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Weekly Tax News – 16 May 2022

- European Commission unveils its proposal for a debt-equity bias reduction allowance

- European Commission to phase out the State Aid COVID Temporary Framework

- Experts and MEPs discuss Russian oligarchs’ hidden wealth

- MEPs ask the Commission to add the United Arab Emirates to its AML blacklist

- Conference on the Future of Europe: which tax proposals?

- ETAF conference “Professional regulation: a cornerstone for curbing down abusive tax avoidance"

Weekly Tax News – 9 May 2022

- European Commission proposes a 6th package of sanctions against Russia

- OECD consults on the regulated financial services exclusion under Pillar I

- EP gives its greenlight to the extension of the Reverse Charge Mechanism 

- New study on the offshore real estate in Dubai

- ETAF responds to the European Commission consultation on VAT in the digital age

Weekly Tax News – 2 May 2022

- European Commission announces its plan to regulate tax advice in the EU

- Commission issues guidance on energy tax cuts

- MEPs adopt their opinion on Pillar II

- European Commission’s seminar on tax compliance costs for SMEs

- European Commission’s recommendation to strengthen the VAT cooperation with Norway

- ECJ rejects Airbnb plea on Belgian information for tax authorities

- ETAF annual report 2021

PRESS RELEASE - ETAF welcomes the FISC hearing on reinforcing the regulation of tax intermediaries

Weekly Tax News – 25 April 2022

- Implementing Directive for Pillar II: MEPs finally agree to stick to the OECD tax deal

- EPPO takes stock of its activities in 2021

ICRICT calls on G20 to establish a global asset registry

- FATF agrees on its priorities for 2022-2024

Weekly Tax News – 19 April 2022

- EU studying how to make Russia pay for the war bill

- Russian oligarchs escape EU sanctions with shell companies

- OECD consults on extractives carveout under Pillar I

- MEPs look at the impact of new technologies on taxation

- European Commission evaluates the current excise duty rules on alcohol

Weekly Tax News – 11 April 2022

- ETAF gives feedback to the Commission on the UNSHELL Directive

- Poland blocks agreement on the Implementing Directive for Pillar II

- OECD consults on the scope under Amount A of Pillar I

- New public consultation on Withholding Taxes

- Germany requested to bring its tax rules on dividends and interest paid to charities in line with EU law

- European Commission reports on tax compliance costs for SMEs

- Definitive adoption of the VAT rates reform

- European Commission’s recommendations on VAT collection

- VAT fraud: new detailed rules on CESOP

- Commission consults on its digital euro

Weekly Tax News – 4 April 2022

- Implementing Directive for Pillar II: a new attempt at compromise on 5 April

- Joe Biden proposes replacing the BEAT by the UTPR rule

- Experts say tax advisors in the Netherlands should be regulated

- European Commission considering relaxing energy taxation rules

- European Commission urges Member States to withdraw golden passports granted to Putin’s allies

Weekly Tax News – 28 March 2022

- EU takes new measures to face the Ukraine-Russia war

- Charles Michel re-elected president of the European Council

- MEPs disagree on minimum corporate tax rate

- MEPs quiz experts on the AML package

-MEPs call for coordinated windfall profits taxes

- OECD consults on a new global tax transparency framework for crypto assets

Weekly Tax News – 21 March 2022

- Fourth round of EU sanctions against Russia

- Poland, Sweden, Malta and Estonia not ready to agree on the Implementing Directive for Pillar II

- MEP Aurore Lalucq publishes her draft report on minimum taxation

- ETAF positions itself on the Implementing Directive for Pillar II

- OECD consults on Implementation Framework and releases Commentary to Pillar II

- Member States agree on CBAM

- Council adopts conclusions on the implementation of the VAT e-commerce package

- MEPs quiz the Chair of the Code of Conduct Group on business taxation

- EU Tax Observatory advocates for a European Asset Registry

Weekly Tax News – 14 March 2022

- New EU sanctions against Russia and a State aid Temporary Crisis Framework

- Green/EFA proposals to prevent Russian oligarchs from abusing EU structures to hide their wealth

- Implementing Directive for Pillar II: several open issues ahead of Ecofin meeting

- Agreement in sight on CBAM at EU Council

- European Commission confirms that Member States can tax windfall profits made by energy companies

- European Parliament calls for a ban on golden passports

- MEPs support a European withholding tax framework

- Green light of the EP to the agreement on VAT tax rates

- DG TAXUD publishes its management plan for 2022