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Report on debate over double taxation dispute resolution and common corporate tax base - Dods EU Briefing

ECOfin

On May 23, the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (Ecofin) met to discuss Double taxation dispute resolution and a Common corporate tax base. Concerning the former item, Ministers were unanimous in their support for the compromise text and an agreement was reached. With regards to the latter issue, whilst Ministers voiced their support for any initiative that would increase the EU’s competitiveness, consensus was not reached where certain aspects were concerned; for example, the issue of whether flexibility that should be afforded to member states as under the principle of proportionality. 

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