Simplified valued added tax regulations for e-commerce have been adopted by the Council of the European Union.
On September 21, 2017, the European Commission (EC) released a paper on the fair taxation of the digital economy.
On October 25, 2016, the European Commission published a revised corporate tax reform package.
An informal Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) meeting took place on September 9 and 10, 2016, to discuss the implications of the European Council’s ruling that the tax affairs of Apple in Ireland constituted state aid.
Margrethe Vestager, EU competition commissioner, has made it clear that she plans to defend the decision to order Apple to pay €13 billion (£11 billion) in back tax to the Irish government.