European Union Tax News

Council of the European Union Adopts Directive to Remove Barriers and Facilitate EU companies' Cross-Border Conversions, Mergers, and Divisions 26 November 2019
Public CbC Reporting to be Discussed at Upcoming EU Council Meeting 21 November 2019
European Commission Opens State Aid Investigation into Tax Exemptions for Italian Ports and Closes Procedure Concerning Spanish Ports 18 November 2019
CJEU Holds German Withholding Tax on Dividends Paid to Non-Resident Pension Funds Violates Free Movement of Capital 15 November 2019
Nine EU Member States Issue Joint Statement Calling for EU Aviation Tax 13 November 2019
Belize Removed from EU Non-Cooperative List 12 November 2019
EU Council Reaches Provisional Agreement on Simplified VAT Rules for Small Businesses and Rules for the Exchange of E-Commerce Payment Data 12 November 2019
EU Publishes Decision Extending Brexit Deadline 1 November 2019
Most EU Member States Remain Opposed to Introduction of Public CbC Reporting Through a Qualified Majority 30 October 2019
EU Approves Brexit Extension to 31 January 2020 29 October 2019
European Parliament Continues Push for Public CbC Reporting 28 October 2019
G20 Welcomes Progress on Addressing the Tax Challenges Arising from Digitalization of the Economy 21 October 2019
UK Seeks Further Brexit Extension from EU 21 October 2019
UK and EU Reach Possible Brexit Agreement 18 October 2019
European Commission Requests Germany to Withdraw its new VAT Requirements for Online Marketplace Platforms 15 October 2019
Switzerland Announces Removal from EU Non-Cooperative Watch List as Result of Tax Reforms 15 October 2019
The Marshal Islands and the UAE Removed from EU Non-Cooperative List 11 October 2019
European Commission Response to General Court Judgment on Fiat and Starbucks State Aid Decisions 26 September 2019
EU General Court Confirms Fiat State Aid Decision and Annuls Starbucks Decision 25 September 2019
UK HMRC Publishes Guidance on Trading with the UK as an EU business after Brexit 23 September 2019
Ireland Publishes Overview of its Position in Apple State Aid Appeal Case 19 September 2019
European Commission Opens New State Aid Investigations into Belgian Excess Profit Rulings 18 September 2019
UK Publishes Law Including Provisions for Potential Extension of Brexit Negotiations to January 2020 13 September 2019
Finnish Presidency of the EU Giving Focus to Energy Taxation Reform 12 September 2019
European Commission Announces Release of EU VAT GAP Study 10 September 2019
CJEU Holds Danish Tax Authority Must Treat Transfer of Land with an Old Building as VAT Exempt Even if Planned to be Demolished 10 September 2019
UK HMRC Announce Auto Enrolment for Customs EORI Number in Preparation for Brexit 22 August 2019
EESC Publishes Opinion on Taxation in the Digitalized Economy 9 August 2019
European Commission Approves Prolongation of Amendments to the Dutch Tonnage Tax Scheme 31 July 2019
European Commission Sends Reasoned Opinion to Greece on Issues with Treatment of Foreign Losses 30 July 2019