Apple, Google, McDonald's and IKEA to answer hot EU tax questionsStaff writer ▼ | March 15, 2016
Apple, Google, McDonald's and IKEA will be asked about their European tax deals on Wednesday during a hearing organized by the European Parliament's tax committee.
Business abroad The European Parliament organized a hearing
Starbucks declined to take part because it has challenged a European Commission order to the Dutch authorities to recover up to 30 million euros in back taxes, the European Parliament said in a statement.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, which is also appealing against an EU finding against its tax deal with Luxembourg, also turned down the invitation.
The head of Inter IKEA Group, Soren Hansen, will argue the Swedish furniture retailer's case. Inter IKEA Group owns the intellectual property rights under which its retailers operate. ■