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.
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...