Yahoo, Dell, and Google are among companies that have been taking advantage of the Netherlands’ lenient policies and extensive network of tax treaties to funnel profits through the country. Today, the Dutch Parliament will debate the issue of corporate tax avoidance, with some politicians hoping to shut down the corporate loopholes. Crisis-stricken Europe is in the process of raising retirement ages and taxes on the working class, and the European Commission has declared war on tax avoidance and evasion. [Source: Bloomberg]