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Europe plans new directive on corporate tax

The European Commission plans to propose a new directive to ensure “uniform implementation across all European Union member states” of any deal on international rules for corporate taxation. The ... Read More

Europe bets on bug bounties in fraud fight

The European Commission (EC) is beginning the new year with a major commitment to fight fraud – and is turning to the world of white hat hackers to help ... Read More

European Commission released VAT Gap Frequently asked questions

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 ... Read More

17 EU countries warned for failing to implement cybersecurity law

The European Commission has sent warnings to 17 EU countries for failing to implement cybersecurity law, after missing a May 9 deadline. The European Commission has issued warnings to ... Read More
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European Commission finds Luxembourg gave illegal tax benefits

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 ... Read More

EU VAT Gap Release Falls Ahead Of New Anti-Fraud Action

The European Union value-added tax gap – the overall difference between expected VAT revenue and actual EU member state collections – was EUR152bn in 2015, says the European Commission, ... Read More
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European Commission welcome digital taxation proposal

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 ... Read More

EU starts in-depth probe of Bayer, Monsanto deal

The European Commission has started an in-depth investigation of Bayer’s planned $66 billion takeover of U.S. seeds group Monsanto, saying it was worried about competition in various pesticide and ... Read More

EU Requires Belgium, France To End Port Tax Breaks

Belgium and France must abolish corporate tax exemptions granted to their ports so as to align their tax regimes with European Union state aid rules, the European Commission has ... Read More
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EU launches infringement procedures against three countries for refusing to take refugees

The European Commission has today launched infringement procedures against the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland for non-compliance with their obligations under the 2015 Council Decisions on relocation. Despite the ... Read More
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