a new set of leaks by the International Consortium of Investigative
Journalists (ICIJ), the German radio group NDR and the London Guardian
newspaper, allege that Juncker took a close interest in tax affairs and
that -- under his leadership -- Luxembourg managed to block a tax 'peer
review' process between member states and an investigation
into cross-border tax avoidance strategies.
lose hundreds of billions each year in their budgets due to these tax
deals. This money is needed for massive public investments."
is part of the problem and not the solution. It's absurd that millions
of Europeans who have suffered from austerity policies that created
social division now have the godfather of tax dumping presiding over the
EU commission," the German MEP said.