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  • Service: Tax, International Tax
  • Type: Regulatory update
  • Date: 5/24/2013

EU - Council’s conclusions on tax evasion, aggressive tax planning 

May 24:  Leaders of the European Union agreed on 22 May 2013 to certain initiatives to address perceived tax evasion and aggressive tax planning.

Among the items identified in the European Council’s release [PDF 117 KB] for future action are:


  • Revision of the EU Savings Directive
  • A global standard for information exchange
  • Revision of the EU Parent-Subsidiary Directive

Read a May 2013 report [PDF 54 KB] prepared by KPMG’s EU Tax Centre: European Council conclusions on tax evasion and aggressive tax planning




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