CFE’s EU Tax Top 5 – Round-up of EU Tax Policy News – 29 March 2021

2021-03-30T09:31:10+02:00

BRUSSELS | 29 MARCH 2021 EU Expands DAC Framework with Digital Platforms  The European Union adopted an amendment to the Directive on administrative cooperation and exchange of information in the field of taxation (DAC7), expanding the mandatory reporting requirements to digital platforms. As a result, platforms doing business in the Single Market and non-EU digital platform operators [...]

CFE’s EU Tax Top 5 – Round-up of EU Tax Policy News – 22 March 2021

2021-03-23T10:40:08+01:00

BRUSSELS | 22 MARCH 2021 ECOFIN Discuss EU Digital Levy Plans At the informal ECOFIN meeting held on 16 March, Ministers discussed progress on agreeing a means of taxing the digitalisation of the economy at international level, and the current EU proposals to introduce a digital levy in order to introduce a EU-own revenue source [...]

CFE’s EU Tax Top 5 – Round-up of EU Tax Policy News – 15 March 2021

2021-03-16T09:49:20+01:00

BRUSSELS | 15 MARCH 2021 Public Consultation on DAC8 EU Exchange of Information on Crypto-Assets & e-Money The EU Commission has launched a public consultation questionnaire on expanding the current directive on administrative cooperation, to provide for the exchange of information in the field of taxation to include crypto-assets and e-money. The questionnaire seeks to gather [...]

CFE’s EU Tax Top 5 – Round-up of EU Tax Policy News – 8 March 2021

2021-03-09T10:48:56+01:00

BRUSSELS | 8 MARCH 2021 EU Commission Publishes Roadmap on Business Taxation for the 21st Century The EU Commission has published a Roadmap concerning its upcoming Communication on Business Taxation for the 21st Century, which will present the Commission’s plan for reforming EU corporate taxation to be “fit for the realities of the modern global economy”. [...]

CFE’s EU Tax Top 5 – Round-up of EU Tax Policy News – 1 March 2021

2021-03-02T10:19:30+01:00

BRUSSELS | 1 MARCH 2021 Agreement on Digital Tax Within Reach After US Policy 'U-Turn' This week's key tax policy news comes from Washington DC. The new US Secretary of Treasury Dr Janet Yellen confirmed that President Biden's administration is ready to drop the 'safe harbour' requirement, a key obstacle to an international agreement on Pillar [...]

CFE’s EU Tax Top 5 – Round-up of EU Tax Policy News – 22 February 2021

2021-02-23T10:28:42+01:00

BRUSSELS | 22 FEBRUARY 2021 EU Council Updates EU Tax Blacklist The EU’s list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for taxation purposes was updated by the Council of the EU on 22 February 2021. Dominica was added to the Blacklist following on from its OECD Global Forum peer review report on transparency and exchange of information, in which its compliance [...]

CFE’s EU Tax Top 5 – Round-up of EU Tax Policy News – 15 February 2021

2021-02-16T10:25:00+01:00

BRUSSELS | 15 FEBRUARY 2021 CFE Tax Advisers Europe Annual Report CFE Tax Advisers Europe, in cooperation with IBFD, has published its Annual Report, which can be viewed on the CFE website. The report details CFE's technical and policy work, relevant events and publications as well an overview of our activities aimed at Member organisations [...]

CFE’s EU Tax Top 5 – Round-up of EU Tax Policy News – 8 February 2021

2021-02-08T18:02:52+01:00

BRUSSELS | 8 FEBRUARY 2021 OpenLux: Tax Investigation into Luxembourg by Le Monde Le Monde has today revealed it has completed an extensive investigation into tax affairs in Luxembourg, which will be published in 5 chapters, concerning: transparency and beneficial ownership, French individuals, French families of great wealth, multinationals; and money laundering. Le Monde reportedly compiled information [...]

CFE’s EU Tax Top 5 – Round-up of EU Tax Policy News – 12 January 2021

2021-01-13T11:00:54+01:00

BRUSSELS | 12 JANUARY 2021 Christmas Miracle: Brexit Deal Reached  Negotiations for a comprehensive post-Brexit free trade agreement between the EU and the UK came down to the wire last year, with a deal reached on Christmas Eve, narrowly avoiding the much feared ‘cliff-edge’ scenario at the end of the transition period on 1 January [...]

CFE’s EU Tax Top 5 – Round-up of EU Tax Policy News – 21 December 2020

2020-12-21T14:16:19+01:00

BRUSSELS | 21 DECEMBER 2020 Brexit Deal Not Reached by EU Parliament Deadline A deal was not able to reached over the weekend in time to meet the EU Parliament’s deadline to ensure implementation prior to the end of the transition period on 1 January 2021. Bernd Lange, chair of the Parliament's trade committee, tweeted: "The consequence [...]

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