UFE is the only organisation representing the trade-union interests of employees from all ranks of the tax and custom administrations of Europe.
Founded in 1963 the Union for Finance Personnel in Europe's main objective is to convince the European citizens and the European institutions of the key role played by the financial administrations. We stand for tax Justice, we fight against terrorist financing and organized criminality. We guarantue a fair and secure European market.
«The Union for Finance Personnel in Europe is the only European organisation that represents trade union interests of employees from all ranks of the tax and customs administration authorities. We are a community of more than 400,000 members from over 20 nations. »
Florian Köbler, President
Facing the rapid spread of the Coronavirus Covid-19 in Europe as in the rest of the world, States have taken strong and unprecedented measures, aiming above all to slow down its development by “social distancing”. Border controls have been re-established, and emergency economic support measures are being developed in order to reduce the destabilization of economic and social life as much as possible.
UFE gave Feedback on the inititaive proposal for a Council Directive. The initiative should tackle the fraud in the digital economy. UFE calculates the loss in tax revenue to be around 15 Billion € annualy in Europe. Therefor UFE agrees with the EC that the digital platform econmy is very susceptible to fraud...
We have to fight all forms of tax fraud
UFE president Florian Koebler and UFE vice president Christian Faber attended at the taxday 2020 in Brussels. The taxday 2020 brought together...
For the UFE, the customs and financial administrations must set an example in commitment, exemplarity and responsibility for sustainability.
On January 26, the World Customs Organization (WCO)...
In November a Presidium meeting took place in UFE Headquarter in Berlin. 30 years after the Wall fell..more
CESI President Romain Wolff (left) and UFE President Florian Köbler
The Union of Finance Personnel in Europe (UFE) and the European Confederation of Independent Trade Unions (CESI) reaffirmed their agreement on cooperation.
Initial meeting with the World Customs Organization (WCO)
For an introductory talk the UFE Presiding Board was invited by the World Customs Organization (WCO), which was established in 1952 as the Customs Cooperation Council (CCC) is an independent intergovernmental body whose mission is to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of Customs Administrations.
UFE was founded in Munich. UFE is the only professional association of national trade unions, which represent the staff of tax and custom administrations.
tax and custom officers are represented by the UFE.
congresses were held by the UFE since its foundation.
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