According to media reports, finance minister Olaf Scholz (SPD) has tried to break German frugality rules and take on more debt. This earned him harsh criticism from the co-governing CDU/CSU Union and parts of the opposition and the ministry now denies ...
EU finance ministers added on Tuesday (18 February) the Cayman Islands and Panama, together with Palau and the Seychelles, to the bloc's blacklist of tax havens, which now includes twelve countries.
The European Commission has called for a “proportionate” and differentiated approach to regulating digital currencies including Facebook’s Libra, as the EU needs to preserve is developing Fintech environment.
EU finance ministers unanimously decided on Tuesday (9 July) to present one single candidate to succeed Christine Lagarde as Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund.
EU finance ministers will discuss on Friday (14 June) a new draft proposal for a financial transaction tax (FTT), which will significantly lower expected revenues once participating member states adopt it, according to details of the text seen by EURACTIV.
European Commission will urge finance ministers on Friday (17 May) to agree on a floor to corporate taxation, as part of a strategy to shape the ongoing global debate on tax matters, according to documents seen by EURACTIV.com
A large majority of EU governments opposed on Tuesday (12 February) the European Commission’s proposal to end the unanimity required to pass legislation on taxation, saying they want to protect national sovereignty and avoid having decisions forced on reluctant countries.
France and Germany presented on Tuesday (4 December) revised plans for the EU's proposed digital tax reforms under which large firms would pay a levy only on advertising sales and not on total revenues, representing a significant reduction of the Commi...
EU finance ministers concluded a deal on Tuesday (4 December) to bolster the region with new tools to save ailing banks and member states but postponed Europe-wide instruments to protect depositors or stabilise national economies.
EU finance ministers remain divided over a raft of issues in the European Commission's digital services tax (DST) plans after a meeting on Tuesday (6 November) drew attention to a plethora of challenges in reaching a consensus.