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Weekly Tax News – 10 January 2022

- France kicks off its Presidency of the EU Council

- EU launches the implementation process of the OECD Pillar II

- European Commission proposes new rules to go after shell companies

- European Commission proposes three new own resources for EU budget

- Commission extends customs and VAT waiver for imports of Covid-19 medical equipment

- MEP Mohammed Chahim wants a more ambitious CBAM

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Weekly Tax News – 20 December 2021

- European Commission considering an EU-wide regulation of tax advisers

- The OECD model rules on Pillar II to be released on Monday 20 December

- European Commission to propose three new EU own resources

- Fiat state aid case: advocate General Priit Pikamäe submits his opinion

- European Commission registers European Citizens’ Initiative for ‘Green VAT’

- Claes Bengtsson appointed Principal Adviser at DG TAXUD

Weekly Tax News – 13 December 2021

- European Commission considers taking part of revenues of Pillar I for the EU budget

- France unveils its priorities for its Presidency of the EU Council

- Member States reach an agreement on VAT rates

- Revision of the Code of Conduct on Business Taxation stuck in EU Council

- Simplification of business taxation still part of EU agenda, European Commission says

- EU Finance Ministers take stock of the progress on the AML package

- ECON committee adopts its report on the impact of national tax reforms on EU economy

- Thomas Westphal appointed Director-General for ECOFIN in the Council’s General Secretariat

Weekly Tax News – 6 December 2021

- EU digital levy still on hold, EU Commissioner Gentiloni says

- Estonia and Hungary block the revision of the EU Code of Conduct for Business Taxation

- MEPs quiz experts on the Pandora Papers revelations

- Agreement in the EU Council on transparency of crypto assets transfers

- ECON and LIBE committees kick off their work on the AML package

- EU countries lost €134 billion in VAT revenues in 2019

- Belgium asked to correctly transpose the controlled foreign company rules of the ATAD

- Germany urged to allow automated exchange on call-off stock arrangements

- Commission calls on 18 Member States to strengthen the EU Single Market for regulated professions

Weekly Tax News – 29 November 2021

- EC is working on the implementation of Pillar II in the EU

- US signs Pillar I transitional agreements with India and Turkey

- French EU Council presidency aims at an agreement on CBAM

- Overview of progress made on tax issues under the Slovenian Presidency

- EU Member States asked to promote fair and efficient taxation

- EU should limit special tax regimes for wealthy individuals, the European Tax Observatory says

- MEPs call for the removal of unjustified barriers in the Single Market

Weekly Tax News – 22 November 2021

- Agreement reached on 2022 EU budget

- Tax transparency remains a top priority for the EU

- OECD countries foster majority of tax evasion, according to the Tax Justice Network

- EP is preparing recommendations on Golden Visas

- ECB updates MEPs on its digital euro plan

Weekly Tax News – 15 November 2021

- EC to unveil its Own Resources Package on 22 December

- France pushes for EU-level revenues from global tax deal

- EP gives its final green light to public CBCR

- MEPs quiz experts on the impact of new technologies on taxation

- EU Council aims at an agreement on VAT rates at the December Ecofin

- Denmark, Croatia and Lithuania asked to explain how they transposed the VAT e-commerce package

- Seven EU countries give their support to the European Payments Initiative

Weekly Tax News – 8 November 2021

- Mauritania joins the OECD Tax Deal

- Implementing the Global Tax Deal: all eyes on Washington

- EC to present a proposal implementing Pillar II on 22 December

- MEPs ask for an ambitious implementation of the global tax deal in the EU

- EU pushes carbon border tax at the COP26 in Glasgow

Weekly Tax News – 2 November 2021

- ETAF reacts to the Pandora Papers revelations

- G20 Leaders endorse the global corporate tax reform

- Carveouts will significantly decrease EU revenues from global minimum tax

- MEPs quiz experts on the creation of a European Withholding Tax Framework

- LuxLetters: EC says there is no evidence of a breach of EU law so far

- EP set to hold its final vote on public CBCR

- OECD calls for better coordination of carbon pricing

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