Tackling double taxation for a stronger Single Market

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 11 November 2011 – Double taxation, and double non-taxation, contradict the very spirit of the Single Market. Yet many citizens and businesses are still suffering heavier tax burdens just because they ope...

Taxation: Commission requests Romania to change its VAT refund practice

On 26 Sept. 2013, the European Commission has formally requested Romania to change its administrative practice of refunding VAT. Almost all VAT refunds claims are systematically...

Algirdas Šemeta EU Commissioner for Taxation and Customs Union, Audit and Anti-Fraud Our ambitions...

SPEECH/11/314 Ladies and Gentlemen, Let me start by saying how pleased and impressed I am by the number of people who managed to come to Milano today from all over Europe and beyond in order to take a more active role in the public consultation on the ...

EC, VAT Gap study: The total amount of VAT lost across the EU is...

VAT revenue collection has failed to show significant improvement across EU Member States according to the latest figures released by the European Commission. Based on...

Taxation: Commission refers France to Court over tax discrimination against foreign pension and investment...

IP/11/603 Brussels, 19 May 2011 The European Commission has decided to refer France to the EU's Court of Justice for discriminatory taxation of foreign pension and investment funds in breach of EU rules on free movement of capital....

SPEECH – TAX GOOD GOVERNANCE PLATFORM

European Commission Algirdas Šemeta Commissioner responsible for Taxation and Customs Union, Statistics, Audit and Anti-fraudSPEECH - Statement at the Midday Press Briefing Brussels, 23 April 2013 Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure to be here to present the Commission's latest initiative in the on-going fight against tax evasion.

Commissioner Šemeta: "We want the UK on board for the FTT"

In the discussion on Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) in the UK House of Lords Commissioner Šemeta said: "It is in the overall European interest to have strong financial centers – in London as well as in Paris and Frankfurt. We want the ...

Frequently Asked Questions: European Commission seeks tougher rules to protect taxpayers’ money from fraud

MEMO/11/343 Brussels, 26 May 2011 What is the purpose of the Communication on the protection of the financial interests of the EU? Protecting taxpayers from fraud and other crimes against the EU budget is a top priority for the Commission....

EU – China Summit EU27 exports to China up by 21% and imports by...

STAT/12/23 13 February 2012 EU27 trade in goods with China1 has grown significantly over the last decade. EU27 exports to China rose continuously from 26 billion euro in 2000 to 113 bn in 2010. Despite the general decline in EU27 exports in 2009, EU27 ...

Taxation: Commission requests Cyprus to modify discriminatory excise duty rules for imported second-hand motorcycles

IP/11/426 Brussels, 6 April 2011 The European Commission has formally requested Cyprus to amend its legislation on depreciation scales for the calculation of excise duties on second-hand motorcycles because the current rules discriminate against import...

Algirdas Šemeta EU Commissioner for Taxation and Customs Union, Audit and Anti-Fraud "Pooling our...

SPEECH/11/358 Chairman, Directors General, Ladies and Gentlemen. It is a particular pleasure for me to open this meeting of the Club of Directors General here today in my home country. In addition to leading a successful meeting, I trust that Director ...

Taxation: Commission refers Spain to the Court of Justice over discriminatory inheritance and gift...

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 October 2011 – The European Commission has decided to refer Spain to the EU's Court of Justice for discriminatory rules on inheritance and gift tax that require non-residents to pay higher taxes than r...

Algirdas Šemeta EU Commissioner for Taxation and Customs Union, Audit and Anti-Fraud "Competitive Tax...

SPEECH/11/712 Porto, 27 October 2011 Ladies and gentlemen, I am honoured to have been invited to address this distinguished audience today. We live in turbulent and uncertain times. The financial and economic crisis requires leadership and inventive ac...

Algirdas Šemeta EU Commissioner for Taxation, Customs, Anti-Fraud and Audit Towards a financial transaction...

SPEECH/11/611 Ladies and Gentlemen, Today, the Commission proposed to set up a financial transaction tax in the Single market. Many are awaiting this tax, for a long time now. 65% of European Citizens are in favour of this tax....

Taxation: Commission requests Romania to review its tax rules on non-residents’ employment income

On 26 sept. 2013, the European Commission has officially asked Romania to amend its discriminatory tax treatment of employment income of non-residents. Romanian legislation does not allow...

Tax Policy Group to discuss good governance in tax matters, e-commerce, environmental taxation and...

Algirdas Šemeta, Commissioner for Taxation, Customs, Anti-Fraud and Audit, will today chair the fourth meeting of the Tax Policy Group (TPG). This Group brings...

2011 Report ‘Tax reforms in EU Member States’: EU Member States face challenges in...

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 October 2011 - The consequences of the financial and economic crisis are deeply reflected in Member States' government revenues. Having implemented a wide range of tax stimulus measures from 2008 to 2010...

Taxation: Commission refers Belgium to Court over discriminatory taxation of foreign investment companies

IP/11/422 Brussels, 6 April 2011 The European Commission has decided to refer Belgium to the EU's Court of Justice because of its discriminatory taxation of foreign investment companies. Such discrimination is in breach of EU Single Market rules on the...

Car registration tax: Commission requests Ireland and Spain to modify rules on vehicles from...

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 October 2011 - The European Commission has formally requested Ireland and Spain to change the way in which they tax leased or rented vehicles from another Member State, as well as company cars in the cas...

Taxation: Commission requests Germany to extend VAT exemptions for sharing costs of services

IP/11/428 Brussels, 6 April 2011 The European Commission has formally requested Germany to amend its value added tax (VAT) legislation so as to extend the scope of the exemption from VAT for services supplied to their members by independent groups of ...

Taxation: Commission refers The Netherlands to Court over tax discrimination against foreign charities

IP/11/429 Brussels, 6 April 2011 The European Commission has decided to refer The Netherlands to the EU's Court of Justice because its tax treatment of gifts to charities is discriminatory and in breach of EU rules on the free movement of capital....

Taxation: EU/US Dialogue on the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act

IP/11/413 Brussels, 6 April 2011 In a letter sent to the US tax authorities this morning, the Hungarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union and the European Commission invited the US authorities to engage in a dialogue on how to best achiev...

Tax Coordination: TPG discusses FATCA, VAT and national tax reforms

Improving and accelerating tax coordination in key areas that can contribute to economic stability and growth is the focus of today's meeting of the Tax Policy Group (TPG) in Brussels.Algirdas Šemeta, Commissioner for Taxation, Customs, Anti-Fraud and...

First estimate for 2011 Euro area external trade deficit 7.7 bn euro 152.8 bn...

STAT/12/27 15 February 2012 The first estimate for the euro area1 (EA17) trade in goods balance with the rest of the world in December 2011 gave a 9.7 bn euro surplus, compared with -1.7 bn in December 2010....

Taxation and Customs: Delivering to Member States, citizens and businesses post-2014

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 09 November 2011 – EU Customs and Taxation policy make a substantial contribution in helping to raise revenues for the EU and Member States' budgets every year....

Algirdas Šemeta EU Commissioner for Taxation and Customs Union, Audit and Anti-Fraud "Customs cooperation...

SPEECH/11/269 Chairman, Ladies and Gentlemen, Let me first of all congratulate the Hungarian presidency on its success in strengthening the focus on customs relations between the EU and its neighbours....

EC: 2012 country-specific recommendations in the context of the European Semester in the...

On 30 May 2012, European Commission published responses to Frequently asked questions about 2012 country-specific recommendations in the context of the European Semester .  EU Commissioner for...

FISCALIS workshop on „VAT rules for passenger transport” | Ankara, 27-29 April 2015

Under the FISCALIS 2020 programme a workshop on the VAT rules for passenger transport will take place in Ankara (Turkey) from 27 to 29...

Taxation: Commission requests Belgium to amend two discriminatory inheritance tax provisions

IP/11/425 Brussels, 6 April 2011 The European Commission has formally requested Belgium to amend two aspects of its inheritance tax legislation which are discriminatory for non-resident heirs or recipients of gifts and for foreign organisations....

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