Sven Giegold
Member of the European Parliament – Greens/EFA Group

Speaker of the German Green Delegation

Month: September 2021

Tax Cooperation in the EU: Progress, lessons learned and obstacles to be overcome

On 16 September, the European Parliament adopted my report on cross-border cooperation between tax authorities in Europe. It is the first ever implementation report of the European Parliament in the area of economic and monetary policy. The conclusion: since the first directive in 2011, an increasing amount of tax-related data has been exchanged between Member […]

EU Budget 2022: Finance Committee calls for parts of budget for European Commission, Eurostat and IASB to be put in reserve

Today, 1 September, the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee gave its opinion on the Commission’s draft EU budget for 2022. A vote was held on both a decision text and budgetary amendments. Crucially, the committee has the possibility to exert pressure by allocating or withdrawing funds in order to correct deficiencies or to strengthen or […]