Tax – Move to More Qualified Majority Voting?

The Commission has published a Communication to open a debate on introducing more qualified majority voting (QMV) on tax matters. The Commission claims that the current requirement of unanimity for the adoption of tax legislation is costly and blocks the adoption of vital legislation. It proposes a 4-step approach towards QMV starting with measures [...]

By |2019-09-01T10:57:18+00:00February 24th, 2019|Taxes|0 Comments

Tax Transparency

‘Tax Transparency’ On 1 March, Parliament voted overwhelmingly in support of a Commission proposal requiring intermediaries – including lawyers – to provide information on EU and global tax schemes bearing certain indicators or ‘hallmarks’. Despite requiring unanimity for adoption, the proposed Directive looks set to be approved by the EU Council in the near [...]

By |2018-04-17T20:57:52+00:00April 17th, 2018|Taxes, Top News|0 Comments
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