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Taxation trends in the European Union EU27 tax ratio fell to 39.3% of GDP in 2008 Steady decline in top corporate income tax rate since 2000

28/06/2010

Taxation trends in the European Union. EU27 tax ratio fell to 39.3% of GDP in 2008. Steady decline in top corporate income tax rate since 2000.

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Algirdas Šemeta EU Commissioner for Taxation and Customs Union, Audit and Anti-Fraud A Smart Tax Agenda for Europe Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, European Parliament Brussels, 28 Ju

28/06/2010

SPEECH/10/347 Algirdas Šemeta EU Commissioner for Taxation and Customs Union, Audit and Anti-Fraud A Smart Tax Agenda for Europe Figures and graphics available in PDF and WORD PROCESSED Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, European Parliament Brussels, ...

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EU law: Commission acts to ensure that European legislation is fully and properly implemented

24/06/2010

IP/10/798 Brussels, 24 June 2010 EU law: Commission acts to ensure that European legislation is fully and properly implemented In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against 27 Member States ...

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Combating tax fraud and harmful tax practices: Commissioner Šemeta welcomes two important agreements in ECOFIN

08/06/2010

IP/10/710 Brussels, 8 June 2010 Combating tax fraud and harmful tax practices: Commissioner Šemeta welcomes two important agreements in ECOFIN Commissioner Šemeta has welcomed today’s agreement by EU finance ministers on a proposal which will help greatly ...

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VAT: The Commission calls on Belgium to amend its legislation on the reduced VAT rate for certain transactions involving buildings

03/06/2010

IP/10/661 Brussels, 3 June 2010 VAT: The Commission calls on Belgium to amend its legislation on the reduced VAT rate for certain transactions involving buildings The European Commission has given Belgium two months to amend its legislation applying, ...

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EU law: Commission acts to ensure that European legislation is fully and properly implemented

03/06/2010

IP/10/670 Brussels, 3 June 2010 EU law: Commission acts to ensure that European legislation is fully and properly implemented In its monthly decision package, t he European Commission is pursuing legal action against several Member States for failing ...

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Direct Taxation: Commission formally asks Belgium to modify certain discriminatory tax provisions

03/06/2010

IP /10/663 Brussels, 3 June 2010 Direct Taxation: Commission formally asks Belgium to modify certain discriminatory tax provisions The European Commission sent two reasoned opinions to Belgium on discriminatory aspects of its taxation of inbound dividends ...

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Direct taxation: Commission refers Austria, Germany and Portugal to the European Court of Justice over discriminatory tax provisions

03/06/2010

IP /10/662 Brussels, 3 June 2010 Direct t axation: Commission refers Austria, Germany and Portugal to the European Court of Justice over discriminatory tax provisions The European Commission today referred Austria, Germany and Portugal to the European ...

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