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Weekly Tax News – 23 September 2019

- Key decisions of the ECON Committee: a new chair and the permanent TAX subcommittee
- Commission’s evaluation on administrative cooperation in the field of taxation
- Tax rulings of 39 Belgian companies screened by the European Commission
- German Finance Minister relaunches public Country-by-Country Reporting

Weekly Tax News – 16 September 2019

- European Commission assessment report on the Energy Taxation Directive
- Constant growth of the VAT collected through the MOSS
- OECD Report on digital tax expected in October
- FTT to be discussed by the EU Coucil’s Tax Working Party

Weekly Tax News – 9 September 2019

- VAT Gap further decreased in 2017 according to the European Commission
- Finland’s Presidency ready to tackle CbCR, VAT and FTT in the Council
- Tax Policy Reforms in OECD countries
- Country-by-Country Reporting OECD peer review
- First Cum-Ex tax fraud trial in German court

Weekly Tax News – 2 September 2019

- Taxation of the digital economy: France and US to work together at OECD level
- The possible tax priorities of the next European Commission
- Luxembourg submits draft law implementing EU ATAD 2 to Parliament
- OECD releases stage 2 peer review reports on Mutual Agreement Procedure

Weekly Tax News – 22 July 2019

- European Court of Auditors points out VAT evasion in e-commerce transactions
- Commission considers extension of tax derogation for rum from French outermost regions
- Council adopts country specific recommendations for 2019
- G7 agrees in principle on effective minimum company taxation
- Ursula von der Leyen elected President of the European Commission

Weekly Tax News – 8 July 2019

- The EU top jobs and European Parliament’s committees
- New EU Tax Disputes Resolution Mechanism enters into force
- EESC study on the impacts of corporate tax on the European economy
- ESMA preliminary findings on cum ex scandal
- Tax Trends Report of the European Commission

Weekly Tax News – 1 July 2019

- The European Commission answers to the TAX3 Report
- The Netherlands propose EU taxation of aviation sector
- The European Committee of the Regions supports qualified majority voting on tax
- Finland takes over Council presidency for the next six months

noteWeekly Tax News – 24 June 2019

- Court of Justice of the European Union on Hungarian turnover-based tax
- Progress in the discussions about a Financial Transaction Tax (FTT)
- No agreement on EU top job

Weekly Tax News – 17 June 2019

- ECOFIN removed Dominica from EU tax blacklist and discussed FTT
- G20 agree on the OECD’s work plan on international tax reforms
- Environmental tax called for by various EU actors
- OECD Handbook for fighting against money laundering and terrorist financing

Weekly Tax News – 11 June 2019

- Simplified VAT for SMEs still discussed in the Council
- Taxation of aviation sector discussed by EU Transport Ministers
- European Commission referred Austria to the Court of Justice of the EU

Weekly Tax News – 6 June 2019

- European Elections: status of the negotiation for the Presidency of the Commission
- Competitiveness Council raised the question of fair taxation
- OECD Inclusive Framework’s work plan on the taxation of digital economy
- The U.S. to provide clarity on the taxation of cryptocurrencies
- New R&D tax incentives to be introduced in Germany