Molly becomes Green chancellor for the day and delves into her green box to reveal how a Green budget would be so very different to a Blue one.
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.
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.
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 … Read moreGreen MEP welcomes movement from Commission on VAT relief for micro businesses
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.
Molly has written to the Commission seeking clarification on a €100,000 exemption on VAT for small and micro businesses.
Molly has welcomed news that the European Commission is likely to follow Green advice and introduce a VAT exemption for all micro businesses with a turnover of less that €100,000.
Molly has joined EU unions in denouncing UK government action on tackling tax avoidance as a sham, saying cuts to tax administration staff across Europe. She believes that such cuts amount to government collusion in tax avoidance.
A group of Green MEPs have written an open letter asking for infringement proceedings following Belgium’s disregard for EU law on exchange of information on tax.
Molly has lambasted the European Parliament over its failure to adopt Green amendments to a motion on tax.