EU defines new rules on crypto-asset information exchange for tax purposes
For our May newsletter interview, we asked Henrik Paulander, the responsible Head of Sector in DG TAXUD’s Administrative Cooperation Unit, to help us understand how the new so-called 'DAC8' rules will help to increase tax transparency in the crypto assets sector.
New tax transparency rules will help Member States shine a light on the crypto-asset sector
On 16 May 2023, the Commission welcomed the political agreement (‘general approach’) reached by EU Finance Ministers on new tax transparency rules for all service providers facilitating transactions in crypto-assets for customers resident in the EU.
Customs Union: Commission welcomes ECA report on the EU’s AEO Programme
The Commission welcomes today’s Special Report by the European Court of Auditors which looks at the EU’s customs facilitation programme for reliable traders – commonly known as the Authorised Economic Operator – or AEO – programme.
Rules of Origin
Valid proof of origin for imports of products originating in Seychelles into the EU under the EU-ESA interim EPA from 1 July
Follow us now on LinkedIn!
We are excited to announce the launch of the new EU Economy & Finance page on LinkedIn!
Come and visit DG TAXUD at the EU Open Day 2023
On Saturday, 6 May, from 10:00 to 18:00, the European institutions will once again open their doors to the public, to celebrate Europe Day. During the Open Day, citizens can visit the institutions to find out more about what they do.
UCC Work Programme
A new consolidated file has been published with the latest national planning information from the Member States on the IT implementation of the UCC Work Programme.
Ukraine: Commission extends customs duty and VAT waiver on imports of life-saving goods for ten Member States
On 17 April 2023, the EC adopted a Decision which extends for 10 Member States the possibility to temporarily waive customs duties and VAT on the importation from non-EU countries of food, blankets, tents, and other life-saving equipment destined for Ukrainians affected by the war.
How bringing VAT into the digital age can help restore a level playing-field in the hospitality sector
We asked Carmen Muñiz Sánchez, Head of Sector in DG TAXUD’s VAT Policy Unit, to help us understand why new VAT rules are needed in this area, and how the new framework can contribute to a more dynamic and competitive hospitality sector.
Two new training courses are now available on our #CustomsTaxLearning Portal
"ABC of the EU Single Window Environment for Customs" and "Enforcement of the F-gas Regulation via EU-CSW CERTEX for Economic operators" courses are now available.