PRESS INVITATION - 28 MARCH AT 13.00
“A progressive call to the Brussels Tax Forum –
a Financial Transaction Tax, now”
WHEN- 13h00 Monday 28 March, 2011
WHERE- Austrian Permanent Representation, 1st floor, 30, Avenue de Cortenbergh, 1040 Bruxelles,
WHAT- “A progressive call to the Brussels Tax Forum”
Q&A on why we need a European Financial Transaction Tax (FTT)
WHO - Stephan Schulmeister, Senior Fellow at the Austrian Institute of Economic Research
- Marie Arena, Senator Belgian Parliament, and Former Minister for Pensions
- Pervenche Beres MEP, Chair of European Parliament Employment Committee
- Pascal Canfin MEP, Member of European Parliament Economic Crisis Committee
- Otto Farny Head of Tax Policy Department, Arbeiterkammer AK Austria
This Monday will see Brussels host the ‘Brussels Tax Forum’. This European Commission organised event will discuss taxation developments in, and for, the European Union. However, the European’s for Financial Reform is of the opinion that the EU needs to be at the forefront for the creation of a tax on speculation. Our progressive financial transaction tax (FTT) is that tax.
As 500 tax experts meet in Brussels, come to 30, Avenue de Cortenbergh, 1040 Bruxelles to hear about the tax that would make the biggest difference to ordinary people’s lives.
Stephan Schulmeister will outline his groundbreaking research on why an FTT is fair, equitable and realistic.
Marie Arena, will outline the Belgian commitment to an FTT.
Pervenche Beres MEP, will explain the recent Socialist lead victory on FTT in the European Parliament
Pascal Canfin MEP, will outline the importance of the European Commission consultation on Taxation of the Financial Sector.
Otto Farny, will underline the Social benefits of an ETT at European Level.
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