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Weekly Tax News – 20 July 2020

- The European Commission’s Action Plan on taxation
- Commission proposes to extend automatic exchange of info to digital platforms
- EU General Court annuls Commission’s decision on Apple case
- European Commission: no economic aid for companies linked with EU tax blacklist
- Millionaires call for wealth tax

Weekly Tax News – 13 July 2020

- Charles Michel proposes new EU taxes to finance the EU budget
- European Commission publishes its 2020 Tax Trends report
- U.S. – France relations heat up again over digital tax
- Paschal Dohonoe elected President of the Eurogroup
- European Commission extends State aid Temporary Framework
- European Parliament decides the members of the TAX subcommittee
- European Parliament opinion’s on postponement of VAT e-commerce package

Weekly Tax News – 6 July 2020

- ETAF Tax Conference on the role of tax policy in response to the COVID-19 crisis
- No international tax reform at OECD before US elections
- Commission confirms its commitment to revamp VAT system and unanimity rules
- Gentiloni gives a glimpse of the Commission’s anti-fraud package
- The tax priorities of the German Presidency

Weekly Tax News – 29 June 2020

- France, Italy, Spain and UK believe in a phased approach for the OECD digital tax
- DAC 6 and VAT e-commerce deadlines postponed
- Commission opposes Italian request to apply VAT reverse charge on atypical supply of staff
- State Aid Temporary Framework: Commission approves €7.6 billion Italian tax schemes
- Coreper agrees to update EU excise duties on alcohol
- ETAF Tax Conference on 30 June

Weekly Tax News – 22 June 2020

- European Commission ready for a digital tax, after US quits OECD talks
- European Parliament approved the TAX subcommittee
- The tax progress of the Croatian Presidency
- ETAF Tax Conference on 30 June

Weekly Tax News – 15 June 2020

- The European Parliament TAX subcommittee is (almost) there
- Commissioner Gentiloni ready to propose a new EU digital tax in 2021
- European Parliament pushes for a three-month postponement of VAT e-commerce package
- EU Court ruled against Commission’s decision over certain Hungarian taxes
- ETAF Tax Conference on 30 June

Weekly Tax News – 8 June 2020

- EU Member States agrees on postponement of DAC 6 deadlines
- US trade sanction pushes negotiations on digital tax at OECD level
- EU Council sets out priorities on DAC 7 and excise duty on tobacco
- Germany to reduce VAT to 16% from 1 July

Weekly Tax News – 2 June 2020

- European Commission proposes new taxes to finance the EU budget
- The Netherlands announce a new withholding tax
- OECD launches COVID-19 guidance to tax administrations

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