Taxation and Customs Union


EU Tax Policy Strategy

The EU’s tax agenda – what we do and why we do it.

Company taxation

Company tax, double taxation conventions, efforts to remove tax obstacles to cross-border trade, initiatives for small businesses, transfer pricing, harmful tax competition, and more.

Fighting tax fraud and tax evasion

EU initiatives to fight tax fraud and tax evasion. ATAD, ATAP, CCTB, the EU blacklist, taxation of the digital economy, transparency, and more.

Value added tax (VAT)

General information on VAT, VAT directives by topic, national and EU rules and guidelines, information on VAT refunds and on buying cars, buying online and national contact points.

Excise duties

Information on excise-duties; specific taxes applied on alcoholic beverages, manufactured tobacco products and energy products.

Tax Co-operation and control

Cooperation between businesses and Member States, administrative cooperation between tax administrations, tax recovery, the Fiscalis 2020 programme, tax identification numbers (TIN).

Economic analysis of taxation

How taxation influences the economy, European Semester, Taxes in Europe Database, taxation trends, studies on taxation.

Personal taxation

Taxation of savings, inheritance tax, pensions, securities income, cross-border workers and double taxation conventions between Member States.

Other taxes

Taxation of the financial sector, Passenger car taxation, contribution on airline tickets, taxes in the Canary Islands, dock dues in French overseas departments.

Conferences and events

Conferences and other events on taxation and customs topics.

EU Training

EU Training and Competency frameworks for Customs and Taxation


Taxation and customs legislation, infringements, case law.