Sven Giegold
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Tax

German Finance Minister Scholz blocks tax transparency

Under pressure from the European Parliament, the EU Commission has submitted a far-reaching proposal on tax transparency for large companies. According to the proposal, large companies should publish country-by-country where they generate how much profit and taxes they pay….
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€10bn tax gap reveals the flaws in emission testing

A new report from the Greens/EFA group shows that the growing gap between real life CO2 emissions from cars and in lab tests has contributed to a major tax gap on cars. The study calculates for the first time…
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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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Job Opening: Campaigner for the Tax Justice Priority

The Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament is looking for a Campaigner for the Tax Justice Priority The post is a fixed- term contract for 2 years as a contractual agent of the EP (FG III). A prolongation of…
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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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