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Weekly Tax News – 18 January 2021

- European Commission launches impact assessment on Digital Levy
- Commission remarks that CBAM’s resources will be used to finance the EU budget
- CJEU rules against the Commission on fuel prices applied in an Italian region
- MEPs warns Commission that Brexit deal is weak on tax dumping
- ECtHR ruled in favour of Hungarian tax authority on disclosure of tax defaulters’ data

Weekly Tax News – 11 January 2021

- Washington suspends tariff action against France’s Digital Services Tax
- European Parliament expects more from DAC 7
- The tax priorities of the Portuguese Presidency
- Greens MEPs worried about the UK tax policy following the Brexit draft agreement

Weekly Tax News – 21 December 2020

- Commission proposes to change the interpretation of VAT rules
- Portuguese Presidency to push on Country-by-Country Reporting
- CJEU: the supply of heat by property owners to their members is subject to VAT
- TAXUD-WCO agreement on Customs Laboratory
- Italy and UK to chair G20 and G7

Weekly Tax News – 14 December 2020

- Commission requires Italy and Portugal to stop tax measures contrary to State aid rules
- MEPs push for changing the EU tax blacklist
- Advocate General asks CJEU to reassess its decision on Belgian excess profit tax
- European Commission welcomes decision on VAT exemption on vaccines and testing kits

Weekly Tax News – 7 December 2020

- ETAF Tax Conference on the role of tax advisers in strengthening tax compliance
- Greens/EFA calls the Portuguese Presidency to prioritise public CbCR
- EU Finance Ministers are satisfied from DAC7
- Coreper agrees on VAT exemption for VAT vaccines and test kits
- FISC subcommittee discuss harmful tax practices

Weekly Tax News – 30 November 2020

- Commission and Tax Administrations discuss tax compliance
- FISC subcommittee presents a motion to reform EU tax blacklist
- DAC 7 approved, DAC 8 launched
- French economist to lead the EU Tax Observatory
- ETAF Tax Conference 1 December 2020

Weekly Tax News – 23 November 2020

- MEPs discuss tax tools to strengthen economic recovery
- German Presidency reaches consensus on DAC7
- OECD MAP statistics released
- JURI Committee adopts report on corporate governance
- ETAF Tax Conference 1 December 2020

Weekly Tax News – 16 November 2020

- European Parliament approves post-Brexit rules for taxable persons in Northern Ireland
- MEPs ask the German Presidency to relaunch public CbCR
- Agreement on MFF brings a roadmap for tax-based new own resources
- ETAF Tax Conference 1 December 2020

Weekly Tax News – 9 November 2020

- German Presidency is pushing to approve DAC 7
- Council supports Commission in its fight against Money Laundering
- October Infringement Package: tax decisions
- ETAF Tax Conference 1 December 2020

Weekly Tax News – 2 November 2020

- Commission agrees to postpone international tax reform to mid-2021
- European Commission’s tax measures to support access to medical equipment
- VAT regime for financial and insurance services: Commission launches a Roadmap
- MEP Larrouturou on hunger strike for FTT

Weekly Tax News – 26 October 2020

- France and the U.S. are back to trade disputes
- Commission’s 2021 tax work programme focuses on Green Deal and Digital levy
- The European Parliament asks for updates on the international tax reform
- OECD international tax reform would increase global tax revenues