Nous devons créer un véritable marché unique de l’épargne

Seulement une fraction des Européens investit dans des actions, alors que les citoyens américains sont beaucoup plus susceptibles de prendre des parts dans des sociétés présentes sur les marchés financiers. L’Union européenne pourrait apporter des changements réglementaires stratégiques pour améliorer la situation. Avec des taux d’intérêt historiquement bas, les Européens regardent leurs comptes d’épargne avec […]

The EU budget fight: Corona-excuses and Polish dilemmas

The upcoming budget, as it has been suggested by the European Commission in May last year, excites itself over its own ambitions. With more contributions from the 27 member states, the European Commission wants to move all countries away from fossil fuel use for energy production, reform agricultural subsidies in a way that Central and Eastern […]

We need to create a real single market for savings

Only a fraction of Europeans invest in stocks, while American consumers are a lot more likely to get involved in financial markets. The European Union could make strategic regulatory changes to change this for the better. With historically low interest rates, Europeans look at their savings accounts with warranted frustration. Investments in commodities are traditionally […]

Tax credits aren’t subsidies

American superstar congresswoman Alexandria Occasio-Cortez prided herself in being instrumental in chasing Amazon out of her home district of Queens, New York City. The tech giant had found a deal with the city to be granted tax credits in return for building an HQ in New York which would employ thousands of people. Cortez had […]

[REPORTAGE] Italien erwaard neie Budgte d’nächst Woch

Dëse Reportage gouf fir RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg produzéiert, an ass de 6. Dezember ausgestraalt ginn. De Beitrag kann och am Replay op nogelauschtert ginn. ( Déi italienesch Regierung huet een iwwerschaffde Budgte fir d’nächst Woch ugekennegt. Dës kënnt nodeems d’Europäesch Kommissioun d’Budgetspropose zréckgewisen hat.

[REPORTAGE] Bach an Engel verteidege sech géint Kritik u mangelnder Transparenz

Dëse Reportage gouf fir RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg produzéiert, an ass den 23. November ausgestraalt ginn. Nieft hirem Salaire kréie Memberen vum Europäesche Parlament eng Pauschal iwwerwisen vu €4.400 de Mount, mat deene se Saachen wéi z.B. Loyer vu Bureau’en, Stroumrechnungen asw. bezuele mussen. 4 vun de 6 Lëtzebuerger Europadeputéieren haten an enger Resolutioundebatt fir een […]

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 […]