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Taxation and Customs Union

April infringements package: main decisions

25/04/2013

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 25 April 2013 April April CLIMATE ACTION DIGITAL AGENDA EMPLOYMENT ENERGY ENVIRONMENT JUSTICE TRANSPORT HEALTH & CONSUMER POLICY TAXATION & CUSTOMS UNION BE 1 CY 1 1 DE 1 1 DK 1 EE 1 EL 1 1 ES 1 1 1 HU 1 IE 1 IT...

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Taxation: Commission refers Spain to Court over discriminatory real estate taxation

25/04/2013

European Commission Press release Brussels, 25 April 2013 The European Commission has decided to refer Spain to the EU's Court of Justice for discriminatory real estate tax rules that prevent non-residents from enjoying the same tax benefits as residents.

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Statement by the Commission on the annual report of the OLAF Supervisory Committee

24/04/2013

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 24 April 2013 : "The Commission has received a copy of the Annual Report of the OLAF Supervisory Committee. After taking time to study it, the Commission will wish to discuss it with the Supervisory Committee, the Director General of OLAF, the Council and the European...

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SPEECH - TAX GOOD GOVERNANCE PLATFORM

23/04/2013

European Commission Algirdas Šemeta Commissioner responsible for Taxation and Customs Union, Statistics, Audit and Anti-fraudSPEECH - Statement at the Midday Press Briefing Brussels, 23 April 2013 Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure to be here to present the Commission's latest initiative in the on-going fight against tax evasion.

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Fighting tax evasion: Commission sets up a Platform for Tax Good Governance

23/04/2013

European Commission Press release Brussels, 23 April 2013 As part of its concerted drive against tax evasion and avoidance, the Commission today set up the new Platform for Tax Good Governance. The Platform will monitor Member States' progress in tackling aggressive tax planning and clamping down on tax havens, in...

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Commission welcomes EP positive vote on discharge for the 2011 EU budget

17/04/2013

European Press release Strasbourg, 17 April 2013 Commission The Commission welcomes today's decision by the European Parliament to grant discharge to the Commission in respect of the implementation of the 2011 EU budget. Algirdas Šemeta, Commissioner responsible for Taxation, Customs, Statistics, Audit and Anti-Fraud, said: "The decision by the European...

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Commissioner Šemeta on tax evasion: Ecofin speaking points

13/04/2013

European Commission MEMO Dublin, 13 April 2013 It’s a bit of a surprise – but a very nice one – to be here in Dublin today, and to be able to share with you the outcome of a highly engaging discussion we had on tax evasion.

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Statement by Commissioner Šemeta on fighting tax evasion

08/04/2013

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 8 April 2013 "Recent developments, fuelled by the outcome of the Offshore Leaks, confirms the urgency for more and better action against tax evasion. The Commission has long advocated more transparency and stronger common tools to fight fraudsters, discourage evaders and ensure fair burden-sharing in taxes.

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