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FISCO - Fiscal Compliance Group

Having delivered its advice on the removal of fiscal compliance barriers to the clearing and settlement of cross-border securities transactions within the EU, the European Commission’s Clearing and Settlement Fiscal Compliance (“FISCO”) expert group, chaired by the Commission, continues the work in this important area.

Presentation of the group

FISCO reports

09.02.2010Booklet: "Simplified Withholding Tax Relief Procedures"pdf Choose translations of the previous link 
19.10.2009  Securities income: Commission recommends simplified procedures for claiming cross-border with­holding tax relief
23.10.2007The FISCO Group presents the solutions to fiscal compliance barriers related to clearing and settlement of cross-border securities transactions
19.04.2006The FISCO Group publishes the fact finding study on fiscal compliance procedures related to clearing and settlement within the EU

Latest developments

19.10.2009   The European Commission adopts the Recommendation on withholding tax relief procedures (C(2009)7924 final) See FISCO REPORTS
03.02.2010Publication of the booklet "Simplified Withholding Tax Relief Procedures" See FISCO REPORTS