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15/09/2014

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Speaking points by Commissioner Šemeta at the ECOFIN press conference

08/07/2014

European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Algirdas Šemeta Commissioner responsible for Taxation and Customs Union, Statistics, Audit and Anti-fraud Economic and Finance Ministers Council Brussels, 8 July 2014 Before I comment on the Italian Presidency Work programme, I would like to first thank the Greek presidency for all it achieved in...

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Facilitating tax compliance, Tackling non-compliance

03/07/2014

European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Algirdas Šemeta Commissioner responsible for Taxation and Customs Union, Statistics, Audit and Anti-fraud 18th General Assembly of the Intra- European Organisation of Tax Administrations Belgrade, 3 July 2014 Ladies and Gentlemen, In 2010, I had the honour to attend the General Assembly of IOTA in...

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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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Statement by Commissioner Šemeta and Vice-President Kroes on Taxation of the Digital Economy

28/05/2014

European Commission Brussels, 28 May 2014 Statement Receiving the report by the High Level Expert Group on Taxation of the Digital Economy today, EU Tax Commissioner Algirdas Šemeta stated: "This report provides very good food for thought.

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EU-China Customs Cooperation: An ambitious path forward

16/05/2014

European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Algirdas Šemeta Commissioner responsible for Taxation and Customs Union, Statistics, Audit and Anti-fraud Joint Customs Cooperation Committee (JCCC) Beijing, 13 May 2014 Minister Yu, Vice-Minister Sun, Ladies and Gentlemen, Let me first express my gratitude for the hospitality we have received on the occasion of...

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Speech: The changing landscape in global taxation

16/05/2014

European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Algirdas Šemeta Commissioner responsible for Taxation and Customs Union, Statistics, Audit and Anti-fraud Speech: Macao-EU Chamber of Commerce Macao, 13 May 2014 Ladies and Gentlemen, good afternoon.

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