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Tax avoidance

Green light for a permanent tax committee

Last night, coordinators in the Economic and Monetary Affairs committee of the European Parliament agreed to create a permanent sub-committee on tax and financial crime. The Conference of Presidents of the Parliament will now need to approve the sub-committee…
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Paradise Papers: European Parliament sets out for new special committee

Today, the Conference of Presidents adopted the mandate for a new Special Committee on financial crime, tax fraud and tax avoidance. It is the 4th committee of the European Parliament after TAXE, TAX2 and the Committee of Inquiry PANA….
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Paradise Papers – No excuse for lack of action

The European Parliament, this morning debated the most recent revelations of the Paradise Papers and possible consequences. The recent scandal shows that the recommendations of the European Parliament’s Committee of Inquiry into the Panama Papers must be adopted and…
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Controversial tax transparency vote shifted

Just before the sensitive hearing of Jean-Claude Juncker in the PANA inquiry committee the committees on economic and monetary affairs and the legal affairs called off the vote on new tax transparency rules for transnational companies. The common voting…
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Maltese Prime Minister Muscat invited to PANA inquiry committee

Today, the coordinators of the inquiry committee “money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion” (PANA) decided to invite Prime Minister Joseph Muscat. The invitation will be linked to his appearance in Strasbourg in the European Parliament plenary week (from…
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British and German Greens Unite to Oppose Threats from Philip Hammond

British and German Greens working on economic and tax affairs have issued a joint statement before the expected speech by Prime Minister Theresa May outlining her plan for the Brexit negotiations. They jointly oppose the destructive approach to the…
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