Anti-poverty campaigners on Monday (7 June) criticised a deal reached by seven wealthy countries to impose a minimum tax on multinational companies, saying it would benefit rich nations at the expense of the poor.
The European Union's executive on Tuesday (18 May) adopted a plan for a more unified corporate tax regime across the bloc, whose 27 national systems are struggling to cope in a world where cross-border business, often via the Internet, is commonplace.
EU finance ministers will discuss how to combat harmful tax practices within the EU during their informal meeting in Berlin this weekend, according to the German presidency's preparatory documents seen by EURACTIV.
Governments need billions, if not trillions, of euros to tackle the impact of the coronavirus crisis. Many poor countries lack that money, and they need support in collecting more tax, and do so fairly, write Chiara Putaturo and Lis Cunha.
Cross-border tax evasion is a problem for the EU and there is no reason to exclude EU member states from the tax haven assessment. Therefore, the EU needs a New Tax Deal. Jan Sarnowski and Piotr Arak set out the principles that could guide it
Smart taxation is the solution to drive growth, address current and future challenges of economic change and fulfill international goals, whilst at the same time taking into consideration national needs.
States need to be prepared and equipped to tax what cannot be seen, but also to increase the fairness and effectiveness of the collection of tax revenues, a panel of experts has agreed. The Focus Group ‘Smart taxation in a...
Rising populism and anti-EU sentiment mean the May elections are being portrayed as a “fateful election for Europe”. EURACTIV Germany spoke to Rainer Wieland from the German Christian Democrat Union (CDU) about populists, fair taxes, ‘gilets jaunes’ and citizen consultations.