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    1. April 29, 2009

      Brussels seeks Swiss tax talks

      Brussels is seeking new talks with Switzerland and four other smaller nonEuropean Union countries in an effort to include...

    2. May 20, 2008

      Surge in European seizures of fake drugs

      The number of fake cosmetics, medicines and toys seized coming into Europe has soared, according to European Union...

    1. May 20, 2008

      Surge in European seizures of fake drugs

      The number of fake cosmetics, medicines and toys seized coming into Europe has soared, according to European Union...

    2. May 14, 2008

      Loopholes exposed in savings directive

      Private citizens are exploiting numerous loopholes in the European Union’s rules on savings taxation so as not to pay tax on...

    3. May 14, 2008

      Loopholes exposed in savings directive

      Private citizens are exploiting numerous loopholes in the European Union's rules on savings taxation so as not to pay tax...

    4. March 5, 2008

      EU states back Germany's call to crack down on Europe tax havens

      Germany's call for a clampdown on European tax havens won support yesterday from a majority of the European Union's 27...

    5. March 5, 2008

      EU majority backs clampdown on tax havens

      Germany's call for a clampdown on European tax havens won support yesterday from a majority of the European Union's 27...

    6. March 5, 2008

      EU backs tax havens clampdown

      Germany's call for a clampdown on European tax havens won support yesterday from a majority of the European Union's 27...

    7. March 4, 2008

      EU majority backs clampdown on tax havens

      Germany’s call for a clampdown on European tax havens won support on Tuesday from a majority of the European Union’s 27...

    8. February 23, 2008

      EU considers plans to tackle tax swindles

      European Union finance ministers are to be asked next month to choose between rival proposals designed to clamp down on...

    9. February 23, 2008

      European ministers consider plans to tackle tax swindles

      European Union finance ministers are to be asked next month to choose between rival proposals designed to clamp down on...

    10. February 23, 2008

      EU ministers weigh plans to tackle tax swindles

      European Union finance ministers are to be asked next month to choose between rival proposals designed to clamp down on...

    11. February 23, 2008

      EU ministers weigh plans to tackle tax swindles

      European Union finance ministers are to be asked next month to choose between rival proposals designed to clamp down on...

    12. December 11, 2007

      EU states warned on tax policies

      European countries must rein in their anti-avoidance tax measures and avoid sweeping crackdowns which breach the law, the...

    13. December 11, 2007

      EU states warned on tax policies

      European countries must rein in their anti-avoidance tax measures and avoid sweeping crackdowns that breach the law, the...

    14. September 28, 2007

      European business hits at US container scan plan

      European shipowners, port operators and retailers yesterday rounded on a US plan to scan all containers entering the...

    15. September 28, 2007

      US container plan attacked

      European shipowners, port operators and retailers yesterday rounded on a US plan to scan all containers entering the...

    16. September 27, 2007

      US shipping plan attacked

      European shipowners, port operators and retailers on Thursday rounded on a US plan to scan all containers entering the...

    17. July 25, 2007

      Threat to scrap Royal Mail's tax exemption

      Two of Europe's biggest postal operators should be stripped of tax exemptions worth hundreds of millions of pounds a year...

    18. July 24, 2007

      Threat to end post operators’ tax breaks

      Two of Europe’s biggest postal operators should be stripped of tax exemptions worth hundreds of millions of euros a year...

    19. July 24, 2007

      Berlin warned on dividend tax

      Germany must change dividend tax rules that discriminate against foreign investors or face the possibility of court action,...

    20. July 24, 2007

      Berlin warned on dividend tax rules

      Germany must change dividend tax rules that discriminate against foreign investors or face the possibility of court action,...

    21. July 21, 2007

      UK joins France in green tax campaign

      Britain and France are to spearhead a campaign to persuade the European Union to cut VAT rates on less environmentally...

    22. July 20, 2007

      Anglo-French push for green tax cut

      Britain and France will press European Union partners to lower VAT rates on less environmentally damaging products as part...

    23. May 1, 2007

      Common tax base plan to prompt EU clash

      Plans for a common European corporate tax system will provoke a clash in Brussels tomorrow amid claims they could undermine...

    24. April 21, 2007

      Europe 'must reform VAT' to beat fraud

      Europe needs "fundamental change" to its VAT system to help beat fraud costing up to €250bn (£170bn) a year, says Laszlo...

    25. April 20, 2007

      Europe ‘needs to reform VAT’

      Europe needs “fundamental change” to its VAT system to help beat fraud costing up to €250bn ($340bn, £170bn) a year,...

    26. April 9, 2007

      Brussels to tighten savings tax law

      Brussels has launched a drive to close the gaping loopholes in a two-year-old European savings law, which has been...

    27. March 29, 2007

      EU call for bigger pollution taxes

      European states should increase taxes on pollution to help them meet goals to combat climate change, the European...

    28. March 13, 2007

      Truckers face higher diesel prices in Europe

      Prices of commercial diesel should rise in many European countries to curb the phenomenon of “fuel tourism” - where truckers...

    29. January 23, 2007

      Brussels gets tough on dividend taxes

      Some of Europe's biggest countries are to be taken to court by the European Commission over the way they tax dividends paid...

    30. December 20, 2006

      EU commissioner warns of legislation on tax co-ordination

      States must tidy up their tax systems to protect businesses and citizens from double taxation and discrimination when they...

    31. December 19, 2006

      Brussels flags common corporate tax

      States must Amid a growing number of legal challenges, Laszlo Kovacs said he would introduce legislation if necessary to...

    32. November 28, 2006

      Germany and Austria to block EU tax reforms

      Germany's controversial plan to tackle a multibillion euro value added tax scam will be blocked again in Brussels on...

    33. November 27, 2006

      Common cross-border tax base 'in five years'

      European companies could be operating across EU borders using a common tax base within five years, the man in charge of...

    34. November 27, 2006

      EC urged to act on Channel Islands' CD trade

      The European Commission is being urged to act against the British government over the trade in VAT-free CDs and DVDs from...

    35. November 26, 2006

      Five-year plan for EU common tax base

      European companies could be operating across European Union borders using a common tax base within five years, the man in...

    36. November 15, 2006

      Investors hit as court backs Belgian double taxation

      Investors were dealt a blow on Monday when the European court ruled that Belgium was justified in fully taxing dividends...

    37. October 13, 2006

      Hong Kong set to reject EU tax disclosure demands

      Hong Kong warned the European Union yesterday that it was extremely unlikely to agree to demands to provide information on...

    38. October 12, 2006

      HK set to reject EU savings tax demands

      Hong Kong warned the European Union on Thursday that it was extremely unlikely to agree to demands to provide information on...

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