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Taxation and Customs Union

Commissioner Šemeta launches Tax Policy Group to push forward fundamental issues in taxation

12/10/2010

Commissioner Algirdas Šemeta will today chair the first meeting of the new Tax Policy Group, which brings together personal representatives of EU Finance Ministers to discuss key tax policy issues.

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Commission outlines vision for taxing the financial sector

07/10/2010

Today, the European Commission set out its ideas for the future taxation of the financial sector.

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Audit

Commissioner Šemeta participates in the Annual Conference organised by the Internal Audit Service of the European Commission

25/10/2010

The topic of the 2010 IAS conference was 'External Audit, Internal Audit'. The conference gathered some 400 participants. Commissioner Šemeta gave the opening speech pdf - 40 KB [40 KB] .

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Anti-Fraud

“Operation Sirocco”: 40 million cigarettes seized in joint customs operation

01/10/2010

Around 40 million cigarettes, 1 243kg of hand-rolled tobacco, 7 038 litres of alcohol and 8 million other counterfeit items including clothing, shoes, toys and electronics, were seized during a joint customs cooperation, coordinated by the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF).

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