Commission orders Estonia and Poland to deliver missing information on tax practices; requests tax rulings from 15 Member States
See the fact sheet: "The EU's Taxation Action Plan" under 1) Global economy.
Extension to the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia of the Conventions on customs transit and Simplification of customs formalities
The UK cannot apply to all housing a reduced VAT rate for the supply and installation of energy-saving materials as that rate is reserved to social housing
See the Court's press release No 65/2015.
See the Court's press release No 62/2015.
Study on 'Assessment of the application and the impact of the VAT exemption for importation of small consignments'
See the 4th news item.
Agenda includes structural reforms and the implementation of Country-Specific Recommendations. See "Announcements".
Excise duties: An evaluation of current arrangements for movements of excise goods released for consumption is available on line
Documents from the 102nd and 103rd VAT Committee meetings have now been published there. That includes the document on the CJEU case C-7/13 'Skandia America'.
…welcoming the extension of the EU pilot project until September 2018.
See our new web page.
Detailed information on that service for businesses is on our new web page.
See the taxation cases involving Belgium and France.
IP/15/4675 - Taxation: Commission refers Greece to Court regarding the discriminatory tax exemption for primary residences
IP/15/4674 – Taxation: Commission refers Greece to Court regarding the inheritance tax treatment of bequests to non-profit organisations
Fighting tax evasion: Commission concludes negotiations with Switzerland on landmark tax transparency agreement
See our revamped web page.
…and a new web section with information for very small businesses ('micro-business').
Taxation: The video, speeches and presentations of the conference on corporate debt bias are now available on line
A new e-publication in the "The EU explained" series.
France and Luxembourg cannot apply a reduced rate of VAT to the supply of electronic books, in contrast with paper books, EU Court of Justice says
See the Court's press release No 30/2015.
Call for expressions of interest for a FISCALIS workshop on "VAT rules for passenger transport", Ankara, 27-29 April 2015
The deadline for expressions of interest is 16 March 2015.
See the Annex on Findings and the 27 reports, notably their Taxation/fiscal framework/ fiscal policy sections.
See the cases regarding taxation in Finland, Ireland and the UK under "2. Reasoned opinions".
IP/15/4495 - Taxation: Commission refers Portugal to Court for failing to amend registration tax for second-hand vehicles in compliance with EU law
IP/15/4493 - Taxation: Germany referred to the Court for limitation of VAT exemption granted to shared services
See the 10th question on energy taxation.
The links will not work before that. See also the latest version of the programme.
New VAT Committee guidelines on the refund of VAT to taxable persons registered under the Mini One Stop Shop now available on line
See under Guidelines.
European Commission lays the foundation for a fairer and more transparent approach to taxation in EU
The Council is due to adopt conclusions on the Annual Growth Survey, which sets out the EU's economic and social priorities for 2015.
Taxation: "Promoting the internal market and economic growth", a new publication in the "The EU explained" series
It is available in English and will soon exist in other EU languages.
For alcohol and energy products please select the category and click on 'Rates'.
Taxation: a few seats left for the 23-24 February conference on "Corporate debt bias: Economic insights and Policy Options”
State aid: Commission accepts commitments from France on fiscal exemptions for certain maritime chartering services in France
Taxation: You can still attend the 23-24 February conference on "Corporate debt bias: Economic insights and Policy Options”
Registration for the joint European Commission/IMF event is open until 6 February 2015.
Ministers are due to adopt an amendment to the EU’s parent-subsidiary directive for preventing corporate tax avoidance.
Company taxation: European Commission decides to extend mandate of EU Joint Transfer Pricing Forum expert group…
…and publishes a call for applications for the selection of organisations for the Joint Transfer Pricing Forum.
Commission publishes non-confidential version of decision to open an investigation into transfer pricing arrangements on corporate taxation of Amazon (Luxembourg)
Factsheets and legal texts on Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) are available on line
See the sections on Customs duties, Rules of origin and Customs/Trade facilitation.