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Taxation and Customs Union

Euro coin counterfeiting in 2011

27/01/2012

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 January 2012 – The number of counterfeit euro coins removed from circulation has decreased by 15%, down to 157 000 coins compared to 186 000 the year before....

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

26/01/2012

MEMO/12/42 Brussels, 26 January 2012 ENERGY ENTREPRISE ENVIRONMENT DIGITAL AGENDA JUSTICE INTERNAL MARKET TRANSPORT HEALTH & CONSUMERS TAX & CUSTOMS BE 65 47 61 BG 72 53 47 CY 66 7 4 47 CZ 75 DE 71 76 DK 55 EL 58 66 47 ES 7 4 47 FI 56 FR 6 7 47 HU 47 ...

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Taxation: Commission requests Ireland to modify its taxation of motor vehicles less than 3 months old

26/01/2012

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 January 2012 - The European Commission has today formally requested Ireland to modify how motor vehicles less than 3 months old are taxed so as to make the rules comply with EU law....

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Taxation: Commission refers the United Kingdom to the Court of Justice for abolishing the "remedy for repayment of taxes paid in mistake of law"

26/01/2012

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 January 2012 – The European Commission has decided to refer the United Kingdom to the EU's Court of Justice for abolishing the "remedy for repayment of taxes paid in mistake of law" without proper transitional ...

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European Commission calls on Luxembourg to change its rules on VAT

26/01/2012

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 January 2011 – The European Commission has officially asked Luxembourg to change its rules on VAT in the case of independent groups of persons. Luxembourg's current rules are incompatible with European ...

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Taxation: The European Commission requests Belgium to amend its rules on the notional interest deduction

26/01/2012

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26January2012 – The European Commission has officially asked Belgium to amend its legislation on the notional interest deduction. Current Belgian rules provide that a notional interest deduction is granted ...

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Appointment of the new OLAF Supervisory Committee

24/01/2012

European Commission – Press Release Brussels, 24 January 2012 – The European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission today formally approved the appointment of the new members of the Supervisory Committee of the European Anti-Fraud Office, ...

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Michel BARNIER Member of the European Commission, responsible for Internal Market and Services "Financial regulation - a review of 2011 and a forward look to 2012" City of London Event at...

23/01/2012

SPEECH/12/23 Ladies and Gentlemen, I am very pleased to be with you today. And I would like to thank you for inviting me. 2011 was a tough year. Tough for the European economy.There were earlysigns of arecovery....

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Taxation: Developing the One Stop Shop for cross border VAT compliance

13/01/2012

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 January 2012 – Doing business in more than one Member State often means dealing with several tax administrations in different languages. Dealing with multiple VAT obligations can be very burdensome and ...

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