The European Union is determined to fight tax evasion
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Confirmed EU finance ministers of the 28 determination to intensify the fight against tax evasion, in response to the Panama securities scandal, with some differences among them about the size of the required transparency from multiple companies Gansah.oukal Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Damlom, whose country currently holds the rotating EU presidency, «everyone is fully committed to work to fill the gaps» in the European financial systems to prevent evasion Aldharaba.oadav about three weeks after the outbreak of the scandal sheets Panama, which continues to react, «We have wasted a lot of time fighting each other about our financial systems, in order to be our the most attractive to investors. But we have come today to the point where now big companies tend to avoid paying taxes ». During the current meeting, which kicked off Friday in Amsterdam, all the finance ministers agreed on the initiative launched by ten days ago, five European countries: Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Britain, spend testing the immediate exchange of information between EU member states to determine the identity of the beneficiaries of the companies Alusbandh.oukal French Finance Minister Michel Saban: «there is a common desire to fight and declared confidential mechanisms» that allows concealing who is behind these companies. And yet still possible to set up companies multiple legal forms, such as with the specific liability companies, which allows to hide the identity of the beneficiary, what makes it very difficult for the tax administrations in each country to prosecute those who try to evade Dharibia.kma Ministers agreed the 28 to set up a black list unified EU comprising tax havens, which demanded by the European Commissioner for economic Affairs Pierre Moscovece, which called for an end to the development of this regulation «by the end of the summer» .oabdo that negotiations Amsterdam will not be easy in any case, because each State their own policies in relation to the tax havens. It must initially agree on the style of the one to determine who can be included his name on the blacklist. And provide suggestions to the 28 ministers at a future meeting them scheduled to be held in May Almqubl.ouhol urged multinational companies to greater transparency, the Dutch Presidency of the European Union announced that it will launch a «starting next week» talks among member states to discuss the proposal to Brussels to make basic financial information available to big companies Algmehor.oukal Austrian Finance Minister Hans Joerg Schilling: «I think that we should not exaggerate our reaction, and we are in the heart of the hysteria caused by the disclosure of Panama Exchange.» Also he expressed his counterparts Financial Malta, Belgium, Germany and ministers similar reservations under various pretexts.