Taxation and Customs Union
“... we must make an efficient European venture capital market a reality, and this means eliminating any tax obstacles that still stand in its way," - says Commissioner Algirdas Šemeta.
The European Commission has today launched an online public consultation to ask individuals, companies and tax advisers for information on double taxation problems that they have encountered when operating across borders within the EU. The consultation will run until 30 June 2010.
Commission adopts a Communication on taxation and development, which aims at increasing developing countries' domestic revenues through building stronger domestic fiscal systems and fighting tax evasion internationally.
The European Commission has launched the first phase of a new web portal to help businesses to understand and follow the customs procedures for importing goods into and exporting goods from the EU. Designed as a single point of access to relevant and practical information, the portal includes animated scenarios to explain each step of the import, export and transit procedures.
“Innovative financing mechanisms provide a choice of modern tools which can serve multiple purposes such as improving the efficiency of markets, ensuring stability in the financial sector as well as fight against climate change.", Commissioner Algirdas Šemeta says.
Commissioner Šemeta congratulates successfull raid of Lithuanian customs and OLAF in illegal cigarette factory in Vilnius.