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Stories that are tagged 'European Union (EU)'

EU To Tighten Anti-Fraud System

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Last updated 6 hours ago | Thursday, April 27, 2017

The European Council has adopted a directive on the protection of the financial interests of the EU, which will apply to "serious" cases of value-added tax fraud. Read Full Story


EU Consults On Changes To Energy Taxation

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Last updated 29 hours ago | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The European Commission is seeking private sector input on changes to energy taxation in the European Union. Read Full Story


China Extends Anti-Dumping Duties On US, EU Optical Fiber

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

China has renewed anti-dumping duties on certain types of optical fiber from the United States and the European Union. Read Full Story


New Report Estimates UK VAT Lost From Online Sales

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Online VAT fraud and error cost the British taxpayer between GBP1bn (USD1.3bn) and GBP1.5bn in lost tax revenue in 2015-16, according to a new report from the National Audit Office. Read Full Story


UK Gov't Calls Snap Election Ahead Of Brexit Talks

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that she is to call an election on June 8, saying the move will strengthen the Conservative Party's position in Brexit discussions. Read Full Story


Canadian Governments Agree Internal Trade Deal

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Canada's federal, provincial, and territorial governments have signed a new free trade agreement, which will reduce internal barriers to trade, investment, and worker mobility. Read Full Story


EU Consults On Alcohol Excise Duty Reform

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The European Commission has launched a consultation on possible options for changing the rules on the structures of excise duty applied to alcohol and alcoholic beverages. Read Full Story


BEPS Inclusive Framework Meeting Held In Georgia

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Monday, April 17, 2017

50 delegates from 14 countries gathered in Georgia on April 7, 2017, to participate in the second regional meeting for the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region under the OECD's new inclusive base erosion and profit shifting project framework. Read Full Story


EU Consults On Altering Arrangements For Excise Duty

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Thursday, April 13, 2017

The EU has launched a consultation on options for the harmonization and simplification of general arrangements for excise duty. Read Full Story


Australia, EU Take Next Step Toward FTA Talks

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Australia and the EU have concluded a joint scoping exercise on a future free trade agreement. Read Full Story




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