European Commission June infringements package: key decisions

Released 06 June 2019

The European Commission has published its monthly package of infringement decisions summarising action against member states for failing to comply with obligations under EU law.

Key decisions on Taxation and Customs Union include:

Referrals to the Court of Justice of the European Union:

Commission refers AUSTRIA to the Court for its failure to align with EU VAT rules for travel agents;

Commission refers SPAIN to the Court for imposing disproportionate sanctions for failures to report assets held abroad;

Reasoned opinions:

Commission requests POLAND to align its national practices regarding exemptions for imported alcohol used to produce medicines with EU rules;

Commission requests that HUNGARY align tax rates on cigarettes with the minimum EU threshold;

Letters of formal notice:

Commission requests CYPRUS to amend its rules on imported cars;

Commission calls on MALTA to change its legislation on the annual circulation tax for cars.

For more information, see June infringements package: key decisions.

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