NGO slams "hypocritical" Coloplast for keeping Costa Rica accounts secret

The Policy Director at Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke criticizes Coloplast for claiming increased tax transparency while refusing to commit to more than the minimum requirements in new EU legislation. The company has refused to publish tax reports on its operations in Costa Rica, which is on the EU's tax haven watch list.
Coloplast does not wish to comment on the criticism of its limited transparency of its taxation outside of the EU. | Photo: Coloplast / PR
Coloplast does not wish to comment on the criticism of its limited transparency of its taxation outside of the EU. | Photo: Coloplast / PR
by ulrich quistgaard, translated by catherine brett and daniel pedersen

Policy Director at Danish NGO Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke Lars Koch thinks that Coloplast is playing to the gallery by claiming it wants to increase the transparency of its taxation outside of Denmark, but at the same time, refusing to publish more information than the minimum requirements of an upcoming EU directive.

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