Opinion Statement PAC/FC 1/2017 on the European Commission public consultation ‘Disincentives for advisers and intermediaries for potentially aggressive tax planning schemes’

CFE, the leading European federation of tax advisers, is pleased to submit comments to the European Commission on the public consultation of 10 November 2016 concerning introduction of effective disincentives for advisers, promoters and enablers of aggressive tax planning schemes resulting in tax avoidance or evasion. CFE welcomes the initiatives and efforts of the European Commission to contribute to more efficient tax systems where a level-playing field is secured throughout the EU internal market.

Further to the reply to this consultation, CFE wishes to summarise the main points and remarks related to the above European Commission initiative in an Opinion statement.