29 April 2021
News from the EU April 2021
The first of the publications looks into immediate, short-term post-COVID tax measures for both direct and...
26 February 2021
News from the EU February 2021
This year will be another busy one for tax policy in the EU. The first few months promise a lot of action ahead...
24 December 2020
News from the EU December 2020
15 October 2020
News from the EU – from Accountancy Europe
On 29 September, the Commission published a roadmap on its planned initiative to turn the VAT Committee into a ‘comitology committee’ – enabling the Commission to adopt implementing rules on certain well-defined aspects of VAT, if the VAT Committee approves...
29 September 2020
News from the EU September 2020
European Commission: Communication on business taxation for 21st century to be published 28 October 2020..
28 July 2020
News from the EU July 2020
The European Commission has published its latest tax trends data for Europe. The data shows that in 2018, tax revenues as percentage of GDP increased slightly in the EU 27 up to 40.2%. Revenues remained almost equally distributed among indirect taxes...
20 June 2020
News from the EU June 2020
As reported in the last Tax Policy Update, the European Commission is considering the option of new taxes to help fund the EU COVID recovery package – including a so-called “Single Market tax” (SMT) that has baffled the tax policy world...
28 May 2020
News from the EU May 2020
The European Commission has altered the timeline and content of its upcoming tax initiatives, initially expected for 10 June...
25 April 2020
News from the EU April 2020
From 1 May, the current Director-General of DG TAXUD, Stephen Quest, will move to become the Director-General of the Commission’s in-house science service, Joint Research Centre (JRC)...
23 March 2020
News from the EU March 2020
According to Mr. Angel, the European Commission will enact a prospective OECD agreement on international tax reform (on the taxation of the digitalized economy) into EU law. If no such agreement is reached this year, the Commission will proceed with EU only action...