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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 453 proposals for legislative or other legal instruments of this Directorate-General in negotiations with the Council and the European Parliament.
Date Title
21.03.2017  EU position on the Regional Convention on pan-Euro-Mediterranean preferential rules of origin with regard to the amendment of Appendix II to that Convention.
Decision com(2017)133
 
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
 
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
 
21.12.2016  Controls on cash entering or leaving the Union.
Regulation com(2016)825
 
21.12.2016  Amendment of the VAT Directive as regards the temporary application of a reverse charge mechanism in relation to supplies of goods and services above a certain threshold.
Directive com(2016)811
 

2.

Legislation currently being implemented

There are 397 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
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.
Decision com(2017)61
 
10.01.2017  Authorisation of France to conclude an agreement with Switzerland that has provisions derogating from Article 5 of the Directive on the airport of Bâle-Mulhouse.
Decision com(2017)2
 
06.01.2017  Amendment of Decision 2013/677/EU authorising Luxembourg to apply a measure derogating from Article 285 of the VAT Directive.
Decision com(2016)833
 

3.

Legislation in force

There are at least 1581 laws or other legal instruments in force that have been previously proposed by this Directorate-General.
Date Title
28.02.2017  EU position on the addition to the list of substances in Table I of the UN Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances.
Decision com(2017)119
 
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