UEPC attends DG ECFIN Workshop on Taxation
UEPC has attended the Workshop on Taxation organized by DG ECFIN at the European Commission. Various issues were discussed, including housing.
Serena Fatica of the European Commission explained that housing taxation varied widely across the EU: there were relatively low contributions to the cost of homeownership, due to tax exemptions of imputed rent, relief for mortgage interest payments and low levels of recurrent taxation.
She found that all these aspects raised issues in terms of efficiency (tax neutrality) and equity (distributional impacts).
See full program here.