IP/17/4204  26-10-2017 - Commission gathers views on how to tax the digital economy fairly and effectively 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 26 October 2017 The European Commission has today launched a public consultation on how the EU can ensure that the digital economy is taxed in a fair and growth-friendly way. Taxing the digital economy has become an issue of pressing importance – politically and...
IP/17/3727  10-10-2017 - Fair Taxation: Commission welcomes new rules to resolve tax disputes 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 October 2017 Fair Taxation: Commission welcomes new rules to resolve tax disputes The European Commission welcomes EU Member States' formal green light for new rules to better resolve tax disputes. The decision taken by EU finance ministers at the ECOFIN Council meeting in Luxembourg today...
IP/17/3443  04-10-2017 - European Commission proposes far-reaching reform of the EU VAT system 
European Commission - - Press release European Commission Brussels, 4 October 2017 European Commission proposes far-reaching reform of the EU VAT system The European Commission has today launched plans for the biggest reform of EU VAT rules in a quarter of a century.
MEMO/17/3444  04-10-2017 - Questions and Answers on VAT reform in the EU 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 4 October 2017 Questions and Answers on VAT reform in the EU Why does the EU's VAT system need reform? The current VAT rules for cross-border trade between businesses in EU Member States date back to 1993, just after the creation of the Single...
IP/17/3441  28-09-2017 - VAT Gap: EU countries lose €152 billion in 2015, showing urgent need for VAT reform 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 September 2017 EU countries lost an estimated total of €152 billion in Value-Added Tax (VAT) revenues in 2015, according to a new study by the European Commission. The 'VAT Gap', which is the overall difference between the expected VAT revenue and the amount...
MEMO/17/3442  28-09-2017 - VAT Gap: Frequently asked questions 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 28 September 2017 VAT Gap: Frequently asked questions See also IP/17/3441   What is VAT? Value Added Tax (VAT) is a consumption tax, charged on most goods and services traded in the EU.
IP/17/3305  21-09-2017 - Taxation: Commission sets out path towards fair taxation of the Digital Economy 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 September 2017 Taxation: Commission sets out path towards fair taxation of the Digital Economy The European Commission is today launching a new EU agenda to ensure that the digital economy is taxed in a fair and growth-friendly way.
MEMO/17/3341  21-09-2017 - Questions and Answers on the Communication on a Fair and Efficient Tax System in the EU for the Digital Single Market 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 21 September 2017 Questions and Answers on the Communication on a Fair and Efficient Tax System in the EU for the Digital Single Market Why is the Commission addressing digital tax now? The taxation of the digital economy is part of the Juncker Commission's...
SPEECH/17/3402  21-09-2017 - Vice-President Dombrovskis on the Communication on A Fair and Efficient Tax System in the European Union for the Digital Single Market 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 21 September 2017 Good morning everyone, Today, the Commission is launching a new EU agenda for fair taxation of the digital economy. We have adopted a Communication that describes the challenges Member States are facing when taxing the digital economy and...
SPEECH/17/3281  16-09-2017 - Remarks by Vice-President Dombrovskis at the second informal ECOFIN press conference in Tallinn 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Tallinn, 16 September 2017 I would like to thank the Estonian Presidency for these two productive days in Tallinn. I welcome the Estonian Presidency's initiative to launch a debate in the EU on how to modernise the tax rules to take into...