ax competition as such cannot be avoided, but today’s system has reached its limits and led to unwanted side effects. Small firms should not have to bear the tax burden of multinationals that pay very little. Action is needed to harmonise corporate tax practices across Europe, so as to make
n 2013, around 985 000 persons acquired citizenship 20% of a Member State of the European Union, up by (or about 163 000 persons) compared with 2012. Of the total number of persons obtaining the citizenship of one of the EU Member States in 2013, 89% were citizens of non-EU
From July 1st 2014, Italian 6-months Presidency of the Council of the EU had begun. Italian Prime Minister and President of the Council Matteo Renzi will present 6-months plan of Italian twelfth Presidency in Strazbourg.