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Weekly Tax News – 25 May 2020

- EU Ambassadors approve EU Council conclusion draft on DAC7
- European Commission calls 6 EU Member States to tackle aggressive tax planning
- OECD pillar 1 agreement may be postponed to 2021
- FIAT state-aid request ignited public opinion regarding tax justice

Weekly Tax News – 18 May 2020

- MEPs call for CCCTB, DST and FTT as new own resources
- European Commission May infringement package: tax decisions
- European Banking Authority reports on Cum-Ex/Cum-Cum tax scheme 

Weekly Tax News – 11 May 2020

- European Commission proposes to defer tax measures to fight COVID-19 crisis
- Commission postpones its “Anti-fraud tax package” to mid-July
- Belgian excludes tax-haven companies from aid program
- OECD postpones its international tax reform

Weekly Tax News – 4 May 2020

- European Commission to propose a tax package in summer
- Germany puts Financial Transaction Tax back on the table 
- Italian-Portuguese double tax convention does not infringe EU freedom of movement principle
- European Commission extends the investigation into Dutch tax rulings of IKEA

Weekly Tax News – 27 April 2020

- Financial sector requires DAC6 tax reporting obligation to be postponed
- France, Denmark and Poland ban companies registered in tax havens from State Aid programmes
- EU Council validates Charles Michel Roadmap for Recovery

Weekly Tax News – 20 April 2020

- Negotiations on digital taxation at OECD level continue
- MEPs call for the adoption of public CbCR
- European Parliament adopts a resolution to COVID-19 crisis

Weekly Tax News – 14 April 2020

- European Finance Ministers agree on €500bn package
- Commission suspends VAT and customs duties on medical equipment 
- The VAT Committee updates its VAT Guidelines

Weekly Tax News – 6 April 2020

- How are tax administrations reacting to coronavirus?
- Commission’s proposal to authorize Italy to grant VAT exemption to micro businesses
- European Commission opens application to payment service providers to help in fighting VAT fraud

Weekly Tax News – 30 March 2020

- OECD tax measures to mitigate the economic impact of coronavirus
- COVID-19: EU institutions take decisions to support SMEs
- Back to tax: the design of EU Member States’ tax systems

Weekly Tax News – 23 March 2020

- Coronavirus: selective tax advantages granted in 2020 will not constitute State Aid
- EU Member States enact tax measures in response to COVID-19
- The OECD is committed to reach a political decision in July on the international tax reform
- Tax system for frontier workers: agreement reached between 5 countries to prevent glitches due to emergency measures

 

Weekly Tax News – 16 March 2020

- EP postpones discussion on tax subcommittee due to Coronavirus 
- The UK confirms Digital Services Tax from 1 April
- Bruegel highlights the issues of a possible European Carbon Border tax