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At its constitutive meeting in Brussels on Tuesday, Parliament’s Committee of Inquiry into Money Laundering, Tax Avoidance and Tax Evasion (PANA) elected Werner Langen (EPP, DE) as its chair, by acclamation. (Read more: Werner Langen elected Panama Papers Inquiry Committee chair )

 

MEPs and Euro group ministers debate path to a Euro zone budget

ECON BUDG Budget / Euro11-07-2016 - 15:11

Members of Parliament’s Budgets and Economic and Monetary Affairs committees debated the need for a euro area budget with finance ministers Jeroen Dijsselbloem (Netherlands, also Euro Group President), Michel Sapin (France), Pier Carlo Padoan (Italy), Pierre Gramegna (Luxembourg), Peter Kažimír (Slovakia), Edward Scicluna (Malta) and Euclid Tsakalotos (Greece) on Monday evening. (Read more: MEPs and Euro group ministers debate path to a Euro zone budget )

 

Dombrovskis in a position to assume Financial Stability, Capital Markets Union

ECON Economic and monetary affairs07-07-2016 - 14:23

Following a hearing at the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON Committee), a large majority of ECON Coordinators were satisfied that Vice-President Dombrovskis is in a position to assume the portfolio that is transferred to him and look forward to a strong leadership in a key file for the stability of the EU and the prosperity of EU citizens. (Read more: Dombrovskis in a position to assume Financial Stability, Capital Markets Union )

 

MEPerne kræver sortliste over skattely, regler for patentbokse og CCCTB

Plenarmøde Beskatning06-07-2016 - 18:31

Parlamentet vedtog onsdag en række forslag, der skal gøre virksomhedsbeskatning mere retfærdig og klarere. MEPerne ønsker et EU-register over virksomhedernes egentlige ejere, en sortliste over skattely, sanktioner mod usamarbejdsvillige skattejurisdiktioner, indsats mod misbrug af patentboksordninger, et adfærdskodeks for banker og skatterådgivere, regler for good governance i EU-handelsaftaler, et fælles, konsolideret selskabsskattegrundlag samt kildeskat på overskud, der sendes ud af EU. (Læs mere: MEPerne kræver sortliste over skattely, regler for patentbokse og CCCTB )

 

Ending EU citizens' bank secrecy in Monaco

Plenary Session Taxation23-06-2016 - 12:18

An EU deal with Monaco, which will make it harder for EU citizens to hide cash from the tax man in bank accounts there, was endorsed by Parliament in a vote on Thursday. Under the deal, the EU and Monaco will automatically exchange information on the bank accounts of each other's residents, starting in 2018 for information collected since 1 January 2017. (Read more: Ending EU citizens' bank secrecy in Monaco )

 

Europa-Parlamentet satte torsdag navne på de 65 medlemmer af undersøgelsesudvalget om Panama Papers, der skal se nærmere på påstandene om skatteunddragelse og hvidvaskning af penge. Udvalgets mandat blev godkendt den 8. juni og udvalget vil få forkortelsen "PANA". (Læs mere: Panama Papers: Parlamentet sætter navne på medlemmerne af undersøgelsesudvalget )

 

Recommendations to make corporate taxation fairer and clearer were voted by the Special Committee on Tax Rulings II on Tuesday evening. They call for an EU public register of beneficial owners of companies, a tax havens blacklist, sanctions against non-cooperative tax jurisdictions, action against abuse of “patent box” regimes, a code of conduct for banks and tax advisors, tax good governance rules in all EU trade agreements and a withholding tax on profits leaving the EU. (Read more: MEPs call for tax haven black list, patent box rules, CCCTB and more )

 

ECB ready for contingencies following UK referendum, Mario Draghi tells MEPs

ECON Economic and monetary affairs21-06-2016 - 19:05

The European Central Bank is ready for all contingencies following the UK’s EU referendum, said ECB President Mario Draghi in his second monetary dialogue this year with the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee on Tuesday. Mr Draghi declined to speculate on a possible outcome of the vote, but admitted that "it is difficult to foresee the various dimensions of the vote on the markets and the euro area economies.” (Read more: ECB ready for contingencies following UK referendum, Mario Draghi tells MEPs )

 

Dijsselbloem: concerns about flexible application Stability & Growth Pact rules

ECON Economic and monetary affairs14-06-2016 - 13:08
Dialogue and discussion with Jeroen Disjelbloem at the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs  

Dutch finance minister and ECOFIN Chair Jeroen Dijsselbloem worries that the way in which the EU Commission applies Stability and Growth Pact rules may not be entirely objective, he told Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee MEPs on Tuesday. At a meeting reviewing the Dutch Presidency of the Council of Economy and Finance Ministers, he said he hoped that on Friday 17 June they would agree a road map for completing the Banking Union with a European Deposit Guarantee Scheme (EDIS). (Read more: Dijsselbloem: concerns about flexible application Stability & Growth Pact rules )

 

Parlamentet kræver indsats mod virksomheders skatteunddragelse

Plenarmøde Beskatning08-06-2016 - 17:54

EU-Kommissionens udkast til et direktiv om bekæmpelse af skatteunddragelse blev hilst velkommen af Parlamentet i en resolution vedtaget onsdag. MEPerne anbefaler dog lavere lofter over fradrag for renteudgifter og skrappere regler om udenlandsk indkomst. De opfordrede også til mere gennemsigtighed for betroede midler og fonde, fælles regler for "patentboksordninger" afgiftslempelser på indtjening fra IP-rettigheder og en EU sortly over skattely og sanktioner over for lande, der ikke samarbejder. (Læs mere: Parlamentet kræver indsats mod virksomheders skatteunddragelse )