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EU Urges 13 Countries to Address Issues in Tax Systems (1)

May 23, 2022, 12:46 PMUpdated: May 23, 2022, 8:36 PM

Nearly half of the EU’s members should fix issues in their tax systems as part of efforts to recover from the pandemic and strengthen the bloc’s economy, the European Commission said Monday.

Recommendations included dealing with rules in Luxembourg and Malta that facilitate aggressive tax planning, introducing an advance tax ruling system in Greece, increasing property and corporate income taxes in Latvia, introducing a road tax in Estonia, and reducing a long list of tax benefits in Portugal.

Countries including Austria, Belgium, Germany and Italy received recommendations on reducing the tax burden on workers, while the Commission said Slovenia had ...