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Magnifying glass over TAX on a puzzle

Finally some good news from member states on tax. Rules to bolster EU tax transparency are progress, say S&Ds

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today welcome EU finance ministers’ decisions to strengthen tax transparency. S&D Group vice-president for economic and monetary affairs,...
make tax fair - books on offshore accounts, taxes and finance

S&Ds push for tough rules on middlemen involved in aggressive tax planning

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today led a majority on measures that would make lawyers, banks or counsellors accountable for the schemes offered to their rich clients to cut...
Multiannual-Financial-Framework-(MFF)

S&Ds: A new European budget investing in Europe, in people and in sustainable well-being for all

The European Parliament budget committee today backed a report calling for an ambitious and responsible future EU financing. This report will be the mandate of the European Parliament for the...
Tax Justice - all companies must pay

Now is time to ensure that taxes are paid where profits are made, say S&Ds

Today, S&D Euro MPs in the economic and monetary affairs committee backed new rules for corporate taxation in Europe to ensure that companies pay their taxes where profits are made. Both...
Are big banks’ profits in tax havens legal, The Commission must launch a full investigation and lift all doubtspresident of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, S&D Group president Gianni Pittella, S&D Group vice-president Udo Bullmann and S&D spo

Socialists and Democrats successfully pushed for a new special committee to investigate tax crimes

On the initiative of the Socialists and Democrats, the leaders of the political groups in the European Parliament today have decided to set up a special committee on financial crimes, tax evasion and...
Europe needs a strong and efficient strategic investment fund

Parliament backs plan to increase up to 32,3 billion EUR of investment in EU’s external actions

The European Parliament today voted on two essential parts of the new European External Investment plan, which aims to increase up to 32,3 billion Euros of investments outside EU mainly in Africa and...