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Get #Multinationals to disclose where they pay #Taxes, MEPs tell member states

Get #Multinationals to disclose where they pay #Taxes, MEPs tell member states

| October 24, 2019

MEPs today (24 October) adopted a resolution urging member states to work on long-overdue rules obliging multinationals to disclose what taxes they pay in each country. The resolution, adopted by 572 votes in favour, 42 against and 21 abstentions, urges member states to agree a position on the legislative proposal requiring public country-by-country reporting of […]

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Green light for a #PermanentTaxCommittee

Green light for a #PermanentTaxCommittee

| September 18, 2019

Co-ordinators in the Economic and Monetary Affairs committee of the European Parliament have agreed to create a permanent sub-committee on tax and financial crime. The Conference of Presidents of the Parliament will now need to approve the sub-committee and the precise mandate has yet to be agreed. The sub-committee follows on from three special committees […]

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EU tax transparency tools prove effective in the fight against #TaxEvasion and #TaxAvoidance

EU tax transparency tools prove effective in the fight against #TaxEvasion and #TaxAvoidance

| September 17, 2019

EU tax transparency rules on the automatic exchange of information between member states are delivering addedvalue when it comes to countries’ ability to crack down on tax avoidance, according to an evaluation published by the Commission. The report provides a first snapshot of the commonly agreed legislation underpinning the obligatory automatic exchange of tax information […]

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#TaxCrimes – MEPs want EU financial police force and financial intelligence unit

#TaxCrimes – MEPs want EU financial police force and financial intelligence unit

| March 27, 2019

The European Parliament on Tuesday (26 March) adopted a detailed road map towards fairer and more effective taxation, and tackling financial crimes. The recommendations, adopted by 505 votes in favour, 63 against and 87 abstentions, were prepared over a year by Parliament’s Special Committee on Financial Crimes, Tax Evasion and Tax Avoidance (TAX3). They range from […]

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#FairTaxation – EU updates list of non-co-operative tax jurisdictions

#FairTaxation – EU updates list of non-co-operative tax jurisdictions

| March 14, 2019

EU finance ministers have updated the EU list of non-co-operative tax jurisdictions, based on an intense process of analysis and dialogue steered by the Commission. The list has proven a true success with many countries having changed their laws and tax systems to comply with international standards. Over the course of last year, the Commission […]

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#TaxCrimes – Special committee calls for European financial police force

#TaxCrimes – Special committee calls for European financial police force

| February 28, 2019

European Parliament’s special committee on tax crimes wants a global tax body to be established within the UN ©AP Images/European Union-EP Parliament’s special tax committee on Wednesday (27 February) adopted a detailed road map towards fairer and more effective taxation, and tackling financial crimes. The recommendations adopted by the Special Committee on Financial Crimes, Tax […]

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Plenary backs ambitious S&D proposal to tax more #TechGiants

Plenary backs ambitious S&D proposal to tax more #TechGiants

| December 13, 2018

Today (13 December), the Socialists and Democrats led a broad coalition in the plenary to include digital provider companies such as Netflix or iTunes (Apple) in the digital services tax (DST). The S&Ds lamented the rejection by the conservatives and the liberals of a proposal to increase the tax rate on digital services provided by […]

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