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Taxation and Customs Union

March infringements package: main decisions


European Commission MEMO Brussels, 28 March 2014 March March EMPLOYMENT & social affairs ENERGY ENVIRONMENT INTERNAL MARKET JUSTICE TAXATION & CUSTOMS UNION TRANSPORT AT 2 CZ 1 EL 1 FI 1 FR 2 HU 1 IE 1 IT 1 1 1 LT 1 PT 1 SV 1 In its monthly...


Speech: Cementing Tax Transparency: Breakthrough Agreement on EU Savings Directive


European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Algirdas Šemeta Commissioner responsible for Taxation and Customs Union, Statistics, Audit and Anti-fraud Speech: Statement - European Commission Press room Brussels, 24 March 2014 Ladies and Gentlemen, Today marks a major breakthrough in EU tax policy and a major step forward in our common fight...


Statement by Commissioner Šemeta on Savings Tax Directive


European Commission Brussels, 11 March 2014 Statement The discussion today at ECOFIN on the EU Savings Tax Directive was a constructive one, and proof that all our Member States are now behind greater tax transparency. While it is again disappointing that we could not get political agreement on this file...


Fighting Fake Euros: Commissioner Šemeta welcomes adoption of "Pericles 2020"


European Commission Statement Brussels, 11 March 2014 Algirdas Šemeta, Commissioner responsible for anti-fraud, welcomed Member States' formal adoption today of the Pericles 2020 programme to help protect the euro against counterfeiting. Commissioner Šemeta said: "The Euro is one of the EU's most valuable assets.


EU savings taxation rules and savings agreements with third countries: frequently asked questions


European Commission MEMO Brussels, 10 March 2014 Why is an EU approach to tackling evasion in the area of savings taxation important? A strong unified stance in tackling tax evasion is essential when part of a Single Market.


Preparation of Economic and Finance Ministers Council, Brussels, 11 March


European Commission MEMO Brussels, 7 March 2014 The EU's Council of Economic and Finance (ECOFIN) Ministers will take place in Brussels on 11 March at 10.00. The European Commission will be represented by Olli Rehn, Vice President and Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro, Michel Barnier, Commissioner...


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