Richard Cornelisse

The IRS says Coke owes $3.3 billion

In Audit Defense, Belastingontduiking, BEPS, CCCTB, Indirect Tax Strategic Plan, Processes and Controls, SAFT, State Aid, tax avoidance, tax rulings, tax transparency on 19/09/2015 at 7:07 am

Flag_of_the_United_States.svgThe Internal Revenue Service said on Friday that Coca-Cola owes them $3.3 billion.

Coke disclosed that on Thursday it had received a notice from the IRS seeking $3.3 billion, plus interest, after the service completed a five-year audit of its tax years running from 2007 to 2009.

Basically, the IRS is asserting that Coke should recognize some of this income in the US, rather than overseas, and now wants Coke to pay up. The IRS says Coke owes $3.3 billion

Relevant chapters

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  3. UK – public consultation on tax transparency
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  5. EU – public consultation on further corporate social responsibility in tax matters


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