“An unfair tax policy de-legitimizes the EU”, Carlos Closa Montero (Elcano, Spain)

An unfair tax policy de-legitimizes the EU, Carlos Closa Montero 15/3/2019

The ECOFIN has failed to approve the first of the fair taxation directives. The EU should be more assertive against tax evasion.

On 12 March, the ECOFIN failed to approve the Commission proposal for a Directive laying down rules relating to the corporate taxation of a significant digital presence. Denmark, Finland, Ireland and Sweden blocked the adoption of a proposal supported, inter alia, by France, Germany, Italy and Spain. […]

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