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.
IP/16/1461  28-04-2016 - Taxation: Commission refers Germany to Court for failing to amend VAT rules for travel agents 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 April 2016 The European Commission has decided to refer Germany to the Court of Justice of the European Union for its failure to properly apply the special value added tax (VAT) scheme for travel agents, as provided for in the VAT Directive (Council...
SPEECH/16/1546  22-04-2016 - Remarks by Commissioner Pierre Moscovici at the Eurogroup Press Conference, Amsterdam 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Amsterdam, 22 April 2016 Merci Jeroen, ou peut-être devrais-je dire ici à Amsterdam, dank je wel. Nous avons eu ce matin une longue discussion sur la Grèce, dont Jeroen vous a présenté les conclusions principales.
IP/16/1022  07-04-2016 - VAT Action Plan: Commission presents measures to modernise VAT in the EU 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 7 April 2016 Today's Action Plan is the first step towards a single EU VAT area which is equipped to tackle fraud, to support business and help the digital economy and e-commerce.
MEMO/16/1024  07-04-2016 - Action Plan on VAT: Questions and Answers 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 7 April 2016 1. Why has the Commission presented an Action Plan on VAT? VAT is a major and growing source of tax revenue in the EU. The current VAT system is, however, too burdensome and complex for businesses that wish to expand beyond...
SPEECH/16/1302  07-04-2016 - Speech by Commissioner Pierre Moscovici on the adoption of the VAT Action Plan 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Speech Brussels, 7 April 2016 Plan d'action sur la TVA – Conférence de presse   Mesdames et Messieurs, J'ai une mission en tant que Commissaire européen : c'est de me battre pour une fiscalité qui soit plus juste et plus efficace pour...
IP/16/663  08-03-2016 - Tax transparency: Commission welcomes agreement reached by Member States for the automatic exchange of information on country-by-country reports (CbCR) of multinational companies, subject to UK scrutiny 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 8 March 2016 The Commission welcomes today's political agreement by Member States on the automatic exchange of tax-related financial information of multinational companies, known as country-by-country reporting, subject to UK parliamentary scrutiny.
SPEECH/16/681  08-03-2016 - Remarks by Commissioner Pierre Moscovici at the ECOFIN Council Press Conference - March 2016 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 8 March 2016 Je veux d’abord saluer le très fort soutien qu’il y a eu aujourd’hui pour un accord politique sur l'échange automatique d'informations pays par pays entre les administrations fiscales nationales.
IP/16/381  22-02-2016 - Fighting tax evasion: The European Union and the Principality of Monaco initial new tax transparency agreement 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 February 2016 The EU and Monaco have today initialled a new tax transparency agreement marking another major step forward in the fight against tax evasion. The agreement provides that Monaco and EU Member States will automatically exchange information on the financial accounts of one another's...
SPEECH/16/336  17-02-2016 - Discours par le Commissaire Pierre Moscovici à la Commission TAXE 2 au Parlement européen 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 17 February 2016 Messieurs les Présidents, Mesdames et Messieurs les députés, Je me réjouis d’être parmi vous aujourd’hui. Nous nous sommes vus mi-janvier: j'avais alors brièvement présenté mes priorités dans le domaine fiscal pour l'année 2016.