Taxation and Customs Union



Travelling in Europe? Find out the taxation and customs-related rules you need to be aware of including customs allowances, duty and tax free rules, VAT rules, travelling with pets and baggage controls.

Personal taxation

Find out about the rules governing the taxation of savings, inheritance tax, pensions, securities income, cross-border workers and double taxation conventions between Member States.

Buying online

Find out more about when you need to pay customs duties, excise duties or Value Added Tax (VAT) when buying online for personal use.

Personal car taxation

EU rules that apply to car registration and circulation taxes; EU recommendation on avoiding double taxation

Have your say

The European Commission’s public consultations webpage.