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VAT 2015: January 1st is today!

23/12/2014

Check our revamped page on 'Telecommunications, broadcasting & electronic services' with the updated Q&Apdf.

 

Taxation: Three new studies are available on line

23/12/2014

“Removing cross-border tax obstacles”; Compliance costs; and the application and impact of the ‘Reverse Charge Mechanism’ within the EU VAT system.

 

Commissioner Moscovici hails new VAT rules for e-services

19/12/2014

See the statement under "Other news" and the Questions & Answers on VAT changes from 2015.

 

VAT: Public consultation on 'Review of VAT legislation for the public sector'

19/12/2014

Contributions and summary report are now available on the consultation web page.

 

Preparation of Economic and Finance Ministers Council, 9 December, Brussels

08/12/2014

Agreement on anti-abuse clause of Parent Subsidiary Directive and decision on mandatory exchange of tax information are expected.

 

VAT: beware of fake messages and forms!pdf

26/11/2014

Only tax authorities can handle registration of businesses and issue VAT numbers and this service is in principle free of charge.

 

MEMO/14/2130 – November infringements package: main decisions

26/11/2014

See the taxation cases involving France and Romania.

 
 

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29/01/2010
IP/10/99 - Success in the fight against counterfeiting: results of ASEM joint customs operation Choose translations of the previous link 

See also MEMO/10/23 Choose translations of the previous link 

29/01/2010
European Commission publishes Taxation Paper No 20 on 'The 2008 financial crisis and taxation policy'

See our website

28/01/2010
IP/10/94 - Direct taxes: The European Commission formally requests Belgium to change its provisions with regard to the higher taxation of dividends and interest received by foreign investment funds Choose translations of the previous link 
 
28/01/2010
IP/10/93 - Direct Taxation: Commission opens a new infringement procedure against Greece for failure to comply with a Court judgment concerning taxation of income from inbound dividends Choose translations of the previous link 
 
28/01/2010
IP/10/92 - Car taxation: The European Commission calls on Portugal to change its legislation on annual circulation tax on motor vehicles Choose translations of the previous link 
 
28/01/2010
IP/10/91 - Direct taxes: The European Commission formally requests Belgium to amend certain provisions on the taxation of dividends Choose translations of the previous link 
 
28/01/2010
IP/10/90 - VAT - Commission pursues infringement proceedings against Denmark regarding VAT exemptions Choose translations of the previous link 
 
28/01/2010
IP/10/85 - Direct Taxation: Commission requests Greece to amend its tax provisions on tax deductibility of certain categories of consumer expenditure Choose translations of the previous link 
 
28/01/2010
IP/10/84 - Direct taxes: The European Commission formally requests Spain to amend certain rules related to the appointment of fiscal representatives Choose translations of the previous link 
 
28/01/2010
IP/10/83 - Capital duty: The European Commission formally requests Spain to abolish its transfer tax on certain contributions of capital Choose translations of the previous link 
 
26/01/2010
Consolidated version of the VAT Directive (without legally binding value) published in the EUR-Lex data base

See the EUR-Lex data base

21/01/2010
Conference: Register for the fourth Brussels Tax Forum, 1-2 March 2010
 
20/01/2010
A seminar with one of the 2009 tax thesis award winners will take place on 25 January 2010 in Brussels

See the details on our dedicated web page

20/01/2010
Taxation: EU Council agrees on recovery of taxes and examines other anti-fraud measures

For further information see the Council press releasepdf (page 7 and 8) and our "Recovery" web page.

20/01/2010
VAT: The Table of Derogations updated as at 31 December 2009 is now available

See our dedicated web page

18/01/2010
MEMO/10/5 - Preparation of Eurogroup and Economic and Finance Ministers Council, Brussels, 18 and 19 January 2010 Choose translations of the previous link 

The agenda includes anti-tax fraud measures: proposals for three Directives (Savings Tax; administrative co-operation; recovery), an agreement with Liechtenstein and mandates for agreements with other European countries.

13/01/2010
IP/10/14 - Commission authorises Hungarian fiscal aid for transport coordination Choose translations of the previous link 
 
05/01/2010
Customs: Codified version of Regulation setting up an EU system of reliefs from customs duty has applied since 1 January 2010

See the codified version in the EU Official Journalpdf