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The VAT Gap in the EU amounted to EUR 151.5 billion in 2015


Study and Reports on the VAT Gap in the EU-28 Member States:
2017 Final Report

Please find below  the information about the VAT GAP in the 28 EU Member States. Continue reading


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OECD – BEPS project – Final report on Action 1: Addressing the Tax Challenges of the Digital Economy


Technology - using an iPad inside PwC office, PwC NYC Technology-6.jpgThe OECD’s Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) project started in 2013 amid growing concern of tax planning used by multinational enterprises (MNEs) to artificially reduce taxable income / shift profits to low tax countries by benefitting from discrepancies between country specific tax rules. Continue reading


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CEE VAT antifraud conference – Budapest


I am delighted to invite you to the “Mind the VAT Gap! CEE VAT antifraud conference”organised by PwC.

The event takes place on November 19, 2015, in Budapest starting at 8:30 am.

The CEE VAT antifraud conferenceaims to bring together the public finance officials of the 5 CEE countries along with European Commission tax specialists, leading tax consultants and business representatives, in order to find the best ways to tackle the issue of VAT tax evasion throughout the CEE region. Continue reading


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CFE European Tax Report and European Professional Law Report May 2015


PwC_Swiz_Zurich_R_MB_39.jpgPlease find below link to the CFE European Tax Report and European Professional Law Report May 2015.  Read about the exciting developments within EU especially of interest to the indirect tax world following:
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