CFE’s Global Tax Top 10 Issue 04 2020

Please see below Edition 04 of 2020 of CFE’s monthly publication “CFE’s Global Tax Top 10”. CFE’s Global Tax Top 10 builds on a long-standing tax technical and policy cooperation between CFE, AOTCA (Asia-Oceania Tax Consultants Association) and WAUTI (West African Union of Tax Institutes), which are the leading tax professionals’ organisations of the [...]

2020-05-05T11:35:33+02:00Categories: Uncategorized|

In Memoriam of Giuseppe Barranco Di Valdivieso

It is with deep sadness that the CFE Tax Advisers Europe Executive Board Members and CFE Office Team join together in paying their respects to the late Giuseppe Barranco Di Valdivieso. Giuseppe Barranco Di Valdivieso’s contributions to CFE Tax Advisers Europe during his 20 years of dedicated and selfless service were many and varied. [...]

2020-04-16T15:02:45+02:00Categories: Uncategorized|

CFE’s EU Tax Top 5 – Round-up of EU Tax Policy News – 14 April 2020

In order to help you keep informed of recent EU & international tax policy developments, please see below the “CFE’s Tax Top 5” for a summary of the main developments. This week’s edition looks at the following: German Upcoming EU Presidency Tax Priorities: Return of the FTT; Eurogroup Agree on 500 Billion Euro COVID-19 [...]

2020-06-15T14:47:46+02:00Categories: Uncategorized|

CFE Opinion Statement CFE 1/2020 on the potential Commission initiative to strengthen the Directive on Administrative Cooperation in Direct Taxation

This Opinion Statement discusses the EU Commission consultation undertaken in Q1 2020 concerning a potential initiative to strengthen the Directive on Administrative Cooperation in Direct Taxation, concerning the ability of tax administrations across the EU to obtain tax-related information on taxpayers who generate income via the digital platform economy. CFE Tax Advisers Europe welcomes [...]

2020-04-03T14:02:55+02:00Categories: Uncategorized|

Message from the CFE Executive Board on the Covid-19 Impact

As each and every one of us is impacted by the alarming spread of COVID-19 outbreak and how it is affecting our lives, the CFE Executive Board had, regretfully, taken the difficult decision to cancel the CFE Annual Forum, the General Assembly and all the Technical meetings in April. At present, it is uncertain what [...]

2020-03-30T14:18:47+02:00Categories: Uncategorized|

CFE Opinion Statement FC 4/2020 concerning double taxation in VAT

Double taxation in all its forms inhibits the single market. It is possibly surprising that VAT, which is largely, but not completely, a harmonised tax within the European Union, has no formal cross border mechanisms for avoiding double taxation. In the direct tax sphere, there are double tax treaties between countries. Within the Union, [...]

2020-03-27T13:49:16+01:00Categories: Uncategorized|

CFE Opinion Statement FC 3/2020 on the Directive on Tax Dispute Resolution Mechanisms in the European Union

Double taxation impedes the ability of entrepreneurs operating cross-border to develop their business and consequently decreases the competitiveness of the Single Market. Easily accessible, efficient and effective dispute resolution mechanisms are a crucial element in achieving fair and effective taxation within the Single Market. CFE accordingly welcomed the Commission’s intention to expand and improve [...]

2020-03-20T13:00:35+01:00Categories: Uncategorized|

In Memoriam of Professor Mario Boidi

It is with deep sadness that the CFE Tax Advisers Europe Executive Board Members and CFE Office Team join together in paying their respects to the late Professor Mario Boidi. Professor Boidi was a Founding Father of the European Tax Profession within the CFE Tax Advisers Europe (1959-2020), wearing the hats of CFE Delegate [...]

2020-03-16T15:57:51+01:00Categories: Uncategorized|

CFE Opinion Statement FC 2/2020 concerning the deduction of import VAT on the import of goods

The CFE Fiscal Committee has prepared an Opinion Statement on issues concerning the deduction of import VAT on the import of goods, arising from the decision of the Court of Justice of the EU in the case of C-187/14 Skatteministeriet v DSV Road A/S. In its decision, the Court of Justice took the view that a [...]

2020-03-12T16:44:41+01:00Categories: Uncategorized|