Tag Archives: Taxation

A new Government Emergency Ordinance imposing additional corporate taxes with impact on the telecommunications sector in Romania

BUCHAREST, Romania, 08-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — We would like to inform the market and our investors that, on 29 December 2018, an Emergency Government Ordinance no 114/2018 (the “GEO 114/2018”) establishing, amongst others, certain budgetary and tax measures was published … Read the full press release

EC President Barroso at G20 Summit in Saint Petersburg: The European Union comes to this summit with a message of confidence

Joint press conference/Saint Petersburg 05-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Good afternoon, The European Union comes to this summit with a message of confidence. The EU delivered on its commitments made last year, but the global recovery still remains fragile. There are positive signs … Read the full press release

EU to attend the G8 summit in Lough Erne, Northern Ireland on 17-18 June 2013

Brussels, 15-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  This year’s G8 summit will take place in Lough Erne in Northern Ireland and will be chaired by UK Prime Minister David Cameron. The European Union is a full member of the G8 and is represented … Read the full press release

EESC: Tax evasion costs Europe EUR 1 trillion a year

Civil society urges the Council to end tax evasion 23-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  The EESC is urging the Council to send out the right signal to the European public and to prove that Europe is able to tackle this fundamental … Read the full press release

Algirdas Šemeta: Tax evasion and avoidance: time for ambitious actions

Algirdas Šemeta – Commissioner responsible for Taxation and Customs Union, Statistics, Audit and Anti-fraud European Parliament Economic Committee on Taxation Brussels, 9-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and Gentlemen, I am very happy to be here with you today. I would like to … Read the full press release

The European Commission refered Spain to EU’s Court of Justice over discriminatory real estate taxation

Brussels, 30-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Taxation: Commission refers Spain to Court over discriminatory real estate taxation The European Commission has decided to refer Spain to the EU’s Court of Justice for discriminatory real estate tax rules that prevent non-residents from enjoying the same tax benefits as … Read the full press release

The Commission sets up a Platform for Tax Good Governance

Brussels, 24-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — As part of its concerted drive against tax evasion and avoidance, the Commission today set up the new Platform for Tax Good Governance. The Platform will monitor Member States’ progress in tackling aggressive tax planning and clamping … Read the full press release

The Commission welcomes EP’s decision to grant discharge to the Commission in respect of the implementation of the 2011 EU budget

Strasbourg, 17-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Algirdas Šemeta, Commissioner responsible for Taxation, Customs, Statistics, Audit and Anti-Fraud, said: “The decision by the European Parliament to grant discharge to the Commission is recognition of our consistent effort over the years to improve the management and … Read the full press release