Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz appears on the Fox Business Network's Opening Bell with Maria Bartiromo television program in New York City, November 6, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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European Union regulators Friday publicly accused the Netherlands of awarding coffee-shop giant Starbucks unfair tax breaks, laying out their case at a time when such practices have fueled an uproar.The EU's allegation that a sweetheart tax arrangement with Starbucks amounts to an illegal subsidy by the Netherlands joins similar arguments against Ireland with Apple and Luxembourg with Amazon and Fiat.Juncker has vowed to fight tax evasion as head of the EU's executive and promised to stay out of the handling of the probes against Amazon and Fiat, leaving all responsibility to Margrethe Vestager, the EU's competition chief.The Dutch mission to the EU predicted that the commission will ultimately conclude The Hague granted no state aid to Starbucks.
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