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.
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 have to work cuttingedge to fullfill these measures.
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. Some European leaders speak about a state of health war. For the World Health Organization, this new kind of virus represents a threat to all of humanity….
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 a small, but influential number of policymakers, businesses, advisors, accountants, NGOs and academics to discuss the main tax challenges of the moment…
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.
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