Ericsson AB, the world's biggest maker of wireless networks, said it may set up a global support center in Romania to take advantage of lower taxes.
Low tax rates on corporate and individual income are shifting companies to move their operations to Romania which set one of the lowest flat tax rates in Europe (16 percent). Tax-friendly business environment in Romania attracted Microsoft Corp. Bill Gates opened a $16 million center to offer technical support to customers throughout Europe. Oracle, the world third-largest software maker, offered a similar support to their clients by opening a client support center in Romania.
Source: Budapest Business Journal