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Financial transaction taxes in the EU

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The European Commission has published a paper reviewing the most recent economic literature on the effects of financial transaction taxes. It explains the 2011 and 2013 proposals for introducing a FTT in the EU and the continuing discussions on its design. The paper also describes the two recent introductions of FTT in France (August 2012) and Italy (March/July 2013). EU Taxation Paper No. 62, Financial transaction taxes in the European Union, is available at

Issue: 1297
Categories: News , International taxes