Opinion Statement PAC 4/2018 on the EU Whistleblowers Protection

2018-07-24T12:51:44+02:00

CFE Tax Advisers Europe has issued an Opinion Statement on the European Commission proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of persons reporting on breaches of EU law. This statement sets out CFE’s support for the proposals that seek to establish horizontal rules for protection of [...]

Opinion Statement PAC 5/2018 on the legal professional privilege reporting waiver set out in the EU Mandatory Disclosure Rules Directive (DAC6)

2018-07-24T12:39:58+02:00

CFE Tax Advisers Europe has issued an Opinion Statement PAC 5/2018 on the legal professional privilege reporting requirement waiver set out in Article 8ab(5) of the Council Directive (EU) 2018/822 of 25 May 2018 (“DAC6” or “Mandatory Disclosure Rules Directive”). This statement sets out CFE’s expectation that European Union Member states will fully respect the legal [...]

Opinion Statement on the Importance of Taxpayers Rights, Codes and Charters on Tax Good Governance

2018-06-06T15:52:32+02:00

CFE Tax Advisers Europe has issued an Opinion Statement on the importance of taxpayer rights, codes and charters on tax good governance. CFE Tax Advisers Europe have long advocated the fundamental importance of taxpayers’ rights for tax good governance, and the role that clear statements of taxpayer, and tax administration, rights and obligations, can play [...]

Opinion Statement on Problems Caused by VAT Numbers

2018-06-06T15:36:05+02:00

CFE Tax Advisers Europe has issued an Opinion Statement which seeks to highlight two problems that arise from the way in which the place of supply rules and VAT invoicing requirements interrelate, and proposes solutions on how to resolve these issues. The first problem relates to supplies of services to a trader established in [...]

Opinion Statement on EU Commission Digital Services Tax Proposal

2018-06-06T15:35:30+02:00

CFE Tax Advisers Europe has issued an Opinion Statement on the European Commission proposal of 21 March 2018 for a Council Directive on the common system of a digital services tax on revenues resulting from the provision of certain digital services. CFE supports the ongoing process of reaching a globally acceptable solution for the [...]

PAC Opinion Statement 2/2018 on the European Parliament Inquiry Recommendations

2018-04-09T11:36:26+02:00

The CFE has published an Opinion Statement PAC 2/2018 on the European Parliament Recommendations to the Council and Commission following the inquiry into money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion of 13 December 2017. It encompasses the following remarks: CFE highlights that the vast majority of tax advisers help individuals, SMEs and large businesses [...]

PAC Opinion Statement 1/2018 on the OECD Consultation on Mandatory Disclosure Rules

2018-04-09T11:36:53+02:00

On behalf of the Global Tax Advisers’ Cooperation Forum (GTACF), the CFE has published an Opinion Statement PAC 1/2018 in response to the OECD consultation draft regarding new tax rules requiring disclosure of Common Reporting Standard (“CRS”) avoidance arrangements and offshore structures. The Global Tax Advisers’ Cooperation Forum (GTACF) was established by the CFE Tax Advisers [...]

FC Opinion Statement 10/2017 – Position Paper on the EU Public Consultation on the Fair Taxation of the Digital Economy

2018-04-09T11:37:16+02:00

This Opinion Statement by the CFE Fiscal Committee is in response to EU public consultation on the fair taxation of the digital economy. The CFE believes that the EU should focus its attention on internationally agreed long-term solutions and that short-term or unilateral action is not the best way forward and any European proposals [...]