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Thursday, 18 June 2020 - Brussels Provisional edition
Setting up a subcommittee on tax matters
P9_TA-PROV(2020)0159B9-0187/2020

European Parliament decision of 18 June 2020 on setting up a subcommittee on tax matters (2020/2681(RSO))

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the proposal from the Conference of Presidents,

–  having regard to its decision of 15 January 2014 on the powers and responsibilities of the standing committees(1),

–  having regard to Rules 206 and 212 of its Rules of Procedure,

1.  Decides to set up a subcommittee to the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs;

2.  Decides that that subcommittee shall be responsible for tax-related matters, and particularly the fight against tax fraud, tax evasion and tax avoidance, as well as financial transparency for taxation purposes;

3.  Decides that, in Part VI of Annex VI to its Rules of Procedure, the following paragraph is added:" ‘The committee is assisted by a subcommittee on tax matters, for tax-related matters and particularly the fight against tax fraud, tax evasion and tax avoidance, as well as financial transparency for taxation purposes’;"

4.  Decides that the subcommittee shall have 30 members;

5.  Decides, with reference to the decisions of the Conference of Presidents of 30 June 2019 and 9 January 2020 relating to the composition of subcommittee bureaux, that the committee bureaux may consist of up to four vice-chairs;

6.  Instructs its President to forward this decision to the Council and the Commission, for information.

(1) OJ C 482, 23.12.2016, p. 160.

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