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Decision making on EU Tax Policy

16/01/2019(0)
How is EU law on taxation adopted? The European Commission proposes new EU law or amendments to existing EU tax law. Currently, EU tax law is adopted through a ... Read More
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EU VAT changes on vouchers became effective

07/01/2019(0)
Significant changes to the way that businesses should account for value-added tax on vouchers became effective on January 1, 2019. The overhaul to the rules is intended to simplify ... Read More
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EU issues Regulations on 2021 VAT rule changes for e-Commerce

20/12/2018(0)
The European Commission has published proposed implementing regulations for reforms to VAT rules for e-commerce that will be effective from January 2021. These implementing regulations are intended to ensure ... Read More
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Tax revenues in advanced economies have continued to increase; OECD research

11/12/2018(0)
Tax revenues in advanced economies have continued to increase, with taxes on companies and personal consumption representing an increasing share of total tax revenues, according to new OECD research. ... Read More
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The Netherlands to tighten tax rules for foreign firms

28/11/2018(0)
The Netherlands said it will tighten rules on tax breaks for foreign firms after facing criticism from the EU for offering complicated schemes for multinationals. Dutch authorities said they ... Read More
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ACCA Research: 48% of public believe auditors ‘could prevent company failures’

23/11/2018(0)
A survey of 1,000 members of the general public by ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) reveals auditors are expected to play a crucial role in company safeguarding. ... Read More
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Switzerland gearing up for corporate tax changes

22/11/2018(0)
The Swiss Government has announced that, in preparation for a major overhaul of the tax system, existing practices on the taxation of principal companies and finance branches will not ... Read More
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Nowhere is safe: France will hunt for tax cheating on social media

12/11/2018(0)
France’s tax inspectors will begin searching through social media accounts in 2019 in order to fight against tax evasion, Budget Minister Gerald Darmanin said in an interview. “(The fiscal ... Read More
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EU tax haven blacklist shrinks to five

07/11/2018(0)
European Union finance ministers on Tuesday removed Namibia from the bloc’s blacklist of tax havens, an EU statement said. The list is now down to five non-cooperative jurisdictions: American ... Read More
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Denmark pushes to widen probe into multi-billion-euro tax fraud

06/11/2018(0)
Denmark is widening its investigation of a massive stock trading scam, as the state attempts to recover $2 billion of tax reclaims it was tricked into paying. The country’s ... Read More
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