Digital services tax

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Dear Competition,

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


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Dear Madam,


Thank you for your e-mail of 02/07/2020. We hereby acknowledge receipt of
your application for access to documents, which was registered on
03/07/2020 under reference number GESTDEM 2020/4272.


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Dear Madam,

We refer to your email dated 02/07/2020 in which you make a request for
access to documents, registered under the above-mentioned reference

Please find attached the reply to your request for access to documents.

According to standard operational procedure, the reply is usually also
sent to you by registered post. Please note, however, that due to the
extraordinary health and security measures currently in force during to
the COVID-19 epidemics, which include the requirement for all Commission
non-critical staff to telework, we are unfortunately not in a position to
follow this procedure until further notice.

We would therefore appreciate if you could confirm receipt of the present
e-mail by replying to [1][email address]

Yours faithfully,



State Aid Registry
European Commission
DG Competition

MADOU Office 13/031

B-1049 Brussels/Belgium
Tel: +32 2 29 61154

Fax: +32 2 29 61242
E-mail: [3][email address]
Competition website: [4]



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Dear Competition,

Thank you. I have received the reply to 2020 4272.

Yours faithfully,

Vicky Cann