European Commission

Weekly meeting | 18/03/2015

Commission presents Tax Transparency Package and welcomes French Prime Minister Valls

Press conference by Pierre Moscovici, Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and CustomsPress conference by Pierre Moscovici, Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs

The Commission presented a package of tax transparency measures as part of its ambitious agenda to tackle corporate tax avoidance in the EU. During its weekly meeting the College of Commissioners also welcomed French Prime Minister Manuel Valls.

The European Commission presented a package of tax transparency measures as part of its ambitious agenda to tackle corporate tax avoidance and harmful tax competition in the EU. A key element of this Tax Transparency Package is a proposal to introduce the automatic exchange of information between Member States on their tax rulings.

During its weekly meeting, the College of Commissioners also welcomed French Prime Minister Manuel Valls and had an exchange of views with him on the budgetary situation in France, the fight against terrorism, the preparation of the December 2015 Climate Paris Summit and the main current geopolitical developments.  

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