Google's Paris offices raided in probe over Irish tax arrangements

French authorities have been conducting investigation since June 2015

24th May, 2016
Alphabet Inc is an American multinational conglomerate created in 2015 as the parent company of Google

Google’s Paris offices were raided by French prosecutors and police amid a probe into alleged tax fraud related to Google's Irish unit.

The raids are part of preliminary probe opened in June 2015 to investigate suspected “aggravated fiscal fraud” after French tax authorities lodged a complaint, according to a statement from France’s financial prosecutor today.

The investigation will aim to verify whether Google’s Irish unit has permanent establishment in France...

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