Archives: May 2015

VAT debacle shows main Parties are anything but business friendly, says MEP

Molly has launched a stinging attack on the main parties over their business friendly claims, citing a five month delay in the government responding to queries about the impacts of new EU VAT regulations on micro businesses.

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This is what firm action on tax avoidance looks like, says MEP

Molly has said that support by MEPs for a Greens proposal on strengthening corporate tax transparency is exactly the sort of action needed to tackle the scourge of tax avoidance.

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Wave power funding shows what Europe and renewables can do for Cornwall, says MEP

Molly has welcomed news that The European Commission is to fund a wave power project in Cornwall.

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Green MEP welcomes movement from Commission on VAT relief for micro businesses

Molly Scott Cato MEP has welcomed the announcement today that the EU Commission’s European Digital Single Market Strategy is planning to include a VAT exemption for small businesses. Hailing the announcement as a victory for small business, Dr Scott Cato said it follows several months of challenges to the Commission over new VAT rules which […]

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Correspondence with UK government on EU VAT rules

Molly wrote to Vince Cable, former Business Secretary, to raise concerns over the impact of changes to EU VAT regulation on micro-businesses in the UK. It took five months for the government to respond.

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