A Financial Transaction Tax for the EU

16-03-2012

There are increasing calls for the financial sector to contribute to the resolution of the financial crisis. Although efforts to introduce a Financial Transaction Tax at global level have so far failed, a proposal to introduce an EU-wide tax was put forward in 2011.

There are increasing calls for the financial sector to contribute to the resolution of the financial crisis. Although efforts to introduce a Financial Transaction Tax at global level have so far failed, a proposal to introduce an EU-wide tax was put forward in 2011.