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6th September 2015 / Politics / Tax & Finance

Politics: Euractiv.cz: MEP Ježek on tax policy, migration crisis. MEPs Zdechovský, Niedermayer, Zahradil on migration (updated)

Pressure on quotas killed the debate on migration in the Czech Republic before it started, says Czech Member of the European Parliament Petr Ježek (ANO). "Our countries were closed towards the world outside for forty years. There were attempts at an in-depth discussion of the issue of migration in...
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2nd December 2014 / Politics / Tax & Finance

Politics: MEP Tomáš Zdechovský: EU needs ‘Taxparency’ solution to fight tax evasion

The LuxLeaks case reminded Europe that it needs to deal with tax evasion which costs the EU budget billions of euros. A group of lawyers and economists put forward the so-called ‘Taxparency’ solution and believe they can gather political support.  “We have already presented it to Mr. Juncker, and he...
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17th October 2014 / Politics / Tax & Finance

Politics: Finance ministers agree on new anti-tax evasion measures

On 14 October in Luxembourg, the finance ministers of the EU28 held a meeting of the ECOFIN Council. In line with the OECD and G20 general guidelines on fight against tax evasion, the ministers discussed and eventually agreed on a revised automatic exchange of tax information directive. The directiv...
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic