Speeches

Taxation and Customs Union

Algirdas Šemeta EU Commissioner for taxation, Customs Union, Anti-Fraud, Audit and Statistics Country specific recommendations Press Conference on European Semester Brussels, 30 May 2012

30/05/2012

SPEECH/12/400 The quality of taxation can be a "make or break" factor in Member States' efforts to consolidate budgets and establish sustainable economic growth. Our recommendations today in the field of taxation are focussed largely on 5 areas which ...

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Algirdas Šemeta EU Commissioner for Taxation and Customs Union, Audit and Anti-Fraud Statement on Savings Tax Agreements and VAT strategy Press conference ECOFIN Council Brussels, 15 May 2012

15/05/2012

SPEECH/12/359 "I am extremely frustrated that we could not reach agreement today on the mandates to negotiate new and stronger savings tax agreements with Switzerland and the 4 other third countries. Let me remind you what is at stake here....

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Algirdas Šemeta EU Commissioner for Taxation and Customs Union, Audit and Anti-Fraud "Boosting security in the global supply chain" Statement on EU-US agreement to secure the global supp...

04/05/2012

SPEECH/12/328 "Today an important step forward has been taken in EU-US trade relations– and in securing the global supply chain. After several years of negotiations, the EU and USA have agreed to mutually recognise each other's "trusted traders"....

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