Commissioner Šemeta: crisis has changed attitudes to how we approach taxation within the EU
Brussels, 5 March 2012. Commissioner Šemeta has opened the Brussels Tax Forum 2012 devoted to the topic "Tax policy under a common currency". In his opening address Commissioner stressed that the approach to the taxation of the member states is changing.
"The crisis has changed attitudes to how we approach taxation within the EU. Gone are the days when Member States can "go it alone", implementing tax policies in isolation without a thought to what their neighbours are doing. This is all the more true in a monetary union," Commissioner Šemeta said.
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