ETAF Conference on “Future dynamics of EU tax policy”

On 5 December 2019, over 80 participants from the EU institutions, different stakeholders and many tax advisers joined the Conference on "Future Dynamics of EU tax policy" hosted by ETAF in Brussels.

Weekly Tax News – 9 December 2019

- US and France still debating the OECD proposal under Pillar 1
- ECOFIN on CbCr and Energy Taxation Directive
- European Parliament approves a resolution on International Tax Reform
- ETAF Tax Conference on “Future dynamics of EU tax policy”

Weekly Tax News – 2 December 2019

- COMPET Council stops public country-by-country reporting
- Von der Leyen’s mandate has officially started
- Commission refers Poland to Court of Justice regarding energy taxation
- European Parliament adopts VAT and excise duties exemption for armed forces supplies
- France backs OECD international tax proposals
- ETAF Conference on 5 December 2019

Weekly Tax News – 25 November 2019

- The CbCr discussion still far from an agreement amongst Member States
- Tax exemptions on ports: Commission opens an in-depth investigation on Italy
- French Council of Economic Analysis on the impact of the two OECD Pillars
- Czech government moves forward with a digital tax
- ETAF Conference on 5 December 2019

Weekly Tax News – 18 November 2019

- Two out of three Commissioners-designate passed the Parliament scrutiny
- European Parliament adopts opinion on VAT for e-commerce
- ETAF takes part in the OECD consultation on Pillar 1
- ETAF Conference on 5 December 2019

Weekly Tax News – 12 November 2019

- ECOFIN decisions on VAT, excise duty and EU tax blacklist
- Nine EU Member States ask new Commission to tax air transport
- OECD looks for feedback on its GloBE Proposal under Pillar Two
- European Commission publishes 2020 Combined Nomenclature
- OECD released its guidance on CbCR

Weekly Tax News – 4 November 2019

- MEP Lídia Pereira calls for improving VAT collection and exchange of information
- Coreper agreed on VAT exemption for supplies to armed forces
- Belize is expected to leave the EU tax blacklist
- ECOFIN might finally adopt the package on excise duty

Weekly Tax News – 28 October 2019

- European Parliament pushes for public CbCR
- G20 supports the OECD approach to tax the digital economy
- Italy includes plastic and sugar taxes in its budgetary law

Weekly Tax News – 21 October 2019

- The role of VAT in the Brexit deal
- The European Commission’s assessment of international tax evasion by individuals
- Taxation of climate polluters is gaining momentum at EU level
- Tax measures of Luxembourg and Ireland budget bills

Weekly Tax News – 14 October 2019

- The OECD proposes a “Unified Approach” to tax the digital economy
- EU tax blacklist: two countries removed
- European Commission refers Hungary to the Court of Justice
- ETAF appointed to the 2019-2022 EU VAT Expert Group

ETAF appointed as member of the European Commission VAT Expert Group

On Wednesday 2 October, the Director-General for Taxation and Customs Union of the European Commission appointed Benoît Vanderstichelen and Stefanie Becker as members of the VAT Expert Group on behalf of the European Tax Adviser Federation (ETAF). The mandate of the VAT Expert groups will run from 1 October 2019 until 30 September 2022.