The European Commission’s ruling that Apple should pay Ireland EUR 13 billion in taxes has reignited the discussion of how much tax large companies should pay. The members of the European Parliament are still demanding a transparent corporate taxation system and a better coordination among EU countries to ensure effective taxation where profits are generated.
The Hungarian food chain inspection authority (“NÉBIH” in Hungarian) welcomes the new resolution on unfair trading practices in the food supply chain, recently adopted by the European Parliament. The unfair trading practices (like payment delay, restricted access to the market, unilateral or retroactive changes to contract terms, etc.) represent a serious problem in the sector, in particular in the food supply chain.
As of 1 September 2016, customs investigators in the European Union will be able to use new electronic tools to combat customs fraud (e.g. the misdeclaration of product origin, undervaluation or misdescription of goods at import) more efficiently.
After three years, the regulations on the construction inspection fines had been conceptually amended again as of June and July 2016.
Following the significant changes as of 2 April 2016 concerning the regulation of the online cash registers, the next date to be followed is 30 September 2016.