Economic and Monetary Affairs

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

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...



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
21.03.2012 - 12:30

Harmonising corporate tax base reduces costs and red tape

European companies doing business across borders will soon have to apply a common set of rules for calculating their tax base. The European Parliament's Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs...
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Press Release
21.03.2012 - 12:00

Life Insurance: consumer-friendly long-term investment

Long-term investment of insurance companies ought to be better taken care of in European insurance regulation. The Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee of the European Parliament adopted a...
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Press Release
29.02.2012 - 17:45

Excise duties: Report seeks to reduce red

The Casa Report on cooperation in the field of excise duties received a resounding vote of approval when presented before MEPs today in the European Parliament's Committee on Economic and...
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Press Release
15.02.2012 - 11:00

European Council: no business as usual but

EPP Group Chairman Joseph Daul has outlined his Group's priorities within today's debates on the preparation of the next European Council meeting: "My Group expects the European...
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Press Release
15.02.2012 - 10:45

Economic Crisis: Italian reforms right steps in

EPP Group Chairman Joseph Daul MEP has praised the reforms undertaken by the Italian Government underlining that Italy is a good example for putting its public finances in order and getting back on...
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Press Release
14.02.2012 - 15:15

SEPA: Single Euro Payments Area

"SEPA is extremely important for Europe's Internal Market. This is very good news for the European Union", said Sari Essayah MEP, EPP Group Rapporteur, after her Report on the technical...



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