IP/17/305  21-02-2017 - Fair Taxation: Commission welcomes new rules to prevent tax avoidance through non-EU countries 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 February 2017 Fair Taxation: Commission welcomes new rules to prevent tax avoidance through non-EU countries The Commission welcomes the agreement reached at today's ECOFIN on new rules to help prevent tax avoidance via non-EU countries.
IP/17/242  15-02-2017 - Taxation: Commission refers GREECE to the Court of Justice over reduced rate of excise duty applied to "Tsipouro" and "Tsikoudià" 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Taxation: Taxation: Brussels, 15 February 2017 Taxation: Commission refers GREECE to the Court of Justice over reduced rate of excise duty applied to "Tsipouro" and "Tsikoudià" The European Commission is referring Greece to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to apply the...
IP/16/4494  03-01-2017 - Commission welcomes entry into force of new transparency rules for tax rulings 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 3 January 2017 The Commission has welcomed the entry into force of new rules to ensure that Member States have all the information they need on tax rulings given to multinational companies in other EU countries.
IP/16/4457  21-12-2016 - Commission sets out the strategic way forward for the EU's Customs Union 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 21 December 2016 The European Commission today adopted its long-term plan to give fresh impetus to the management of the Customs Union, a basic pillar of the European Union which supports and protects the Single Market.
MEMO/16/4458  21-12-2016 - Q&A on the update of EU rules on cash controls 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 21 December 2016 Q&A on the update of EU rules on cash controls What are the current rules governing movements of cash in and out of the European Union? Current rules on the movement of cash in and out of the EU, known as...
IP/16/4216  08-12-2016 - Taxation: Commission refers FRANCE to the Court of Justice for discrimination in the taxation of dividends 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 8 December 2016 The European Commission has today asked France to comply fully with a judgment (in Case C-310/09 Accor) of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) of 15 September 2011.
IP/16/4010  01-12-2016 - Commission proposes new tax rules to support e-commerce and online businesses in the EU 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 1 December 2016 The European Commission has today unveiled a series of measures to improve the Value Added Tax (VAT) environment for e-commerce businesses in the EU. Our proposals will allow consumers and companies, in particular start-ups and SMEs, to buy and sell goods...
MEMO/16/3746  01-12-2016 - Modernising VAT for e-commerce: Questions and Answers 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 1 December 2016 Why is the Commission tackling VAT for e-commerce? Current EU VAT rules (the 'VAT Directive') were agreed between all Member States before the rise of the internet and the boom in online sales, and especially cross-border sales.
IP/16/3618  10-11-2016 - Commission gathers views on future rules to deter promoters of aggressive tax planning schemes 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 10 November 2016 The European Commission has today launched a public consultation to gather feedback on the way forward for EU action on advisers and intermediaries who facilitate tax evasion and tax avoidance.
SPEECH/16/3552  26-10-2016 - Speech by Commissioner Pierre Moscovici at the press conference on the package of corporate tax reforms 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Speech Brussels, 26 October 2016 [INTRODUCTION] Mesdames et Messieurs, Lorsque j'ai pris mes fonctions de Commissaire il y a deux ans, j'avais promis que nous réformerions en profondeur la fiscalité des entreprises dans l'Union européenne.