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Minimum Tax Agreement Uncertain on Eve of EU Finance Meeting

Dec. 5, 2022, 5:41 PM

European Union finance ministers will head into a meeting Tuesday amid uncertainty about whether Hungary will lift its veto on adoption by the bloc of a global 15% minimum tax.

Ministers are set to discuss an EU directive, or framework law, implementing the minimum tax. The topic could be pulled from the agenda if it becomes clear Hungary won’t change its position, an EU official said.

Czech finance minister Zbyněk Stanjura would sound out his counterparts over breakfast and decide if an attempt can be made to agree the minimum tax or if “this is a file that is ...