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
SEMINAR SERIES - CSR, WHISTLEBLOWING, HUMAN RIGHTS
October 12, 2020
VIRTEU is delighted to announce that, in partnership with the Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics Blog, our Project Leader, Dr. Costantino Grasso, and our Research Associates, Dr. Dawn Carpenter and Dr. Luca D'Ambrosio, have co-organized and launched a series of intellectually stimulating presentations focused on corporate irresponsible behaviors.
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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