Economic and Monetary Affairs

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New money laundering rules also apply to virtual currencies "It will get much tougher to remain unseen when doing shady financial...

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Today, the European Parliament approved the extension of the European Fund for Strategic Investments, referred to as EFSI 2.0. This extension...

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EPP Group calls for speeding up work on blacklists of tax havens and places used for money laundering "Normal citizens and companies pay...

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"Value added tax must be collected where the consumer is, not where the merchant is. A new VAT system must be based on such a destination...

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The Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs is responsible for the economic and monetary policies of the Union, the functioning of Economic and Monetary Union and the European monetary and financial system. It also deals with the free movement of capital and payments and with rules on competition and state aid.

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Press Release
15.06.2017 - 09:24

EFSI supported more than 420,000 small businesses

“The European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), which is at the heart of the Juncker Investment Plan, has delivered the expected results and has largely exceeded expectations as regards...
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Press Release
12.06.2017 - 09:05

Tax Transparency: Socialists discriminating against EU firms

EPP Group wants multi-national companies to disclose profit shifting to low tax countries Dariusz Rosati MEP, the EPP Group's negotiator on new tax transparency rules for multi-national...
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Press Release
01.06.2017 - 12:39

Online books and papers will soon be cheaper

E-books and other online publications, such as online papers and magazines, will soon become cheaper. Today, the European Parliament approved a new proposal to change European VAT legislation...
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Press Release
31.05.2017 - 13:32

Strengthen Eurozone so it can stand on its own two feet

"If we want to strengthen Europe and protect it in the current context of international tensions, it is crucial to take new steps towards more stability. Europe needs to be able to stand on its...
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Press Release
16.05.2017 - 11:29

EFSI 2.0: a better investment plan for Europe

The European Parliament’s Budgets and the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committees have approved by a large majority the extension of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) to 2020...
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Press Release
03.05.2017 - 11:13

E-books and online newspapers to become cheaper

Favourable tax treatment for e-publications important boost to EU e-commerce Electronic books which are downloaded on Kindle or other e-readers, and publications such as online newspapers will...

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