European Parliament calls for crackdown on corporate tax avoidance

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  • June 9, 2016
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On June 8, 2016, the European Parliament voted on a resolution welcoming the EU Commission proposal for an EU anti-tax avoidance directive. The anti-tax avoidance directive reflects the OECD’s action plan to limit tax base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) and follows earlier recommendations made by the Parliament. The…

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European Parliament votes in favor of an EU-wide ‘Fair Taxpayer’ label

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  • January 18, 2016
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The European Parliament passed a proposal on December 16, 2015 in favor of an EU-wide ‘Fair Taxpayer’ label to aid in tackling tax avoidance. The proposal was initiated by the EU Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee in a report by MEPs Annelise Dodds (Socialists and Democrats, UK) and Ludëk…

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European Parliament asks for additional measures to fight aggressive corporate tax planning and evasion

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  • December 17, 2015
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On December 16, 2015, the European Parliament passed a resolution, prepared in Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, spelling out the legal steps needed to improve corporate tax transparency, coordination and EU-wide policy convergence. The legal steps recommended by the resolution build on the work of Parliament’s Special Committee on…

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European Parliament calls for corporate tax makeover

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  • November 26, 2015
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On November 25, 2015, the members of the European Parliament passed a resolution urging EU member states to agree on mandatory country-by-country (CbC) reporting, a common consolidated corporate tax base (CCCTB), common definitions for tax terms and more transparency and accountability with regard to national tax rulings granted for…

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