IP/18/2245  21-03-2018 - Fair Taxation: Commission puts in place first EU counter-measures on listed non-cooperative tax jurisdictions 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 March 2018 The European Commission is today delivering on its pledge to ensure that the EU's common EU list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions is backed up by effective countermeasures.
IP/18/2041  21-03-2018 - Digital Taxation: Commission proposes new measures to ensure that all companies pay fair tax in the EU 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 March 2018 Digital Taxation: Commission proposes new measures to ensure that all companies pay fair tax in the EU © European Union 2018 Director: Barbara Grahek-Lazarevic The European Commission has today proposed new rules to ensure that digital business activities are taxed in...
MEMO/18/2141  21-03-2018 - Questions and Answers on a Fair and Efficient Tax System in the EU for the Digital Single Market 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 21 March 2018 Why has the Commission presented a Digital Tax Package? Every day, 20 billion emails and 150 million social media posts are written, and 650 million online searches are carried out in the EU.
IP/18/1841  13-03-2018 - Commission welcomes adoption of far-reaching new transparency rules for tax advisers in the EU 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 13 March 2018 The European Commission has welcomed the political agreement reached by EU Member States today on new transparency rules for intermediaries - such as tax advisers, accountants, banks and lawyers - who design and promote tax planning schemes for their clients.
IP/18/1451  08-03-2018 - Value-added tax on yachts: Commission opens infringement procedures against Cyprus, Greece and Malta 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 8 March 2018 The Commission decided today to send letters of formal notice to Cyprus, Greece and Malta for not levying the correct amount of Value-Added Tax (VAT) on the provision of yachts.
STATEMENT/18/1601  06-03-2018 - Joint statement on the occasion of International Women's Day 2018 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 6 March 2018 Equality between women and men is one of the fundamental values of the European Union enshrined in our treaties. Our Union is a pioneer in tackling gender-based discrimination and we can be proud of the progress achieved: Europe is one of the...
SPEECH/18/981  20-02-2018 - Keynote speech by Commissioner Moscovici at the 'Masters of Digital 2018' event 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 20 February 2018 Ladies and gentlemen, dear guests, It is a great pleasure for me to join you today. Thank you for inviting me. Commissioner Gabriel was here earlier this morning: she gave you a sense of where we would like...
IP/18/185  18-01-2018 - VAT: More flexibility on VAT rates, less red tape for small businesses 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 January 2018 *Updated to reflect the officially approved Commission translation* The European Commission has today proposed new rules to give Member States more flexibility to set Value Added Tax (VAT) rates and to create a better tax environment to help SMEs flourish.
MEMO/18/186  18-01-2018 - Questions and Answers on the VAT package 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 18 January 2018 I. GENERAL QUESTIONS Why do we need these reforms? Today's proposals build on the Commission's 2016 VAT Action Plan which aims to broadly overhaul current rules, establishing a robust single European VAT area fit for an increasingly globalised world.
IP/17/5193  11-12-2017 - Capital Markets Union: Commission announces new tax guidelines to make life easier for cross-border investors 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 11 December 2017 The Commission has today put forward new guidelines on withholding taxes to help Member States reduce costs and simplify procedures for cross-border investors in the EU.