Commission proposes draft EU budget 2016: focus on jobs, growth, migration and global action European - Press release Commission Brussels, 27 May 2015 The Commission today proposed a 2016 EU budget of €143.5 billion in payment credits to support the recovery of the European economy and help improve lives in Europe and beyond.
Commission prepares an Action Plan for fairer and more growth-friendly tax systems in Europe European - Press release Commission Brussels, 27 May 2015 The College of Commissioners today held an orientation debate on measures to make corporate taxation fairer, more growth-friendly and transparent. It was agreed that a new EU approach to corporate taxation is needed to successfully address tax abuse, ensure sustainable revenues...
Fighting tax evasion: EU and Switzerland sign historic tax transparency agreement European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 May 2015 Today the EU and Switzerland signed a historic new tax transparency agreement, which will significantly improve the fight against tax evasion. Under the agreement, both sides will automatically exchange information on the financial accounts of each other's residents from 2018.
European Commission makes progress on Agenda on Migration - Press release European Commission Brussels, 27 May 2015 Two weeks after presenting the European Agenda on Migration, the Commission is today adopting the first proposals of its comprehensive approach to improving the management of migration.
Draft EU Budget 2016 – Questions and Answers European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 27 May 2015 What is in the Draft EU budget 2016? The draft EU budget for 2016 includes commitment appropriations of €153.5 billion and payment appropriations of €143.5 billion. While commitments go down, payments stay roughly stable in real terms.
First measures under the European Agenda on Migration: Questions and Answers European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 27 May 2015 What is the European Agenda on Migration? Migration is one of the ten political priorities of this Commission. The European Agenda on Migration, adopted on 13 May 2015 develops the political guidelines of President Juncker into tailored initiatives aimed at managing...
Daily News 27 / 05/ 2015 European Commission - Daily News Daily News 27 / 05/ 2015 Brussels, 27 May 2015 Commission prepares an Action Plan for fairer and more growth-friendly taxation in Europe Vice-President Dombrovskis is presenting the main outcome of an orientation debate that the College of Commissioners held today on fairer taxation.
Press statement by Commissioner Avramopoulos on the first measures under the European Agenda on Migration European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 27 May 2015 Today, the Commission has shown that it can act quickly and firmly to better manage migration. Only two weeks after the adoption of the European Agenda on Migration, we are making another important step.
Kristalina Georgieva, Vice-President for Budget and Human Resources, on Draft EU Budget 2016 European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 27 May 2015 Kristalina Georgieva, Vice-President for Budget and Human Resources on Draft EU Budget 2016 As it was announced, today we have adopted the Commission's EU budget proposal for 2016.
Energy prices in the EU Household electricity prices in the EU rose by 2.9% in 2014 Gas prices up by 2.0% in the EU European Commission - EUROSTAT 27 May 2015 In the European Union (EU), household electricity prices rose by 2.9% on average between the second half of 2013 and the second half of 2014 to reach €20.8 per 100 kWh. Since 2008, electricity prices in the EU have increased by more than...