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Stories that are tagged 'European Commission'




EU Asks France To Amend WHT Regime

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-news.com, London

Thursday, May 18, 2017

The European Commission has asked France to abolish a withholding tax that applies to dividends received by non-resident companies. Read Full Story

 

IMF Calls On Ireland To Expand Tax Base

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-news.com, London

Monday, May 15, 2017

The IMF has urged Ireland to ensure that it has a broad tax base, particularly in the context of international tax reform and domestic pressures to reform the Universal Social Charge. Read Full Story

 

EU Committee Approves Lower EU VAT On E-Books

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-news.com, Brussels

Thursday, May 4, 2017

The European Parliament's Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee has backed proposals to allow EU member states to charge a reduced rate of value-added tax on e-books, to bring their treatment into line with that of printed matter. Read Full Story

 

Countries Looking To Tax Incentives To Stay Competitive: Survey

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Governments are expanding their use of tax incentives to maintain their country's international appeal to businesses, alongside the adoption of anti-base erosion and profit shifting measures, according to a survey from EY. Read Full Story

 

US Commerce Secretary Bemoans Restrictive WTO Rules

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

The United States Secretary of Commerce has spoken out against the World Trade Organization's most favored nation clause, which prevents the US from matching its tariffs with those imposed by its trading partners. Read Full Story

 

EU Reports On Latest Round Of Japan FTA Talks

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-news.com, Brussels

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

As part of its commitment to a more transparent trade policy, the European Commission has published a report summarizing the progress made during the latest round of trade talks with Japan. Read Full Story

 

Italy Referred To ECJ Over Fuel Duties

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-news.com, Brussels

Friday, April 28, 2017

The European Commission has referred Italy to the Court of Justice for what it said was a failure to apply the national excise duty rate on petrol and diesel purchased by motorists resident in the Friuli Venezia Giulia region. Read Full Story

 

EU Closes Greek, Slovak Car Registration Tax Cases

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-news.com, Brussels

Friday, April 28, 2017

The European Commission said it has successfully resolved cases against Greece and Slovakia involving discriminatory vehicle registration taxes. Read Full Story

 

EU Consults On Changes To Energy Taxation

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The European Commission is seeking private sector input on changes to energy taxation in the European Union. Read Full Story

 

EU Approves UK Levy On Horseracing Bets

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-news.com, Brussels

Monday, April 24, 2017

The European Commission has endorsed the UK Government's introduction of a 10 percent levy on bookmakers' profits from UK wagers on horseraces taking place in the UK. Read Full Story

 

 

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