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

Speaker of the German Green Delegation
Until 15 December 2021

Mira Pütz

Tax cooperation in Europe: Conservatives glorify outdated notion of “beneficial tax competition“ and national tax sovereignty

Yesterday, 27 May, the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee voted on my “Report on the implementation of EU requirements for the exchange of tax information: Progress, lessons learned and obstacles to be overcome”. In a first vote on the amendments, there was broad support for the jointly drafted compromise amendments. However, five amendments […]

More resources for tax investigators to work together across Europe: Fiscalis programme adopted

Dear friends and all those who are interested, On Wednesday, 19 May, the European Parliament unanimously supported providing more money and resources to ensure greater cross-border cooperation between tax authorities going forward. This is a strong signal in support of increasing cooperation between national tax authorities in Europe and beyond. As rapporteur, I have closely […]

Tax dumping: Joe Biden deserves our full support

Dear friends and all those who are interested, Joe Biden has extended an invitation to all countries with progressive tax systems: Let’s jointly put an end to tax dumping by multinational companies, with an effective minimum tax rate of 21%. In this way, we will protect the socially just distribution of income. By way of […]