursday for an overhaul of international tax rules to make companies pay their fair share in a more globalised

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Microsoft plans to tap smart TVs, streaming devices for Xbox games

Microsoft said on Thursday it was working with global TV manufacturers so that gamers can play Xbox games through internet-connected televisions without any extra hardware other than a controller. Xbox

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Payments firm Klarna’s valuation rises to $46 billion after fundraising

Swedish payments firm Klarna has raised $639 million from a group of investors led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund II, lifting its valuation to about $46 billion – higher than several

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Time for Norway to tax luxury electric cars, IMF economists say

Norway should begin taxing high-end battery-powered cars to lower the overall cost of its generous electric vehicle incentives, economists at the International Monetary Fund said in a working paper on

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Ex-BA boss Walsh pours cold water on United Airlines supersonic jet plan

Supersonic jets do not have a place in the future, Willie Walsh, the former boss of British Airways, said, adding that he would not buy them if he still ran

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G7 global tax plan may hit corporate titans unevenly

An agreement by wealthy nations aimed at squeezing more tax out of large multinational companies could hit some firms hard while leaving others – including some of the most frequent

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Ireland Inc bets big multinational footprint can see off tax overhaul

The parts of Ireland’s economy that rely on the continued success of its multinational jobs machine are betting the deep roots some of the world’s biggest companies have laid down

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