17th February 2010

EESC calls for stronger co-operation to combat VAT fraud

The EESC backs enhanced administrative cooperation to combat VAT fraud. Tax fraud in the EU amounts to approximately 2 to 2.5% of GDP, i.e. between 200 and 250 billion EUR. The application of the current Regulation has been unsatisfactory, argues the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) in its opinion on combating VAT fraud adopted on 17 February. [more]

Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic