Today, the EU Parliament approved a proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2013/34/EU as regards the disclosure of income tax information by certain undertakings and branches, writes Davide Anghileri of the University of Lausanne . . .
Tax advisors, accountants, banks, lawyers, and other intermediaries who design and promote potentially aggressive cross-border tax planning schemes and, in some cases, the clients that receive such advice, would be required to meet new reporting. . .
Davide Anghileri of the University of Lausanne discusses an ECOFIN deal, reached May 23, for a directive that will create a new system for resolving double taxation disputes between the EU States; he also provides an update of EU discussions on adopting a common corporate tax base (CCTB) . . .
The EU Commission today notified France that it considers France’s withholding tax on dividends paid to subsidiaries located in other EU States or European Economic Area (EEA) Members States to be contrary EU law. The Commission said . . .
EU states must allow a court challenge to the legality of an information order issued to implement a tax-related exchange of information request on the grounds that the request lacks “foreseeable relevance,” the Court of Justice. . .