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Stories that are tagged 'European Commission'

EU Announces New Transparency Rules For Tax Advisors

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Last updated 36 hours ago | Thursday, June 22, 2017

The European Commission has proposed new transparency rules for intermediaries who design and promote tax planning schemes for their clients. Read Full Story


MEPs Call For Tougher Anti-Dumping Rules

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

MEPs have backed the European Commission's proposal to introduce tougher anti-dumping rules, but have suggested a number of amendments to the new rules for calculating import duties. Read Full Story


Irish MEP: EU Unable To Estimate CCCTB Impact

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Irish MEP Brian Hayes has said that the European Commission has been unable to provide a full country-by-country impact assessment of its common consolidated corporate tax base proposal. Read Full Story


EU Closes Investigation Into Finnish Car Tax

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Monday, June 19, 2017

The European Commission said it has closed an infringement case against Finland's car tax legislation for rental and leasing vehicles. Read Full Story


MEPs Seek Stronger Tax Rules For Sharing Economy

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Friday, June 16, 2017

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have called for greater parity in the tax obligations imposed by the EU upon businesses operating in the traditional and sharing economies. Read Full Story


EU Imposes Anti-Dumping Duties On Chinese Steel

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Monday, June 12, 2017

The European Commission has said that it will impose definitive anti-subsidy measures on imports from China of certain hot-rolled flat steel products. Read Full Story


Ibec: EU CCCTB Would Hit Ireland Hard

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Friday, June 9, 2017

Business group Ibec has warned that the introduction of an EU-wide common consolidated corporate tax base would cost Ireland over EUR4bn (USD4.5bn) a year in tax revenues. Read Full Story


New EU Agency To Pursue VAT Fraudsters

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Friday, June 9, 2017

Twenty EU member states have reached a deal on the establishment of a new European Public Prosecutor's Office that will have the power to investigate and prosecute criminal cases affecting the EU budget. Read Full Story


EU, Norway Initial VAT Cooperation Agreement

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Thursday, June 1, 2017

The European Commission has announced the initialling of an agreement with Norway on value-added tax, covering administrative cooperation, recovery assistance, and anti-fraud activity. Read Full Story


EU Council Adopts Directive On Hybrid Mismatches

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

On May 29, 2017, the European Council formally adopted a new anti-avoidance directive, which aims at closing down hybrid mismatches between EU tax systems and those of non-EU countries. Read Full Story




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