Economic and Monetary Affairs

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“The European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), which is at the heart of the Juncker Investment Plan, has delivered the expected results...

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Reporting standards

EPP Group wants multi-national companies to disclose profit shifting to low tax countries Dariusz Rosati MEP, the EPP Group's negotiator on...

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E-books and other online publications, such as online papers and magazines, will soon become cheaper. Today, the European Parliament approved a new...

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The European Parliament’s Budgets and the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committees have approved by a large majority the extension of the...

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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
23.11.2016 - 09:31

Do not penalise European banks over American banks

The EPP Group has warned against penalising European banks over American banks when implementing the new plans of the Basel Committee, the international banking standard-setting board, into EU law...
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Press Release
10.11.2016 - 11:24

Tax evasion: EP wants easier access to data

Tax authorities should receive equal and automatic access to anti-money-laundering information in all EU Member States. This new proposal to amend current EU legislation was approved today by the...
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Press Release
25.10.2016 - 12:58

New corporate tax rules: those against them are dishonest

"The first, indispensable and most important thing to do if you want to tackle the problem of corporate tax avoidance is to harmonise the tax base. Today's legislative proposal is the moment...
Taxes
Press Release
11.10.2016 - 12:56

VAT should be paid where the consumer is

The EPP Group in the European Parliament has called for major changes in the European Union's value-added tax systems. "VAT is a consumption tax which has to be paid by the final consumer....
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Press Release
04.10.2016 - 16:07

EPP Group criticises Greek government's double dealing

The EPP Group in the European Parliament is critical of the Greek government's slowness and double dealing in implementing the 3rd economic adjustment programme for Greece. "The...
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30.08.2016 - 12:24

Apple in Ireland: we need rigorous enforcement of rules

Burkhard Balz MEP: "Anyone doing business in the EU has to obey European rules" "To protect the Internal Market and to make sure that nobody plays foul we need consistent, rigorous...

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