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S&Ds score success for effective minimum tax rate as game changer for tax justice

Today, the economic and monetary affairs committee adopts a report on digital taxation, which for the first time endorses the long-standing S&D Group

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pCBCR: S&Ds stand ready to start negotiations tomorrow on crucial tax transparency tool

Reacting to the decision of the Competitiveness Council, to start negotiations with the European Parliament on public country-by-country reporting

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pCBCR: S&Ds call on EU ministers to finally heed citizens’ call for tax transparency of big businesses

Ahead of this Thursday’s meeting of the Competitiveness Council, the Socialists and Democrats Group urges EU ministers to give the green light for

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“Why are rich countries, like Australia, never blacklisted”? ask S&Ds as they condemn EU tax havens list for mainly targeting poor countries

Reacting to today’s approval of an up-dated EU black list of tax havens by EU foreign ministers, the Socialists and Democrats in the European

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Post-Brexit we must not allow a ‘Singapore-on-Thames’ at our border, say S&Ds, pushing for tougher criteria for EU’s tax haven list

Under the leadership of the Socialists and Democrats, the European Parliament is set to adopt a proposal for greater transparency and stricter


A European budget for the people

After months of tough negotiations, the S&D team managed to secure a deal for the next multi-annual budget of the European Union (MFF). S&Ds succeeded

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To stop tax havens like Cayman Islands from getting off the hook, S&Ds push for tougher criteria

Today, the European Parliament’s economic committee is sending a strong call to the Commission and Council to reform the EU’s tax havens list. MEPs

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S&Ds welcome Eurogroup breakthrough on ESM reform to reduce risks for the banking sector

Last night’s Eurogroup agreement ends a year-long blockage that will finally update the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) by improving the credit

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Council conclusions on taxation are encouraging sign EU ministers are willing to crack down on harmful tax practices

Reacting to the recent conclusions on taxation from the EU economic and finance ministers, Pedro Marques MEP, S&D spokesperson on tax matters, said:

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ECOFIN’s Cayman Islands decision shows criteria for EU tax-haven blacklist are broken

Reacting to today's decision by EU finance and economic ministers to update the EU's tax-haven blacklist, Pedro Marques MEP, S&D spokesperson on tax