Speeches

Taxation and Customs Union

Commissioner Šemeta welcomes Council agreement on measures to fight tax avoidance

20/06/2014

European Commission Statement Brussels, 20 June 2014 "Ladies and Gentlemen, Our campaign against corporate tax avoidance marches on, with further important advances today. I am delighted that Finance Ministers have agreed on a crucial revision to the Parent-Subsidiary Directive, which will block a prevalent form of aggressive tax planning, known...

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Statement by Commissioner Šemeta on Taxation Trends in Europe

16/06/2014

European Commission Brussels, 16 June 2014 Statement "Our recent recommendations to Member States stressed the need to lower labour taxes in order to create jobs in Europe. Today's Tax Trends report confirms the Commission's concerns.

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Speaking points by Commissioner Šemeta on the Country- Specific recommendations

02/06/2014

European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Algirdas Šemeta Commissioner responsible for Taxation and Customs Union, Statistics, Audit and Anti-fraud Press conference Brussels, 2 June 2014 Ladies and Gentlemen, If we want to create jobs in Europe; if we want to truly become competitive; then we absolutely need to bring down the...

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Statement by Vítor Gaspar, Chair of the High Level Expert Group on Taxation of the Digital Economy

02/06/2014

European Commission Brussels, 28 May 2014 Statement In the High Level Expert Group there was consensus that speaking about the 'digital economy' as something separate from the normal economy is deceiving. Our whole society and economy are becoming digital.

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