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OECD: Montenegro joins Inclusive Framework on BEPS

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t the OECD Headquarters in Paris, Biljana Peranović, Director General of the Directorate for Tax and Customs of Montenegro, signed the multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters (the BEPS Convention). Montenegro is the 130th jurisdiction to join the Convention. The Convention enables jurisdictions to engage in a

EU VAT gap: €160 bn. lost in uncollected revenues in 2014

staggering €159.5 billion in Value Added Tax (VAT) revenues were lost across the EU in 2014 according to figures released by the European Commission. Research shows that the overall difference between the expected VAT revenue and the amount actually collected (the so-called 'VAT Gap') amounted once again to an unacceptably

State aid: Ireland gave illegal tax benefits to Apple

he European Commission has concluded that Ireland granted undue tax benefits of up to €13 billion to Apple. This is illegal under EU state aid rules, because it allowed Apple to pay substantially less tax than other businesses. Ireland must now recover the illegal aid. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of

European Commission: The Anti Tax Avoidance Package – FAQ

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1. Why has the Commission made the fight against corporate tax avoidance a priority? orporate tax avoidance deprives public budgets of billions of euros a year, creates a heavier tax burden for citizens and causes competitive distortions for businesses that pay their share. It also undermines the EU goals of growth,

Council approves measures to tackle VAT fraud schemes

The Council has adopted two directives that will enable member states to better combat VAT fraud, facilitating rapid reaction and allowing a specific measure to tackle so-called "carrousel fraud". The importance of such measures amongst a number of initiatives aimed at better combating tax evasion and tax fraud was highlighted