VAT gap: Frequently asked questions European Commission MEMO Brussels, 23 October 2014 See also IP/14/1187 What is VAT? VAT is a consumption tax, charged on most goods and services traded for use or consumption in the EU. It is levied on the "value added" to the product at each stage of production and distribution.
Daily News of 2014-10-23 EXME 14 / 23.10 DAILY NEWS 23 / 10 / 14 Tripartite Social Summit / European Council This morning, President Barroso will participate in the Tripartite Social Summit which takes place twice a year. Today, discussions will focus on investment needs in the employment sector as well as the Europe...
Situation in Hong Kong European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Italian Presidency On behalf of EU High Representative/Vice-President Catherine Ashton EP Plenary Strasbourg, 22 October 2014 Mr President, Honourable Members, Hong Kong is an important partner for the EU – we share values like freedom of expression and the rule of law, and we enjoy...
Situation in Kobanê European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Italian Presidency On Behalf of EU High Representative/Vice-President Catherine Ashton Situation in Kobanê EP plenary Strasbourg, 22 October 2014 Mr President, Honourable Members, I am honoured to be here today on behalf of the High Representative/Vice-President Ashton to address an issue of highest concern: the...
Death Penalty in Pakistan and the case of Asia Bibi European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Italian Presidency On Behalf of EU High Representative/Vice-President Catherine Ashton EP Plenary Strasbourg, 22 October 2014 Honourable Chair, Honourable Members of the European Parliament, Since Pakistan's transition to democracy in 2008, the EU has stepped up its engagement with Pakistan.
Reforms and competitiveness in the Western Balkans European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Štefan Füle European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Western Balkans 6th Ministerial conference Belgrade, 23 October 2014 Ministers, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, I would like to express my gratitude to the host for hosting us here in Belgrade in a way that...
Remarks by President Barroso following the Tripartite Social Summit European Commission [Check Against Delivery] José Manuel Durão Barroso President of the European Commission Press conference Brussels, 23 October 2014 Good afternoon ladies and gentleman, This was a very important meeting with the social partners at European level before a European Council of particular importance.
Antitrust litigation – The way ahead European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Joaquin ALMUNIA Vice President of the European Commission responsible for Competition Policy MLex seminar: Damages Litigation: A new frontier for Europe London, 23 October 2014 Ladies and Gentlemen: I am grateful to Robert McLeod for his kind invitation to your seminar.
Speech - Protecting children in cross-border family conflicts European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Martine Reicherts Justice Commissioner Speech - International Child Abduction in the European Judicial Space Conference Rome, 23 October 2014 Ladies and gentlemen, Europeans increasingly move across borders – to live, study, work in another Member State, and to form couples and families.
Second quarter of 2014 compared with first quarter of 2014 Government debt increased to 92.7% of GDP in euro area and to 87.0% in EU28 23 October 2014 Eurostat publishes for the first time in this News Release quarterly government debt figures based on the European System of Accounts 2010 (ESA 2010) methodology. The data in this Release include revisions due both to the implementation of ESA2010 and to the incorporation of other statistical adjustments.