Vat fraud: Interdisciplinary Research on Tax crimes in the European Union
Grant Agreement no: 878619
Project Coordinator: Dr. Costantino Grasso
VIRTEU is an eighteen-month (April 2020 – September 2021) high-profile legal research project, which includes both comparative and interdisciplinary studies, funded by the European Union under the HERCULE III programme.
The Core Research Team operates within and is supported by the Centre for Financial and Corporate Integrity (CFCI), which is directed by Prof. Panagiotis Andrikopoulos, and its Investigators are legal scholars teaching at the Law School of Coventry University (CLS), which is directed by Prof. Stephen Hardy.
VIRTEU aims at exploring the interconnections between tax crimes and corruption so to unravel the intimate relationships that exist between fraudulent and corrupt practices in the area of taxation.
News from the Research Team
VIRTEU ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION SERIES - SESSION 3
February 19, 2021
VIRTEU is delighted to present its Roundtable Discussion Series during which our distinguished guests will be involved in a lively discussion about select research topics. The third session, which will be focused on "Whistleblowing, Reporting, and Auditing in the area of taxation," will be held online (Zoom) on the 26th of February 2021, 5:30-7:00 pm (GMT).
News from the World
U.K. MAY HAVE REVEALED A LOOPHOLE IN EU VAT REGIME
January 13, 2021
Thousands of products have risen of about 20 per cent in price overnight after that changes to VAT treatment of overseas goods sold to customers enter into force in the U.K. as of the 1st of January 2021. The data suggest that a huge VAT loophole was present in the European Union VAT regime.
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