Digital services tax

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Dear Economic and Financial Affairs,

Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I would like to request a list of all lobby meetings (including phone calls, conference calls etc) since 1 January 2019 where the EU’s Digital Services Tax proposal, or the OECD’s negotiations on a similar tax, were discussed. The list should include the names of the individuals and organisations participating; the date; the agenda; and any minutes / notes produced. I would additionally like to receive any emails or other correspondence related to proposals for a Digital Services Tax received or sent since 1 January 2019.

Please provide all responses electronically via this site.

Yours faithfully,

Vicky Cann
Rue d'Edimbourg 26
1050 Brx

Generaldirektion Wirtschaft und Finanzen

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Dear Madam,


Thank you for your e-mail of 2 July 2020. We hereby acknowledge receipt of
your application for access to documents, which was registered on 9 July
2020 under reference number GESTDEM 2020/4187.


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European Parliament, Council and Commission documents, your application
will be handled within 15 working days. The time limit will expire on 31
July 2020. In case this time limit needs to be extended, you will be
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European Commission
Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs
Unit R.1 – HR, business correspondent, business continuity and control


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ve_ecfin.ddg2.b.4(ECFIN), Generaldirektion Wirtschaft und Finanzen

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Please find attached document Ares(2020)3968607 from ve_ecfin.ddg2.b.4 (ECFIN.DDG2.B.4) dated 28/07/2020.

Veuillez trouver ci-joint le document Ares(2020)3968607 de ve_ecfin.ddg2.b.4 (ECFIN.DDG2.B.4) daté du 28/07/2020.