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CFE Tax Top 5 - Round up of EU tax policy news 13 March 2017

Please see the link below for a brief discussion of the main events whcih happened in the world of tax policy this week!

This week's edition looks at the following developments:

European Economic and Social Committee supports Double Taxation Dispute Resolution proposal

Reference for preliminary ruling on the interpretation of ‘beneficial owner’ in context of the EU Interest and Royalties Directive

European Commission appoints new Director for Indirect Taxation and Tax Administration


2nd International Conference on Taxpayer Rights




13 March, 2017 - 08:00 to 14 March, 2017 - 17:00


Piergiorgio Valente, Ian Young

Convened by the National Taxpayer Advocate, Internal Revenue Service, United States
Hosted by the Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law
at WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Vienna, Austria
Sponsored by Tax Analysts
Co-sponsored by American Bar Association Section of Taxation, American College of Tax
Counsel, American Tax Policy Institute, and International Fiscal Association – USA Branch


For more information, please find the agenda below:

CFE Opinion Statement on the EC consultation 'Effective Disincentives for Tax Advisers'

In respect of the European Commission public consultation 'Introducing Effective Disincentives for Advisors and Intermediaries of Potentially Aggressive Tax Planning Schemes', the CFE has adopted on 15 February 2017 a Joint Opinion Statement of its Fiscal and Professional Affairs Committees. The adopted Opinion Statement PAC/FC 1/2017, accompanies the remarks submitted on behalf of CFE to the European Commission questionnaire.