All news items 2014
EU Commissioner Šemeta welcomes G20 Finance Ministers' agreement on global tax transparency standard
See also our web page and video in 23 languages on the fight against tax fraud and tax evasion.
See the taxation case involving Luxembourg on page 7.
IP/14/161 - Commission takes Luxembourg to Court of Justice over VAT in the case of independent groups of persons
EU Council of Ministers adopts conclusions on 2014 European Semester: macroeconomic and fiscal guidance to Member States
See paragraph 7 on taxation.
See under 'Other news'. The full texts of the reports (COM/2014/69 and 71) are online.
Read EU Commissioner Algirdas Šemeta's speech.
All EU official languages are covered as well as Chinese, Japanese and Russian.
IP/14/121 – Tackling tax fraud: Commission proposes stronger cooperation with non-EU countries on VAT
See also the questions and answers on VAT fraud (MEMO/14/90).
Taxation which disadvantages undertakings linked, within a group, to companies established in another Member State constitutes indirect discrimination
See Court of Justice press release No 14/2014.
Read the speech by Commissioner Šemeta. See our dedicated page for background information.
6th EU-Japan Joint Customs Cooperation Committee looks at Authorised Economic Operators, cargo risk assessment and the implementation of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement
The Greek Presidency of the Council will present its work programme, which includes a number of tax issues.
…and the consultation paper is now available in all official EU languages.
See the taxation cases involving Belgium and Portugal.
…for another year and one EU country – Finland – added to the list of participants. See 9th item under Other news.
IP/14/37 - Operation "Warehouse": Major joint customs operation prevents large losses to the EU's and Member States' budgets
For further information on this and other joint customs operations see MEMO/14/33.
IP/14/31 - Free movement of people: Commission to tackle tax discrimination against mobile EU citizens
Counterfeit and piracy: new manual for right-holders for completing the new application for action forms now available