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The application of VAT is decided by national tax authorities but there are some standard EU rules, which are explained on this European Commission website. ... last modified 01 December 2016, 17:35 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
EU - Liechtenstein deal on automatic exchange of tax data
The European Union and Liechtenstein signed on 28 October an agreement on the automatic exchange of financial account information aimed at improving ... last modified 29 October 2015, 13:24 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
MEPs back new tax disclosure rules for multinationals
Members of the European Parliament gave their backing Wednesday to new rules to force large firms to make information about the tax bills they pay on a ... last modified 05 July 2017, 20:56 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Tax Transparency Package
The European Commission presented on 18 March a package of tax transparency measures as part of an ambitious agenda to tackle corporate tax avoidance and ... last modified 18 March 2015, 13:05 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
VAT proposal for administrative cooperation
The European Commission unveiled new tools on 30 November 2017 to make the EU's Value Added Tax (VAT) system more fraud-proof and close loopholes which can ... last modified 30 November 2017, 23:47 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
Tax dodgers under fire
Luxleaks, the Panama Papers, and now the Paradise Papers. Enough tax dodging to build quite a few hospitals, schools and other infrastructure. Yet the speed ... last modified 17 November 2017, 00:16 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
EU Member States and their citizens want to ensure that the financial sector makes a fair and substantial contribution to public finances. Moreover, the ... last modified 30 April 2014, 11:40 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
The "Taxes in Europe" database (TEDB) is the European Union's online information tool covering the main taxes in force in the EU Member States. The system ... last modified 30 April 2014, 12:01 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
EUR 160 billion VAT gap "unacceptable", says EU
EU Member States lost a staggering EUR 159.5 billion in uncollected VAT revenue in 2014, according to figures released by the European Commission on Tuesday in ... last modified 07 September 2016, 22:45 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU proposes tax transparency for multinationals
Multi-national companies operating in Europe will be required to publish country-by-country information on the tax they pay, according to new proposals ... last modified 13 April 2016, 18:21 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
EU outlines next steps in fight against tax avoidance
In the light of the recent Panama Papers media leaks, the EU Commission outlined Tuesday its next steps in efforts boost tax transparency in order to fight tax ... last modified 07 July 2016, 00:17 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Expert comment on Amazon being ordered to pay back taxes by the EU
Expert comment on Amazon being ordered to pay back taxes by the EU from Louise Gracia, of Warwick Business School, who researches tax regulation. last modified 05 October 2017, 14:14 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Amazon has to repay EUR 250m in tax benefits, says EU
Luxembourg has to recover some EUR 250m of tax benefits granted to Amazon, the EU ruled Wednesday, deemed illegal under EU rules, which allowed the firm to pay ... last modified 04 October 2017, 22:58 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Brussels to probe UK tax scheme for multinationals
The EU Commission opened an in-depth probe Thursday into a UK scheme that exempts certain transactions by multinational groups from the application of UK rules ... last modified 29 October 2017, 23:52 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Retailers and wholesalers welcome easier cross-border VAT filing, abolition of VAT-free parcels, but deplores late implementation
EuroCommerce welcomed the adoption today of the VAT proposals related to electronic commerce. last modified 05 December 2017, 17:44 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU publishes blacklist of 17 tax havens
European finance ministers published Tuesday the EU's first-ever list of tax havens, or non-cooperative tax jurisdictions, with 17 countries having failed to ... last modified 05 December 2017, 18:19 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions
The first ever EU list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions has been agreed today by the Finance Ministers of EU Member States during their meeting in Brussels. last modified 05 December 2017, 18:19 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
Brussels consults on tax haven blacklist
The EU Commission has released a first list of countries suspected of facilitating tax avoidance, leaving EU Member States to choose which countries deserve ... last modified 15 September 2016, 22:43 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Member States in the European Union are losing billions of euros in value-added tax (VAT) revenues because of tax fraud and inadequate tax collection systems. ... last modified 06 September 2016, 19:01 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Amazon's tax structure in Europe
The European Commission concluded on 4 October 2017 that Luxembourg granted undue tax benefits to Amazon of around €250 million. This is illegal under EU State ... last modified 04 October 2017, 22:45 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Brussels takes legal action against Ireland over Apple taxes
The EU Commission has decided to refer Ireland to the European Court of Justice for failing to recover from Apple illegal State aid worth up to EUR 13 billion, ... last modified 04 October 2017, 23:34 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
In October 2016, the Commission proposed to re-launch the Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base. The Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base (CCCTB) is a ... last modified 25 October 2016, 19:12 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
Tax grilling for multinationals
The issue of tax avoidance and tax havens has caused much public concern for a while now, but actually dealing with it is taking some time. There was some ... last modified 17 March 2016, 22:34 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
The country-specific documents on this page contain basic information on the application of VAT in the EU Member States for the use by administrations, ... last modified 18 October 2013, 16:45 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
EU VAT revamp to make system 'fit for digital economy'
EU finance ministers adopted new rules Tuesday to facilitate the collection of VAT when consumers buy goods and services online, and making it easier for ... last modified 07 December 2017, 23:48 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
The VAT gap - EUR 177 bn VAT revenues lost in 2012
An estimated EUR 177 billion in VAT revenues was lost due to non-compliance or non-collection in 2012, according to the latest VAT Gap study published by the ... last modified 23 October 2014, 17:07 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
Simpler VAT rules to boost European e-commerce
New rules covering the VAT environment for e-commerce businesses in the EU, unveiled Thursday by the European Commission, aim to help businesses buy and sell ... last modified 01 December 2016, 17:42 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
EU corporate tax reform targets multinationals
The EU Commission announced plans Tuesday for major reform of corporate tax in the EU, clamping down on tax avoidance by multinationals, who would have to be ... last modified 26 October 2016, 23:20 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Reform of the VAT system
Ideas on how to ensure a simpler, more effective and more fraud-proof VAT system tailored to the Single Market in the EU have been outlined in a paper ... last modified 30 October 2014, 13:37 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
New transparency rules for tax rulings into force
New rules which ensure EU Member States share information on national tax rulings handed out to multinational companies in other EU countries came into force 1 ... last modified 04 January 2017, 23:56 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
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