On 23 May 2017 the Council of the European Union (meeting of ECOFIN) agreed on a new system for resolving double taxation disputes within the EU. A final text was concluded on the proposed Directive on Double Taxation Dispute Resolution Mechanisms in the European Union.
CFE welcomes these developments. For an analysis of the proposed directive and CFE's position on the new directive please see the Opinion Statement below.
In order to help you keep informed of recent EU & international tax policy developments , please see below the “CFE’s Tax Top 5” for a summary of the main developments this week, and in particular the decision of the ECJ on a taxpayer’s right to challenge a tax information exchange order.
CFE’s EU and Tax Policy Report is a round-up of key tax and other policy issues at EU level of interest to the European tax advisers. It also provides an overview of selected CJEU case-law and relevant European Commission decisions covering the period January through May 2017.
The Professional Affairs Committee of the CFE adopted an Opinion Statement PAC 2/2017 on the European Commission public consultation on EU measures for protection of whistleblowers. The Opinion Statement is available on the link below.