22 July 2016
News from the European Commission and the Council - July 2016

The European Union has decided that it will retain the minimum standard rate of VAT at 15% until at least the 31 December 2017...

20 June 2016
Opinion of the VAT Expert Group on the Action Plan on VAT and CFE

VAT fraud in the current EU VAT system, a transitional VAT system, creates major obstacles for the efficient functioning of the EU Single Market for businesses and tax administrations alike. A reform of the system ...

20 June 2016
News from the European Commission and the Council - June 2016

The European Commission VAT Expert Group has issued its views on the VAT Action Plan published on 7 April (please refer to the FEE Tax Policy Update from 15 April for further details) ...

24 May 2016
Commission’s (TAXUD) Strategic Plan 2016

The European Commission’s DG TAXUD has published its Management Plan 2016 as well as its Strategic Plan 2016-2020. Both documents provide indications and timelines for upcoming DG TAXUD action...

24 May 2016
News from the EC and the European Parliament - May 2016

The European Commission has replied to a question asked by the MEP Claude Rolin (EPP/BEL) with regard to obesity taxes. In his question, Mr. Rolin asks the Commission whether it will use taxation as a tool to tackle obesity and ...

24 April 2016
News from the EC and the European Parliament - April 2016

The Fiscalis Tax Gap Project Group (TGPG) has published its report on VAT gap estimations. The report brings together data provided by members of the TGPG, and covers  ...

15 March 2016
News from the EC and the European Parliament

The European Commission has replied to a question asked by three British Green MEPs with regard to solar energy and VAT. In their question, the MEPs refer to a Court of Justice of the EU’s (CJEU) ruling ...

21 January 2016
EU Parliament Questions/Replies

The European Commission has replied to a question asked by the MEP Merja Kyllönen (GUE-NGL/FIN) in early-October with regard to the taxation of platform ...

16 December 2015
European Parliament agreed to establish a TAXE II Committee

On 2 December the European Parliament agreed to establish a TAXE II Committee, following the end of the mandate of the first TAXE Committee upon the adoption of its draft report by the Plenary on 25 November ...

26 July 2015
Publications from the EC

The European Commission has issued a report which will look at the VAT exemption for the importation of small commercial and private consignments and what impact it is having on EU businesses...

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Spain–Notice about not reaching a BREXIT Agreement

Please be informed that the Spanish authorities have issued a notice informing about the consequences as of March 30, 2019 of not reaching a BREXIT agreement that includes a transitory period, namely...

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Commission proposes legislative amendments to improve VAT for e-commerce and anti-fraud measures...

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