Opinion Statement CFE 2/2020 on the 2020 OECD Consultation on the Pillar 1 & 2 Blueprints

2020-12-16T16:25:05+01:00

CFE takes note of the blueprints for Pillar 1 (review of profit allocation and nexus rules to reflect digital business models) and Pillar 2 (global anti-base erosion rules for a minimum effective taxation rate) published by the OECD Secretariat in October 2020 concerning work to advance international negotiations in an attempt to ensure large [...]

Opinion Statement FC 7/2020 on the EU Consultations on the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism & Energy Taxation Directive

2020-12-11T12:00:15+01:00

CFE Tax Advisers Europe welcomes the opportunity to provide input on the EU consultations concerning the Energy Taxation Directive and the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism. Climate changes affects us all. CFE accordingly welcomed the goal announced by European Commission President Von der Leyen during her first State of the Union address on 16 September [...]

Opinion Statement FC 6/2020 on the EU Consultation on the EU TOMS VAT Regime

2020-10-08T10:41:32+02:00

CFE Tax Advisers Europe welcomed the recent opportunity to provide input on the EU consultation evaluating the EU VAT rules for travel agents and tour operators. CFE consider that there is a need to reform the TOMS scheme, although we do not see the need for reform as being purely due to the fact [...]

CFE Opinion Statement PAC 3/2020 on the EU Commission Consultation on the AML Action Plan

2020-08-26T13:34:09+02:00

CFE Tax Advisers Europe has published a statement responding to the European Commission Public Consultation on an Action-Plan for a Comprehensive Union Policy on Preventing Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing. CFE welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the European Union public consultation on further strengthening the Union policy and legislative framework on anti-money laundering [...]

Opinion Statement FC 5/2020 on Unharmonized Reporting Obligations in VAT

2020-08-14T11:10:35+02:00

CFE Tax Advisers Europe has published a statement addressed to the European Commission highlighting issues with the lack of harmonization in VAT reporting within the European Union. The VAT system within the European Union should be moving towards a system of increased harmonization to facilitate the single market. However, when it comes to the [...]

European Tax Professionals Call for Better Tax Governance – Joint Statement of CFE Tax Advisers Europe and Accountancy Europe

2020-07-13T14:57:57+02:00

European Tax Professionals Call for Better Tax Governance - Joint Statement of CFE Tax Advisers Europe and Accountancy Europe Ahead of the European Commission Anti-fraud tax package, Accountancy Europe and CFE Tax Advisers Europe, leading European associations for tax professionals, highlight three areas for policymakers in which the current tax system could be improved [...]

CFE Opinion Statement TTC 1/2020 on Tax Administration Data Collection Practices

2020-07-08T11:25:29+02:00

The CFE Tax Technology Committee was established in January 2018 in response to CFE’s recognition of the importance of digitalisation in the administration of taxes and the performance of the tax profession. CFE welcomes the opportunities for efficiency of tax administration that digitalisation provides. We are wholly focused on the role of tax professionals, [...]

CFE Opinion Statement – EU Action Concerning Leniency on DAC6 Enforcement of Penalties

2020-04-22T14:30:20+02:00

CFE Tax Advisers Europe has published a statement addressed to the European Commission and the Council of the European Union, seeking leniency in the enforcement of penalties concerning the EU Directive on mandatory disclosure rules (“DAC6”). Due to the extraordinary consequences of the Covid-19 outbreak which have resulted in severe disruption across the European [...]

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

2020-04-03T14:02:57+02:00

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 [...]

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