Weekly Tax News – 26 September 2022

- First discussions between Member States on the energy crisis levies

- Tax policy plays a key role in responding to the energy price shock, the OECD says

- ICRICT issues a tax plan to counter inflation

- Work programme of the Code of Conduct Group under the Czech Presidency 

- MEPs urge Ireland to move forward on Pillar II

Weekly Tax News – 19 September 2022

- ETAF reappointed as member of the Commission’s VAT Expert Group

- European Commission proposes two new energy crisis levies

- European Commission announces relief package for SMEs

- The presumption that an online intermediary is liable for VAT is valid, the ECJ Advocate General says

- FISC mission to Dublin

Weekly Tax News – 12 September 2022

- EU Commission announces new measures to cope with the energy crisis

- EU Finance ministers discuss harmonisation in direct taxation

- Big push for enhanced cooperation on Pillar II

- New cooperation agreement between the EU and Ukraine on taxation

- Pascal Saint-Amans leaves OECD

- New OECD report on tax morale

Weekly Tax News – 5 September 2022

- EU searches for solutions to soaring energy prices before winter

- IMF pleads for permanent energy windfall taxes

- German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in favour of ending unanimity voting on taxation

Weekly Tax News – 29 August 2022

- OECD publishes comments received on the progress report on Amount A of Pillar I

- FATF evaluates Netherlands’ and Germany’s measures to combat money laundering

- Commission proposes to authorise Portugal and Sweden to apply reduced rates of excise duty to motor fuels

Weekly Tax News – 22 August 2022

- Publication of the EP study on the regulation of intermediaries

- Switzerland publishes draft legislation on Pillar II

- Joe Biden signs the US tax and climate bill into law

- Commission launches call for applications for informal expert group on CBAM

Weekly Tax News – 18 July 2022

- New OECD progress report on Amount A of Pillar I

- The Czech Presidency wants an agreement on Pillar II in October

- The United States to end its tax treaty with Hungary

- MEPs and experts discuss the role of tax incentives

- Several infringements proceedings on EU tax law

Weekly Tax News – 11 July 2022

- European Commission’s public consultation on aggressive tax planning enablers

- The Czech Presidency tax agenda

- MEPs support alternative solutions to implement Pillar II in the EU

- Taxing windfall profits of energy companies does not make unanimity in the EP

- Interinstitutional negotiations on CBAM to start on 11 July

Weekly Tax News – 4 July 2022

- The Czech Republic takes over the Presidency of the Council of the EU

- Enhanced cooperation seriously considered to implement Pillar II without Hungary

- First findings of the EP study on the regulation of intermediaries unveiled

-Partial agreement reached in EU Council on AMLA

- European Commission Conference on mega-trends in taxation

- MEPs ask for a coordinated approach on the taxation of crypto assets

- European Commission waives VAT on the import of life-saving goods for Ukrainians

- European Commission to evaluate the VAT administrative cooperation framework

- European Commission annual report on taxation 2022

Weekly Tax News – 27 June 2022

- EU leaders grant EU candidate status to Ukraine and Moldova

- Calls in European Parliament to move to enhanced cooperation to implement minimum taxation

- EP agrees on a common position on CBAM

- COVID-19 accelerated the digital transformation of tax administrations

- ETAF answers to the public consultation on withholding taxes

Weekly Tax News – 20 June 2022

- EU officials and tax advisers discuss the European Commission’s plan to regulate tax advice

- Hungary blocks agreement on Pillar II

- EU Tax Observatory’s inaugural annual conference in Brussels

- New vote scheduled in EP Plenary on CBAM

- MEPs quiz experts on Ireland’s tax policy

- McDonald’s to pay more than 1 billion € to French tax authorities