The EU will finance over 1.800 pieces of customs control equipment in the next three years, under the Customs Control Equipment Instrument (CCEI).
On 3 June 2022, finance ministers adopted a directive amending EU VAT legislation to extend the application period of the optional VAT reverse charge mechanism until 31 December 2026
The Commission and Member State tax authorities have set up a subgroup on tax enforcement in the ‘Freeze and Seize' Task Force steered by Commissioner Reynders to step up their efforts against sanctioned Russians and Belarusians individuals and companies, as well as their associates
New “TEDB" e-Learning course that guides through all the functionalities of the “Taxes in Europe” Database (TEDB) that covers around 650 main taxes in revenue terms is now publically available on the EU Customs & Tax EU Learning Portal
An updated version of the guidance document on the Registered Exporter (the REX system) is available.
Following its introduction, the new framework simplifies VAT compliance in relation to cross-border business-to-consumer e-commerce supplies and introduces greater transparency for EU shoppers when it comes to pricing and consumer choice.
Joint Statement to the World Customs Organization on the aggression against Ukraine
OECD public consultation on Amount A: Regulated Financial Services Exclusion
On 11 May 2022, the European Commission proposed a debt-equity bias reduction allowance, or DEBRA, to help businesses access the financing they need and to become more resilient.
Commission publishes Recommendation to step up cooperation between the EU and Norway in the fight against VAT fraud and recovery of claims