Proposal for a Regulation establishing the ‘Fiscalis’ programme for cooperation in the field of taxation

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Series Details COM (2018) 443
Publication Date 08/06/2018
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Legislative proposal - published by the European Commission in June 2018 - which sets up the so-called 'Fiscalis' programme for the period 2021-2027.

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The Fiscalis programme aims at improving the operation of tax policy, including administrative coperation, and support tax authorities. This EU cooperation programme enables national tax administrations to create and exchange information and expertise. It focuses on improving the proper functioning of the internal market's taxation systems by helping participating countries, their tax authorities and their officials to work together in the fight against tax fraud, tax evasion and aggressive tax planning.

The Fiscalis programme was proposed a budget of €270 million and replaces the previous programme, Fiscalis 2020. The proposal adopted by the European Commission on 8 June 2018 in the framework of the discussions on the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) for the period 2021-2027. An informal agreement on a compromise text was reached between the co-legislators on 21 March 2019.

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EUR-Lex: SWD(2018)323: Ex-ante evaluation
EUR-Lex: SWD(2018)324: Executive summary of the ex-ante evaluation
European Parliament: Legislative Observatory: Procedure File for Proposal on Fiscalis programme for cooperation in the field of taxation 2021–2027
EP: Legislative Train: Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the 'Fiscalis' programme for cooperation in the field of taxation
European Commission: Fact Sheet, 08/06/2018: Questions and Answers on the Customs and Fiscalis programme
European Commission: Press Release, 08/06/2018: Boosting cooperation between tax and customs authorities for a safer and more prosperous EU
European Commission: Press Release, 21/03/2019: EU budget: Tax cooperation between EU Member States receives welcome boost following funding agreement

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