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European Commission Publishes Report: Tax Reforms in EU Member States 2015 — Orbitax Tax News & Alerts

On 28 September 2015 the European Commission published a report: Tax Reforms in EU Member States 2015 - Tax policy challenges for economic growth and fiscal sustainability. The report covers a number of areas concerning the tax systems of EU Member States, including:

  • Recent reforms of tax systems in the EU, including main trends, labor taxation and fighting tax fraud, tax evasion and tax avoidance;
  • Challenges related to fiscal sustainability and the tax burden on labor;
  • Challenges related to broadening tax bases and other design issues, including VAT issues, property and housing taxation, financial sector taxation and R&D incentives;
  • Tax governance and redistribution, including improving tax governance and tax compliance, and wealth and inheritance tax issues; and
  • An overview of potential tax policy changes.

Click the following link for the full report.