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Statement of Commissioner Šemeta on the Annual Growth Survey 2013

28/11/2012

Commissioner Semeta said "For quality taxation, I urge Member States to place greater focus on 2 core principles: competitiveness and fairness.  These should be the bedrock upon which all tax policies lie.

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28/11/2012

Commissioner Semeta said "For quality taxation, I urge Member States to place greater focus on 2 core principles: competitiveness and fairness.  These should be the bedrock upon which all tax policies lie.

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Commissioner Semeta's statement on Financial Transation Tax and Savings at ECOFIN Council

13/11/2012

On Financial Transactions Tax, Commissioner Semeta said :

"For everyone in the Single Market, a common approach – even if not at 27 – is preferable to a patchwork approach. Not least because it will avoid complexity and added burden for businesses and investors.

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Commissioner Šemeta presented EU plan to fight tax evasion and avoidance

06/11/2012

"Around one trillion euros is lost to tax evasion and avoidance every year in the EU. Not only is this is a scandalous loss of much-needed revenue, it is also a threat to fair taxation. While Member States must toughen national measures against tax evasion, unilateral solutions alone won't work.

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