Taxation and Customs Union

Conference "Taxation, investment and innovation: a triptych for balanced growth"


17-18 November, Brussels

Stimulating investment and innovation for the purpose of growth and job creation are high priorities for policy makers globally.

Taxation has a direct and indirect effect on investment and innovation. The European Commission's Directorate-General Taxation and Customs Union and the International Monetary Fund are hosting a high-level conference on the topic discussing questions such as:

  • Why and how does taxation matter for economic growth?
  • How can fiscal incentives support knowledge creation?
  • How can tax systems help grow innovation leaders?
  • Tax and the collaborative economy: what are the challenges and opportunities?
  • How will technological advances change taxation over the next decade?

Programme and list of speakers.

The presentations are now available.

Webcasts of the sessions

17 November 2016

18 November 2016

Photos of the conference (Click on the image for more pictures)

17 November

Day 1 - Taxation Conference 2016

18 November

Day 2 - Taxation Conference 2016

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