London: +44 (0)20 7236 2601
St Albans: +44 (0)1727 869141
Rickmansworth: +44 (0) 1923 771010
Milton Keynes: +44 (0)1908 605552

EC acts to combat tax avoidance

The European Commission has adopted proposals for new directives aimed at improving co-operation between member states to help combat tax evasion and fraud.

We understand that one of the key proposals is that member states would no longer be able use bank secrecy to reject cross border co-operation.

The new proposal is much wider in scope than the existing rules as it apparently covers all taxes except those that are dealt with under a specific European Community legislation, such as VAT and Excise duties. Read the full story:
http://www.tax-news.com/asp/story/EC_Adopts_Mutual_Assistance_Proposals_xxxx34892.html

 

 

 

Date: 19th February, 2009
Author: Cathy Corns

SHARE THIS

Articles from this Author

Contact Business Service Partners

Choose from the drop down menu below to select a Partner to contact.

Tweet

Michael Lapham shortlisted in the Money Management Financial Planner Awards 2017 bit.ly/2fL8VXBtwitter.com/i/web/status/8…

#Farming trading as a #partnership potential #tax pitfalls and tips @mercerhole Phil Fenn insight shar.es/1SHZhc @accountancylive

Follow

LinkedIn

For the latest Mercer & Hole news, visit our LinkedIn page mercer-&-hole

Click here to follow us on LinkedIn