01 Nov 2001

EU Corporate Tax Reform

Alexander Klemm / Claudio Radaelli

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Tax policy within a single country rarely develops in a rational fashion. We should not expect, therefore, the coordination of tax policies of fifteen countries to proceed in a rational fashion. Nevertheless, a coherent EU policy is needed for corporate tax reform. The question then becomes: What direction is most appropriate for EU corporate tax policy? This report provides an overview of the options for corporate taxation in Europe, examining both the potential problems and solutions.