The CFE has today published an Opinion Statement on the European Commission proposals published on 4 October 2017, seeking to follow up on the Action Plan on VAT towards a single EU VAT area - time to act.
The Opinion Statement examines the proposed cornerstones of the definitive VAT system and the introduction of the concept of a Certified Taxable Person. it also includes comments on the proposed "quick fixes".
We invite you to read the Opinion Statement, available on the CFE Website.
In a time of immense change in the international tax environment, CFE believes that tax certainty must become a priority of policy makers. The following Opinion Statement examines the importance of tax certainty through an analysis of the implications of tax uncertainty and conversely, the benefits of tax certainty.
We invite you to read the Opinion Statement below.
The Opinion Statement concerns the Working Paper prepared by the European Commission (DG Taxud) regarding the creation of a so-called toolbox with which Member States would reference and consult when negotiating bilateral tax treaties with developing countries so as to ensure fair treatment of developing countries and a uniform and balanced approach to negotiation with developing countries by Member States. The proposed toolbox is contained in Annex 1 to this Opinion Statement.