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Taxation trends in the European Union 2017

Section: Tax Facts / WTA Blog
26 September 2017

This report contains a detailed statistical and economic analysis of the tax systems of the 28 Member States of the European Union, plus Iceland and Norway which are members of the European Economic Area. In addition to the analysis of Europe-wide trends, the report includes country chapters covering the 28 EU Member States, Iceland and Norway.

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Say No to any type of tax harmonization inside the EU!

Section: Members Highlights / WTA Blog
19 September 2017 | Contribuables Associés / France

France

If there is a universal law of the free market, it must be the principle of competition, notably with regards to prices. Our walls, our screens, our media [JE NE COMPRENDS PAS] remind us of this every single day. Without this competition, technical progress would be of no benefit to consumers. Herein lies the crucial flaw of state-directed economies. The market always knows better than a commission of super technocrats what must be the correct price of a pair of shoelaces.

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Misleading Claims about Multi-National Corporate Tax Avoidance

Section: Members Highlights / WTA Blog
2 September 2017 | Tax Foundation / United States

United States

Global political leaders can’t seem to agree on much these days, except perhaps for one thing: cracking down on corporate tax avoidance. Over the past few months, more than 100 countries have signed on to the Inclusive Framework sponsored by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), which sets common rules for addressing base erosion and profit shifting, commonly known as BEPS.

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