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Socialists and Democrats have pushed to ensure fair taxation of tech giants

The Socialists and Democrats led today a broad cross-party coalition in the economic and monetary affairs committee to introduce a tax on the digital

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  • Paul Tang MEP
  • Pervenche Berès MEP
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S&Ds deplore refusal by Appleby to meet with parliamentarians over tax evasion inquiry

A European Parliament’s delegation investigating the Paradise Papers revelations was denied a meeting with Appleby today on the Isle of Man. The S&Ds

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S&Ds: EU urgently needs effective minimum taxation, and to put an end to impunity for money laundering

Ahead of the publication of the report of the special committee on financial crimes, tax evasion and tax avoidance next week, the Socialists and

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Fair tax must be Council's priority until the European elections

In light of recent revelations about the scope of CumEx tax fraud in Europe, and in view of an upcoming coordination meeting tomorrow between the

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Golden visa schemes put at risk the EU’s integrity and security and should be banned, say S&Ds

Today, during a hearing in the financial crimes, tax evasion and tax avoidance committee, S&D MEPs called for more EU wide action to tackle money

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It is time for a uniform, simple and flexible VAT system to prevent fraud in Europe, say S&Ds

Today in Strasbourg, the Socialists and Democrats will present to the European Parliament two files on rules on the value added tax (VAT) system in

  • Pervenche Berès MEP
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Findings of Danske Bank investigation shows failure of Europe’s anti-money laundering systems

Following the release of the findings of the investigation into Danske Bank’s branch in Estonia, S&D MEPs have called for more EU wide action to

  • Jeppe Kofod MEP
  • Peter Simon MEP
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S&Ds: The Commission's closure of McDonald's case shows the need for minimum corporate tax rate and public country-by-country reporting

Today, the College of Commissioners announced the closure of its investigation into McDonald's tax practices, which started in December 2015. The

  • Jeppe Kofod MEP
  • Pervenche Berès MEP
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S&Ds welcome the Commission’s proposal to fight money laundering across borders and call for enhanced power and additional resources for the EU’s supervisory institutions

Following the publication of the European Commission’s proposal today to further strengthen the supervision of EU financial institutions, S&Ds called

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Parliament backs new rules to crack down on money laundering and organised crime

The European Parliament’s civil liberties, justice and home affairs committee, today backed two reports designed to make it harder for organised

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  • Emilian Pavel MEP
  • whistle-blowers