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Stakeholders and researchers joined workshop on fair and sustainable taxation

2017-11-28
Multi-disciplinary perspectives on the prospects for fair and sustainable taxation were presented at a stakeholder meeting organised by the Horizon 2020 EU projects FairTax and COFFERS (www.coffers.eu). The meeting, which was supported by the Czech Liaison Office for Research, Development and Innova...

Special issue after fruitful FairTax conference in Vienna

2017-10-26
Can tax-based own resources represent a sustainability-oriented option for financing the EU budget in the future? If yes, which taxes would offer themselves as own resources for the EU budget? These were the central questions discussed at the FairTax conference ‘‘Options for an EU Tax as an EU Own R...

Margit Schratzenstaller presented in-depth MFF analysis at the European Parliament's Budget Committee

2017-10-25
On October 10, FairTax researcher Margit Schratzenstaller presented an in-depth analysis based on Fairtax results on the core elements of the structure of the next Multiannual Financial Framework at the European Parliament's Budget Committee.

FairTax research presented at ICRICT high level meeting

2017-10-24
At a recent one-day high level round table discussion in New York, hosted by the ICRICT organisation, FairTax researcher Danuše Nerudová, Mendel University Brno, presented CCCTB as a possible candidate for a global reform of corporate taxation.

Researchers support a European financial transactions tax in FairTax Policy Brief no.2

2017-10-13
In a recent policy brief from the FairTax project, researchers Danuše Nerudová, Margit Schratzenstaller and Veronika Solilová identify several advantages of introducing a financial transactions tax in the EU.

“Tax systems must be redesigned to meet changing societal conditions”

2017-10-12
In their latest working paper, FairTax researchers Martin Eriksson and Åsa Gunnarsson investigate how national and international politics influence the design of a national tax system.

FairTax study received Mobility Award 2017

2017-09-27
The study "Sustainability-oriented EU Taxes: The Example of a European Carbon-based Flight Ticket Tax" was now awarded the Mobility Award 2017 in the category "research projects" of the Austrian Traffic Club.

New article problematizes the usage of the tax gap concept

2017-09-26
FairTax researcher Lotta Björklund Larsen recently published the article “Mind the (tax) gap: an ethnography of a number” in the Journal of Cultural Economy (Volume 10, 2017 - Issue 5, pp. 419-433)

Can technology help achieve fair taxation? The case of tax technology in Kenya

2017-09-18
By PhD Candidate Nimmo O.Elmi, FairTax and Linköping University.

FairTax research presented at the European Forum Alpbach

2017-09-14
At a Breakout session at the European Forum Alpbach, FairTax researcher Margit Schratzenstaller argued for an EU-wide harmonisation of corporate taxation, effective minimum energy tax rates, and sustainability-oriented tax-based own resources for the EU budget.

New article reviews the pros and cons of EU taxes

2017-09-11
Fair Tax researchers Margit Schratzenstaller, Alexander Krenek, Danuše Nerudová and Marian Dobranschi recently published the article “EU Taxes for the EU Budget in the Light of Sustainability Orientation – a Survey” in the peer-reviewed Journal of Economics and Statistics (Jahrbücher für Nationalöko...

Danuše Nerudová invited as expert in round table discussion on CCCTB

2017-09-05
On September 6, the Group of the Progressive alliance of Socialists & Democrats in the European Parliament (S&D) together with the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) and the European Trade Union Institute (STUI) arranges an expert meeting on CCCTB. FairTax researcher Danuše Nerudová ...

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