We’ll bet you won’t guess which country is the most competitive on taxes

The Tax Foundation released its 2018 International Tax Competitiveness Index, which you can download here. The International Tax Competitiveness Index (ITCI) seeks to measure the extent to which a country’s tax system adheres to two important aspects of tax policy: competitiveness and neutrality. The ITCI points to the fact that the OECD itself has recognised that corporate taxes […]

La directive audiovisuelle de l’UE promeut le protectionnisme culturel

Le Parlement européen demande un quota obligatoire de 30 pour cent de productions européennes imposé aux fournisseurs de contenus audiovisuels. Ce taux dépasse les 20 pour cent que proposait la Commission. Nous devons être clairs sur la nature de cette proposition : il s’agit d’une poussée importante du protectionnisme culturel.

Doing business with Brazil is even more important under Bolsonaro

The election of Jair Bolsonaro as the new president of Brazil has sparked a sudden interest in the largest Southern American country. It seems as if those previously unconcerned by the devastating economic policies and the inability to fight crime in the country, have suddenly turned into policy experts regarding Brazil.

[REPORTAGE] Plastikindustrie : Verbueter hëllefe net weider

Dëse Reportage gouf fir RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg produzéiert, an ass de 14. November ausgestraalt ginn. D’Europäesch Unioun schafft un hirer Plastikstrategie, déi den Ament zwëschent dem Europäesche Conseil an dem Parlament diskutéiert muss ginn. D’Produzente soen hirersäits dass si d’Grondidee ënnerstëtze, mee net esou wéi se soll ausgefouert ginn. D’Europäesch Kommissioun wëll mat hirer Propose […]

[ZOOM] Rasante Buggys

Dieser Artikel wurde für die luxemburgische Tageszeitung “Lëtzebuerger Journal” geschrieben. Die Rubrik “ZOOM” greift junge, alternative und unternehmerische Themen auf und bringt sie den Lesern näher. (Text in veränderter Form im Print) Zwei Triumph Daytona Motoren (1.350 cm³), zügige Beschleunigung und Geschwindigkeiten von bis zu 180 km/h (abhängig davon, auf welcher Strecke gefahren wird): In […]

What do the six Luxembourgish Members of the European Parliament do?

In the European Union, every member states is represented in the European Council by either its head of state or its head of government. In the European Parliament (EP) – which is supposed to represent the people living in the EU – people are represented by member state and according to population: the larger your […]