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EU Commissioner Lewandowski hasn’t exactly hit a home run with his comments about the Commission’s forthcoming proposals for an EU tax.The idea was outright rejected by the German government, which pointed out that its coalition agreement stated: “We…

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Taxing questions

The EU’s new Taxation Commissioner Algirdas Semeta has announced that he is planning to revive previously shelved plans for an EU-wide carbon tax, aiming to set a minimum levy of €10/tonne of CO2 emitted (although the exact level is a bit unclear) fr…

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