UFE is the only organisation representing the trade-union interests of employees from all ranks of the tax and customs 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
For finance and customs staff in Europe, the fight against the underground economy and its sources of illegal funding has long been a daily concern. The UFE has already spoken out on this issue and has proposed concrete suggestions for development to better fight against these abuses of unbridled and deregulated liberalism.
After a series of special committees and a committee of inquiry, created to delve into the various tax leaks and scandals of recent years, the European Parliament established a more permanent setup to shed light on the matter.
The subcommittee on tax matters will be composed of 30 members. It will deal particularly with the fight against tax fraud, tax evasion, and tax avoidance, as well as money laundering and financial transparency for taxation purposes...
TAX measures COVID 19 - TAX Administrations work hard
The global outbreak of COVID 19 is significantly affecting businesses and their employees. Governments enact many tax measures to support companies and avoid an extreme recession. As a consequence, Tax Administrations work cuttingedge ...
The European Commission asked for feedback of an action plan in taking the customs Union to the next Level.
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...
UFE was founded in Munich. UFE is the only professional association of national trade unions, which represent the staff of tax and customs administrations.
tax and customs officers are represented by the UFE.
congresses were held by the UFE since its foundation.
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