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Austrian Lawmakers Wave Through Tax Hikes

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Despite protests from opposition parties, the Austrian National Council adopted with minor changes the Government's Tax Amendment Act, providing for a raft of tax rises. Read Full Story

 


Law Society Says FTT Must Respect EU Laws

by Robert Lee, Tax-News.com, London

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Any legislation providing for the introduction of a financial transaction tax must respect European Union treaties and the decision of a majority of member countries not to participate, according to the Law Society. Read Full Story

 


Austria's Spindelegger Eyes FTT Start In 2016

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, February 24, 2014

Austria's Deputy Vice Chancellor and Finance Minister Michael Spindelegger has made clear that a European Union financial transactions tax will not materialize until 2016 at the very earliest. Read Full Story

 


City Of London Counts Costs Of EU11 FTT

by Robert Lee, Tax-News.com, London

Monday, February 24, 2014

A European financial transaction tax would be borne by end users such as pension funds, according to a new report. Read Full Story

 


Semeta Calls For Progress On FTT Project

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, February 7, 2014

The European Commission's planned Financial Transaction Tax is "a highly popular initiative, which Europeans believe in," Algirdas Šemeta has claimed. Read Full Story

 


Franco-German Council Renews Drive For EU FTT

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, January 30, 2014

During the latest French-German Economic and Financial Council meeting, France and Germany pledged to drive forward a number of outstanding key tax initiatives at European level, including plans for a European financial transactions tax. Read Full Story

 


Germany's SPD Unveils Electoral Tax Motion

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Ahead of the upcoming European Parliament election in May, Germany's Social Democrats have drafted a motion, calling for the swift introduction of a financial transactions tax in Europe, for better regulation of the banks and financial markets, and for increased efforts to combat tax flight at European level. Read Full Story

 


Osborne Renews Attack On European FTT

by Robert Lee, Tax-News.com, London

Monday, January 20, 2014

UK Chancellor George Osborne has warned that a European financial transaction tax would be expensive and destroy jobs. Read Full Story

 


EU11 Tobin Tax May Not Hit Derivatives

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, January 20, 2014

The so-called EU11 are debating whether certain categories of derivatives should escape their proposed financial transaction tax. Read Full Story

 


Hellenic EU Presidency Outlines Priorities

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Greece will press for the extension of automatic information exchange procedures as part of its six month European Union Presidency. Read Full Story

 

 

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