EU Experts Mull VAT Reforms

Law360, New York (November 15, 2013, 6:42 PM ET) -- The European Commission on Friday released the final program for the seventh annual Brussels Tax Forum, a gathering of European leaders to discuss value-added tax reform and how to improve the tax's efficiency.

Speakers from across the globe will address fraud, compliance and the role of the VAT in fiscal consolidation. EU Commissioner for Taxation Algirdas Semeta will host the forum, while Belgian State Secretary John Crombez, Portuguese Secretary of State Paulo Nuncio and European Parliament Member Sharon Bowles are featured speakers.

The forum comes amid a...
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