Conferences and other events on taxation and customs topics
On 17 May 2023, the Commission put forward proposals for the most ambitious and comprehensive reform of the EU Customs Union since its establishment in 1968.
Customs are involved in the implementation and enforcement of EU legislation on import and export from and to non-EU countries.
In order to stimulate “thinking outside the box” in the EU debate on the future of the Customs Union, the Commission calls on external expertise and establishes a “Wise Persons Group on Challenges Facing the Customs Union” (WPG).
The Customs Union is a foundation of the European Union and an essential element in the functioning of the single market
Customs procedures on import, transit and export of goods: customs declarations, customs decisions, EORI, clearance, storage and more
UCC CCI simplification allows EU companies to centralise and integrate accounting, logistics and distribution at a single point in the EU, bringing many advantages, making them more effective and competitive in the globalised market, regardless of their location.
Taxation and customs legislation, infringements, case law
EU Training and Competency frameworks for Customs and Taxation
Supporting co-operation between national customs administrations - exchange information, develop skills and competences and share best working practices
The project, initiated by the European Commission, aims to replace paper-format customs procedures with EU-wide electronic procedures to create a more efficient and modern customs environment.
Member States may designate parts of the customs territory of the Union as 'free zones'; these free zones must be communicated to the European Commission.