CFE’s EU Tax Top 5 – Round-up of EU Tax Policy News – 13 September 2021

2021-09-14T09:43:24+02:00

BRUSSELS | 13 SEPTEMBER 2021 ECOFIN Discuss International Tax Agreement  In a press release issued following the ECOFIN meeting which took place last week in Brdo, Slovenia, Executive Vice-President Dombrovskis confirmed that the OECD two-pillar agreement on international corporate taxation was a main topic of discussion during the meeting, stating that "A large majority of EU countries have endorsed the agreement...This is [...]

CFE’s EU Tax Top 5 – Round-up of EU Tax Policy News – 6 September 2021

2021-09-09T13:38:54+02:00

BRUSSELS | 6 SEPTEMBER 2021 OECD's International Tax Agreement to Eliminate Double Taxation In a recent interview, Pascal Saint-Amans, Director of the Center for Tax Policy and Administration said that the technical agreement being finalised by the Members of the Inclusive Framework in the Two-Pillar agreement on taxation of the digital economy and minimal global [...]

CFE’s EU Tax Top 5 – Round-up of EU Tax Policy News – 9 August 2021

2021-08-10T13:02:50+02:00

BRUSSELS | 9 AUGUST 2021 OECD's Forum on Harmful Tax Practices Publishes Peer Reviews  The OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS has approved peer review results of the Forum on Harmful Tax Practices, in which it reviewed preferential tax regimes and made conclusions concerning 25 different regimes. The results confirm that a harmful offshore banking regime in Australia had been abolished [...]

CFE’s EU Tax Top 5 – Round-up of EU Tax Policy News – 26 July 2021

2021-07-29T09:25:14+02:00

BRUSSELS | 26 JULY 2021 EU Commission Publishes Anti-Money Laundering Legislative Package The European Commission has now published its Anti-Money Laundering legislative package, which will upgrade the existing EU anti-money laundering legislative (AML) framework. The package consists of four proposals, namely: A Regulation establishing a new EU AML/CFT Authority; A Regulation on AML/CFT, containing directly-applicable rules, including [...]

CFE’s EU Tax Top 5 – Round-up of EU Tax Policy News – 19 July 2021

2021-07-20T13:31:11+02:00

BRUSSELS | 19 JULY 2021 EU: Landmark Climate Policy Package  On 14 July, the European Commission proposed an ambitious climate policy package, encompassing multiple policy instruments to deliver on the European Green Deal Commitment to make Europe a carbon neutral continent by 2050, and to cut carbon emissions 55% by 2030. The package includes a number [...]

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

2021-07-14T14:05:37+02:00

BRUSSELS | 12 JULY 2021 G20 Reach Global Tax Deal in Venice G20 Finance Minsters reached a historic agreement to establish a minimum global corporate tax rate of at least 15%, building on momentum from the recent G7 deal and the global agreement on international tax reform reached based on a two-pillar solution which allows multinational companies to pay more [...]

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

2021-07-06T11:33:04+02:00

BRUSSELS | 5 JULY 2021 130 Countries Sign Historic Agreement on International Tax Reform 130 countries signed last week the global agreement on international tax reform, based on a two-pillar solution which allows multinational companies to pay more tax in the countries where they operate as well as a global minimum tax rate. As estimated by [...]

CFE’s EU Tax Top 5 – Round-up of EU Tax Policy News – 28 June 2021

2021-06-30T10:55:55+02:00

BRUSSELS | 28 JUNE 2021 Slovenia Sets Out Priorities for the EU Presidency: Mid-July Proposal on Digital Levy The Republic of Slovenia is taking over the rotating presidency of the European Union on 1 July. The Slovenian Presidency of the Council will focus on a number of priority areas in the economic and taxation sphere. Particular [...]

CFE’s EU Tax Top 5 – Round-up of EU Tax Policy News – 21 June 2021

2021-06-24T10:05:07+02:00

BRUSSELS | 21 JUNE 2021 CFE Discussion Paper: "If It Is Legal, Is It Acceptable?" - An Ethics Quality Bar for All Advisers  Against the backdrop of recent actions by governments and lawmakers, such as the G7 agreement on minimal global corporation tax and anti-tax avoidance initiatives of the EU, CFE has issued a discussion paper founded on its [...]

CFE’s EU Tax Top 5 – Round-up of EU Tax Policy News – 14 June 2021

2021-06-17T13:51:42+02:00

BRUSSELS | 14 JUNE 2021 ECOFIN Ministers to Discuss VAT Rates Finance Ministers from the Economic and Financial Affairs Council at their meeting this week on 18 June will discuss VAT issues and economic recovery from the coronavirus crisis in Europe. In addition, Ministers will exchange views on financial services, fiscal sustainability, the European Semester 2021 [...]

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