EU launches campaign to tackle tax evasion

Pedro Gonçalves
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The European Union has moved to take action against tax evasion by individuals in its first ever EU-wide campaign to tackle the black economy. The initiative intends to raise awareness among workers, companies and policymakers that undeclared work does not pay off.  The campaign comes after a recent Eurobarometer report found one in 10 Europeans report they have purchased goods or services in the past year that might have derived from undeclared work, and a third know somebody who works undeclared. Nicolas Schmit, commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights, said: "All work matters. Al...

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