Luxembourg’s prime minister Xavier Bettel commenting on the tax debate in Brussels  said  “everybody is now in the same boat”. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/EPA

The surprise announcement by the European Commission that it is to extend its request for information on tax rulings to all European Union member stat(...)

The summit  of EU leaders will be  the first under new European Council president Donald Tusk.  Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

Ireland’s corporate tax regime is expected to face fresh scrutiny today at a summit of EU leaders in Brussels, as Taoiseach Enda Kenny meets EU leader(...)

 European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has insisted he did nothing wrong as prime minister of Luxembourg, pointing out the tax rulings offered were legal, he has moved to make corporate tax avoidance a key priority.

The “Lux leaks” scandal may have cast a shadow over Jean-Claude Juncker’s first months as European Commission president, but its real significance wil(...)

EU economics commissioner Pierre Moscovici: said the commission would publish its full post-programme surveillance report on Ireland early next year

EU economics commissioner Pierre Moscovici has refused to comment on reports that the Irish Government had reprimanded the European Commission over (...)

Euro group chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem said it was vital that Greece ensures a “rapid and full implementation of all the reform measures necessary to conclude the fifth review”.

Suzanne Lynch in Brussels Greece was given a two-month extension to its bailout on Monday, as Athens announced it will hold presidential elections thi(...)

EU Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs Pierre Moscovici speaks at the EU Parliament. Photograph: EPA/Stephanie Lecocq

An EU directive on the automatic exchange of information regarding tax rulings – so-called letter of comforts offered by tax authorities to companies(...)

German minister of finance Wolfgang Schaeuble and his French and Italian counterparts are seeking tougher corporate tax regulations.

The German, French and Italian finance ministers have urged the European Commission to draw up EU-wide laws to curb corporate tax avoidance and preven(...)

European Commission president, Luxembourg’s Jean Claude Juncker (right) and Pierre Moscovici (left), the European Commissioner for economics, taxation and customs, attend a session at the European Parliament in Brussels  earlier this month. Photograph: Eric Vidal/Reuters

The European Commission has approved Ireland’s budget for 2015, but warned that the country should use the better-than-expected economic recovery to a(...)

 European Commission president Jean Claude Juncker: announced plans to progress legislation on a common EU corporate tax base: “If we can reach an agreement on that . . . then many problems will disappear.”

Ireland’s corporate tax regime is expected to come under renewed pressure from Brussels, after the European Commission announced a series of sweepi(...)

Jean-Claude Juncker: has not yet commented on the Luxleaks affair

Jean-Claude Juncker, the new head of the European Commission, is facing increasing pressure to respond to last week’s revelations of tax rulings of(...)