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Why has the European Commission not investigated Lux Leaks tax deals?

February 18th, 2019 (0)
Almost five years ago, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists published its Lux Leaks investigation, exposing how some of the world’s largest corporations cycled billions of dollars through Luxembourg so as to avoid paying huge amounts of tax — ...

European Commission released VAT Gap Frequently asked questions

September 27th, 2018 (0)
The European Commission has published a Fact Sheet with Frequently asked questions about the VAT Gap, that refers to the overall difference between the expected VAT revenue and the amount actually collected. VAT Gap: Frequently asked questions What is VAT? ...

European Commission finds Luxembourg gave illegal tax benefits

June 28th, 2018 (0)
The European Commission has found that Luxembourg allowed two Engie group companies to avoid paying taxes on almost all their profits for about a decade. This is illegal under EU State aid rules because it gives Engie an undue ...

European Commission proposed new rules for more flexibility on VAT rates

January 24th, 2018 (0)
The European Commission proposed new rules to give Member States more flexibility to set Value Added Tax (VAT) rates and to create a better tax environment to help SMEs flourish. Proposals are the final steps of the Commission’s overhaul ...

European Commission welcome digital taxation proposal

September 12th, 2017 (0)
The European Commission has today welcomed a joint proposal from the so-called Big Four member states – France, Germany, Italy and Spain – on the taxation of large digital companies. The Irish Government is, however, expected to express caution ...

The European Commission proposes simpler and more efficient derivatives rules

May 7th, 2017 (0)
The European Commission is today proposing some targeted reforms to improve the functioning of the derivatives market in the EU. The reforms provide simpler and more proportionate rules for over-the-counter derivatives to reduce costs and regulatory burdens for market ...

European Commission to set paternity leave rules

April 27th, 2017 (0)
Commission readies new parental leave rules to replace axed maternity bill Two years after the European Commission scrapped its own proposal for new EU maternity leave rules, the EU executive is getting ready to replace it with new measures, ...

European Commission published consultation on FinTech

March 24th, 2017 (0)
Consumer Financial Services Action Plan: Better products and more choice for European consumers The European Commission is today presenting an Action Plan that sets out ways to provide European consumers with greater choice and better access to financial services ...

European Commission introduces new anonymous whistleblower tool

March 18th, 2017 (0)
A new tool to make it easier for individuals to alert the Commission about secret cartels and other antitrust violations while maintaining their anonymity has been launched by the European Commission today. Individuals can now help anonymously in the ...

European Commission Considering Limits on Virtual Currency Transactions

February 1st, 2017 (0)
The European Commission has released an Inception Impact Assessment  considering transaction limits on virtual currency transactions as it steps up efforts in its fight against the financing of terrorism. On 2 February, 2016, the Commission published a Communication to ...
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