24/04/2013 European Commission sets up a platform for tax good governance
EU steps up fight against aggressive tax planning and tax havens
By the European Commission Decision of 23 April 2013 the Platform for Tax Good Governance, Aggressive Tax Planning and Double Taxation was set up.
The Platform will allow for a dialogue on issues related to good governance in tax matters,
The Platform will assist the Commission in monitoring progress on its Recommendations on aggressive tax planning and tax havens. The Platform's tasks will be those outlined in Article 2 of the Commission Decision.
The Platform will comprise Member States' tax authorities and up to fifteen business, civil
The Commission also launched a call for applications to select organisations to become a member of the platform.