The Mediterranean republic of Malta operates a tax system where companies pay the lowest tax onprofits in the EU. This damages the budgets of other EU countries, and reveals a weakness in the union, which allows member states sovereign rights over their taxation. The research was undertaken by the EiC, which has brought together 12 media and over 40 journalists in 16 countries.

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Reporting

Alain Jennotte, Alain Lallemand, Joël Matriche (Le Soir); Jürgen Dahlkamp, Christoph Henrichs, Gunther Latsch, Christoph Pauly, Jörg Schmitt (Der Spiegel); Yann Philippin (Mediapart); Michael Bird, Zeynep Sentek, Craig Shaw, Vlad Odobescu, Catalin Prisacariu, Stefan Candea (RCIJ/TBS); Milorad Ivanovic, Blaž Zgaga (Nacional); Hanneke Chin, Merijn Rengers, Esther Rosenberg (NRC); Paula Guisado, Hugo Garrido, José F. Leal (El Mundo); Kristoffer Orstadius (Dagens Nyheter); Micael Pereira, Miguel Prado (Expresso); Vittorio Malagutti, Gloria Riva, Giovanni Tizian, Stefano Vergine (L’Espresso); Matthew Vella (MaltaToday); Ruben Berta, Anna Carolina Cardoso, Andrew Fishman, Ana Freitas (The Intercept); Lúcio de Castro, Raquel Cordeiro (The Intercept/Agência Sportlight)