IP/16/2456  12-07-2016 - Fighting tax evasion: EU and Monaco sign new tax transparency agreement 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 12 July 2016 Today the EU and Monaco signed a new tax transparency agreement, under which they will automatically exchange information on the financial accounts of each other's residents from 2018.
IP/16/2354  05-07-2016 - Fair Taxation: The Commission sets out next steps to increase tax transparency and tackle tax abuse 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Strasbourg, 5 July 2016 The Commission has today set out the next steps in its campaign to boost tax transparency in order to fight tax evasion and avoidance in the EU, taking into account the problems highlighted in the recent media leaks known as the...
MEMO/16/2406  05-07-2016 - Questions and Answers on measures to increase tax transparency and tackle tax abuse 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Strasbourg, 5 July 2016 Why is the fight against tax evasion and avoidance a priority for the Commission? Tax evasion and avoidance deprive public budgets of billions of euros a year[1], create a heavier tax burden for citizens and cause competitive distortions for businesses that...
SPEECH/16/2419  05-07-2016 - Discours du commissaire Pierre Moscovici sur la fiscalité à la session plénière du Parlement européen 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Strasbourg, 5 July 2016 Merci, Madame la Présidente, Messieurs les Rapporteurs, Mesdames et Messieurs les Députés, Permettez-moi d'abord d'adresser mes félicitations très sincères aux deux Rapporteurs – M. Kofod et Theurer – à la Commission Spéciale TAXE, à son président M.
SPEECH/16/2417  05-07-2016 - Remarks by Commissioner Moscovici at the press conference at the launch of the new transparency rules to tackle terrorism financing, tax avoidance and money laundering 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Strasbourg, 5 July 2016 [Introduction] Today marks an important further step towards achieving the greater tax transparency that Europeans have been demanding in the wake of the Panama Papers scandal.
IP/16/1886  21-06-2016 - Fair Taxation: Commission welcomes agreement reached by Member States on new rules to tackle tax avoidance 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 June 2016 The Commission has welcomed today's agreement by Member States on their general approach for far-reaching new rules to eliminate the most common corporate tax avoidance practices.
MEMO/16/2265  21-06-2016 - The Anti Tax Avoidance Package – Questions and Answers (Updated) 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 21 June 2016 1. Why has the Commission made the fight against corporate tax avoidance a priority? Corporate tax avoidance deprives public budgets of billions of euros a year[1], creates a heavier tax burden for citizens and causes competitive distortions for businesses that pay...
SPEECH/16/2263  20-06-2016 - Speech by Commissioner Pierre Moscovici at the Tax Congress of the Berlin Tax Forum 2016 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Speech Berlin, 20 June 2016 Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure to be here today to discuss with you Europe's latest initiatives on corporate tax policy. And indeed, there are many developments to discuss.
SPEECH/16/1914  25-05-2016 - Remarks by Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis at the May ECOFIN press conference 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 25 May 2016 Let me start by thanking the Dutch Presidency for providing such strong ambition on our tax agenda, which was probably the main element of today's ECOFIN debates. On such complex files, that is never an easy task.
IP/16/1629  29-04-2016 - New EU rules for a simpler, faster and safer Customs Union come into force 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 April 2016 New customs rules come into force on Sunday 1 May that will make life simpler for businesses that trade in Europe and better protect consumers against illegal and counterfeit goods.