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EU To Challenge Dutch Pension Tax Rules Before ECJ

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

The European Commission has referred the Netherlands to the Court of Justice for its rules on the cross-border transfer of pension capital and cross-border provision of pensions. Read Full Story


Belgium Taken To Task For Three Tax Regime Features

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

The European Commission is undertaking infringement proceedings against Belgium regarding the taxation of shares held by life insurance companies, the taxation of income from savings deposits, and the deductibility of alimony payments.Read Full Story


EU Expecting COVID-19 Dent In 2020 VAT Collections

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

The European Commission has published its latest VAT gap report, which show that EU countries lost an estimated EUR140bn (USD165.7bn) in VAT revenues in 2018. Read Full Story


EU To Amend VAT Rules For Trade With Northern Ireland

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, August 7, 2020

The European Commission has proposed changes to the EU's VAT rules in respect of Northern Ireland, in preparation for the end of the Brexit transition period with the UK. Read Full Story


EU General Court Quashes Decision Against Apple Tax Rulings

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Friday, July 17, 2020

Apple and the Irish Government have been successful in having overturned a European Commission decision that two tax rulings granted to the company by the Irish Government were unlawful. Read Full Story


EU Refers Netherlands To ECJ Over Beneficial Ownership Registry

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, July 10, 2020

The European Commission is taking action against the Netherlands for failing to fully implement the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive in respect of the availability of information on entities' beneficial owners.Read Full Story














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