Banks profit from the European Central Bank´s interest-rate policy at the expense of taxpayers.
The ECB has taken upon itself to challenge the Spanish government over a temporary tax on the profits of commercial banks.
As of this January 1, the Netherlands holds the Presidency of the European Union. This is a good occasion to put the spotlight on a well-kept Dutch secret: The Netherlands is one of the largest tax havens in Europe, indeed the world. While minister of finance Jeroen Dijsselbloem – better known as head of the […]