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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

PRESS RELEASE - Tax evasion damages our societies and has to be fought against – How professional regulation can help

Weekly Tax News – 25 October 2021

- European Commission presents its 2022 Work Programme

- MEPs welcome the OECD Global Tax Deal

- Europeans and Americans agree on withdrawing digital taxes

- MEPs call the EU to act in the wake of the Pandora Papers scandal

- EP shows unity in calling for stronger EU AML rules

- CumEx files 2.0: tax evasion cost governments €150 billion

Weekly Tax News – 18 October 2021

- EU officials and tax advisers discuss Fair Taxation

- G20 Finance ministers endorse the global tax deal

- EC confident a minimum tax can be agreed unanimously in the EU

- EC presents tax recommendations to mitigate soaring energy prices’ impact

- New EP study on taxing professional football in the EU

- Belgian government to reform tax regime for expatriates

PRESS RELEASE - EU officials and tax advisers discuss how to ensure a Stable Recovery through Fair Taxation

PRESS RELEASE - ETAF welcomes the agreement on a new framework for international tax reform