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Directorate-General Taxation and Customs Union (TAXUD)

The Directorate-General Taxation and Customs Union has to manage, defend and develop the customs unon as an essential part of securing the outer borders of the European Union.

The main tasks are:

  • to eliminate fiscal obstacles that hinder trade between member states
  • to actively engage in international developments in the field of customs and taxes
  • to encourage cooperation between member states to combat fraud
  • to maintain contact with concerned parties
 

1.

Legislative proposals in negotiation

There are 546 proposals for legislative or other legal instruments of this Directorate-General in negotiations with the Council and the European Parliament.
Date Title
18.11.2020  Amendment of Regulation (EU) No 1387/2013 suspending the autonomous Common Customs Tariff duties on certain agricultural and industrial products.
Regulation com(2020)737
 
17.11.2020  Authorisation of the Netherlands to derogate from Articles 168 and 168a of the VAT Directive.
Directive com(2020)728
 
13.11.2020  Amendment of Regulation 1388/2013 opening and providing for the management of autonomous tariff quotas of the Union for certain agricultural and industrial products.
Regulation com(2020)708
 
28.10.2020  Amending Directive 2006/112 as regards temporary measures in relation to VAT for COVID-19 vaccines and in vitro diagnostic medical devices in response to COVID-19 ...
Directive com(2020)688
 
28.10.2020  EU Single Window Environment for Customs.
Regulation com(2020)673
 

2.

Legislation currently being implemented

There are 491 laws or other legal instruments of the Council and the European Parliament, previously proposed by this Directorate-General, which are currently being implemented by the member states.
Date Title
21.09.2020  EU position in World Customs Organization on Classification Opinions and decisions, and on tools to secure uniform interpretation of the Harmonized System.
Decision com(2020)585
 
14.09.2020  Authorisation of Sweden to apply a reduced rate of taxation to electricity directly provided to vessels at berth in a port in accordance with Article 19 of Directive ...
Directive com(2020)497
 
28.08.2020  Authorisation of Germany to apply a reduced rate of taxation to electricity directly provided to vessels at berth in a port in accordance with Article 19 of Directive ...
Directive com(2020)435
 
21.08.2020  EU position in the Harmonized System Committee of the World Customs Organization on classifications and harmonization notes.
Decision com(2020)427
 
14.08.2020  EU position in the Customs Committee established under the Free Trade Agreement with Korea on amending the definition of 'originating products' and administrative ...
Decision com(2020)376
 

3.

Legislation in force

There are at least 1552 laws or other legal instruments in force that have been previously proposed by this Directorate-General.
Date Title
30.09.2020  Amendment of Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/1768 authorising Croatia to derogate from Article 287 of the VAT Directive.
Directive com(2020)599
 
30.09.2020  Amendment of Implementing Decision (EU) 2018/279 authorising Malta to derogate from Article 287 of the VAT Directive.
Directive com(2020)617
 
14.09.2020  Authorisation of France to apply a reduced rate of taxation to electricity directly provided to vessels at berth in a port in accordance with Article 19 of Directive ...
Directive com(2020)498
 
08.08.2017  EU position as regards the proposal to amend the Customs Convention on the international transport of goods under cover of TIR carnets.
Decision com(2017)408
 
06.04.2017  EU position within the Regional Convention on pan-Euro-Mediterranean preferential rules of origin as regards the request of Ukraine to become Party to that Convention.
Decision com(2017)162