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EU Commission Warns Of Tax Scam Letters

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The European Commission has warned taxpayers in Europe of letters being sent by fraudsters bearing its name and demanding the payment of tax not due. Read Full Story


OECD Inviting Input On BEPS Action 14 Peer Reviews

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

The OECD is seeking taxpayers' input on the mutual agreement procedure frameworks in place in the fourth batch of countries that will now be peer reviewed under the base erosion and profit shifting project: Australia, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Malta, Mexico, New Zealand, and Portugal. Read Full Story


Portugal Plans Tax On Salty Foods

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Portugal has announced plans to introduce a tax on salty foods to raise funds for health-related spending. Read Full Story


Portugal To Increase Car Tax

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Portugal's Government has announced an increase in taxes for motor vehicle use and ownership from 2018. Read Full Story


EU's PANA Committee Visits Switzerland

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Friday, September 15, 2017

A delegation from the European Parliament's PANA Committee will travel to Switzerland to discuss the efforts being taken to combat money laundering, terrorist financing, and tax offences. Read Full Story


Portugal Warns Couples To Register, To Pay Less Property Tax

by Glen Shapiro,, Washington

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Couples who live together in Portugal are being encouraged to report such to the tax authority, to be eligible for a lower bill under the country's new municipal property tax. Read Full Story


Portuguese Budget Expected To Alter Personal Income Taxes

by Ulrika Lonas,, Brussels

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Portugal's Government is planning to hike the personal income tax exempt threshold. Read Full Story


EU Car Makers Fear Tax Hike For New Cars

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

European car manufacturers have called on governments to ensure that a new test for measuring vehicle emissions does not create tax distortions for new cars entering the market. Read Full Story


New EU Agency To Pursue VAT Fraudsters

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Friday, June 9, 2017

Twenty EU member states have reached a deal on the establishment of a new European Public Prosecutor's Office that will have the power to investigate and prosecute criminal cases affecting the EU budget. Read Full Story


Switzerland Explains BEPS Changes To Treaty Network

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Switzerland has explained how it will amend its double tax agreements, after it signed the OECD's new multilateral tax compact to implement anti-base erosion and profit shifting measures. Read Full Story



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