France joins call for fresh assault on tax havens


Paris, Berlin and Rome want new EU law to ban 'aggressive tax planning' in move seen as an attack on current practices in Luxembourg.

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Germany, France and Italy have launched a campaign to tighten EU tax rules that appears aimed at practices in Luxembourg and will add political pressure on the new European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker, the Grand Duchy’s former premier, reports The Financial Times.