EU measures following the Russian invasion of Ukraine – information for customs authorities and stakeholders
The EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement, Withdrawal Agreement, Online shopping from the UK
In an effort to increase transparency, the European Commission publishes documents and meeting reports from the different Comitology Committees and Expert Group meetings related to Taxation and Customs.
Carbon pricing and CBAM support long-term investment needed for green transition
On 20 February 2024, Member States decided to remove four jurisdictions – the Bahamas, Belize, Seychelles, and Turks and Caicos Islands – from the EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes (Annex I). The Bahamas and Turks and Caicos Islands were fully delisted.
We talked to two of the DG TAXUD architects behind the new rules and the information sharing system underpinning them about how the new system will work to help Member States recoup much-needed VAT revenues!
New phase of EU Excise Movement and Control System (EMCS) allows for interoperability with export systems
The EU Excise Movement and Control System (EMCS) is the trans-European system for the movement of excise goods (tobacco, alcohol and energy products) across the EU. The system is in place since 2011 and currently used by more than 200,000 registered operators. The system has been improved and expand
On 12 February 2024, the Commission Delegated Regulation 2024/249 adopted by the Commission on 30 November 2023 has been published in the Official Journal.
The European Commission offers a range of training and education materials about customs and tax topics