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As is often the case, a number of new tax policy developments have emerged just before the summer break.

The European Commission’s much awaited tax package is finally here.
The Commission is planning a new debt-equity bias reduction allowance. Meanwhile, negotiations over CBCR drag on.
A look at the tax issues being advanced by the German presidency of the EU Council.
The European Commission commits itself to ambitious tax reforms.
What to expect over the next few months.
With the coronavirus spreading through Europe, the EU is looking to coordinate and support mitigating measures as much as possible. In some areas such as taxation, the European Commission’s lack of power competencies is evident. In the meantime, the impact of the crisis on non-coronavirus related tax developments remains to be seen.
The European Commission has provided additional details of its forthcoming tax plans, some of which were alluded to in the Commission’s work programme for 2020.