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Britain takes on US firms, citing ‘tax avoidance’

PARIS — The British government announced plans Monday to crack down on tax dodgers as a parliamentary report criticized US companies for what it described as tax avoidance.

George Osborne, the chancellor of the Exchequer, said he had earmarked an additional $123 million for a campaign against ‘‘offshore evasion and avoidance by wealthy individuals and multinationals.’’

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