Pierre Moscovici

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The EU Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs, Pierre Moscovici, formally unveiled a blueprint on Tuesday for a transition to qualified majority voting (QMV) on EU taxation policy matters.

Brussels’ frustrated efforts to overhaul company taxation is damaging the European Union as a whole, senior officials said on Wednesday, as the Europe(...)

A screen shows the trajectory of the pound over this afternoon ahead of the  Brexit Deal vote

The overwhelming rejection by MPs of Theresa May’s Brexit deal, the biggest defeat ever inflicted on any government, sees the UK prime minister in a r(...)

Irleand issued a swift rejection on Tuesday of the European Commission’s plan to remove national vetoes on matters relating to tax. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

The Republic issued a swift rejection on Tuesday of the European Commission’s plan to remove national vetoes on matters relating to tax, even as Bruss(...)

The first three measures aimed at eliminating some of the most common corporate tax-avoidance practices used by multinational companies  come into force as of midnight on Monday.

New rules aimed at eliminating some of the most common corporate tax-avoidance practices used by multinational companies come into force across the Eu(...)

Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz: ‘In addition to the European plan ... we will take a national step.’ File photogragh: Robert Ghement/EPA

Having failed to broker a deal on a digital tax during its European Union presidency, Austria said on Saturday it planned to introduce its own levy o(...)

Italy’s deputy prime minister, Luigi Di Maio, said the European Commission couldn’t seek to “massacre Italians” over budgetary measures. Photograph: Getty

The European Commission wants to launch disciplinary proceedings against Italy over concerns that profligate spending plans by the country’s populist (...)

Pierre Moscovici said Greece’s plan to run a surplus of 3.5 per cent of GDP would allow the government to cancel much-feared pension cuts. Photograph: Stephanie Lecocq/EPA

Paschal Donohoe’s budget, and those of 10 euro states, have been given a clean bill of health by the European Commission in its review of euro member (...)

Marco Buti, director general for economic and financial affairs at the Commission, said growth in Europe peaked in 2017 and the “outlook is now less favourable”. Photograph: iStock

The European Commission has become the latest influential body to raise concerns about the sustainability of the State’s corporation tax base. In its(...)

 Donald Trump during a  campaign rally on the eve of voting. File photograph:  Carlos Barria/Reuters

US president Donald Trump has spoken of a “tremendous success” after the Republican party retained control of the Senate in the US midterm elections. (...)

Senators Orrin Hatch and Ron Wyden, of the US Senate Finance Committee, warn of “significant and growing concerns” in the US about the tax. Photograph: Getty Images

Brussels has come under renewed pressure to drop controversial proposals to tax digital company revenue in a letter from key US senators to the presid(...)

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