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Directorate-General Taxation and Customs Union (TAXUD)

Met dank overgenomen van Europa Nu.

The Directorate-General Taxation and Customs Union has to manage, defend and develop the customs unon as an essential part of securing the outer borders of the European Union.

The main tasks are:

  • to eliminate fiscal obstacles that hinder trade between member states
  • to actively engage in international developments in the field of customs and taxes
  • to encourage cooperation between member states to combat fraud
  • to maintain contact with concerned parties
 

1.

Legislative proposals in negotiation

There are 896 proposals for legislative or other legal instruments of this Directorate-General in negotiations with the Council and the European Parliament.
Date Title
23.02.2017  Amendment of the waiver from the requirement to submit entry and exit summary declarations for Union goods that are moved across the Neum corridor.
Regulation com(2017)79
 
08.02.2017  EU position on amendments to Annex III to Decision No 2/2000 of the EC-Mexico Joint Council on the definition of originating products and methods of administrative ...
Decision com(2017)64
 
08.02.2017  EU position on amendments to Annex III to Decision No 2/2000 of the EC-Mexico Joint Council on the definition of originating products and methods of administrative ...
Decision com(2017)65
 
07.02.2017  Authorisation of Estonia to apply a special measure derogating from Article 287 of the VAT Directive.
Directive com(2017)61
 
19.01.2017  Objection of the Commission to a request by a member-state to be allowed to (continue to) derogate from an article of the VAT Directive.
Communication com(2017)24
 

2.

Legislation currently being implemented

There are 390 laws or other legal instruments of the Council and the European Parliament, previously proposed by this Directorate-General, which are currently being implemented by the member states.
Date Title
09.12.2016  Amendment of Regulation (EU) No 1388/2013 opening and providing for the management of autonomous tariff quotas of the Union for certain agricultural and industrial ...
Regulation com(2016)784
 
09.12.2016  Amendment of Regulation (EU) No 1387/2013 suspending the autonomous Common Customs Tariff duties on certain agricultural and industrial products.
Regulation com(2016)783
 
25.10.2016  Authorisation of the Netherlands to apply a reduced level of taxation to electricity supplied to charging stations for electric vehicles.
Decision com(2016)677
 
20.10.2016  Amendment of Decision 2009/790/EC authorising Poland to apply a measure derogating from Article 287 of the VAT Directive.
Decision com(2016)665
 
07.10.2016  Amendment of Decision 2013/678/EU authorising Italy to continue to apply a special measure derogating from Article 285 of the VAT Directive.
Decision com(2016)644
 

3.

Legislation in force

There are at least 1144 laws or other legal instruments in force that have been previously proposed by this Directorate-General.
Date Title
21.01.2016  Signing of the Agreement with New Zealand on cooperation and mutual administrative assistance in customs matters.
Decision com(2016)9
 
10.11.2015  Authorising Hungary to apply a measure derogating from Article 193 of the VAT Directive.
Decision com(2015)557
 
06.11.2015  Amendment of Implementing Decision 2013/53/EU authorising Belgium to derogate from Article 285 of the VAT Directive.
Decision com(2015)552
 
21.10.2015  Amendment of Decisions 2009/791/EC and 2009/1013/EU authorising Germany and Austria respectively to continue to apply a measure derogating from Art. 168 and 168a VAT ...
Decision com(2015)517
 
20.10.2015  EU position within the Committee for the TIR Convention on the proposal to amend the Customs Convention on the international transport of goods under cover of TIR ...
Decision com(2015)512