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MEP calls for Europe-wide VAT exemption for micro-businesses in wake of new tax rules

As new VAT rules take effect, Molly Scott Cato has written to EU Commission Vice President Andrus Ansip outlining the concerns of constituents who run very small businesses and calling for a Europe-wide exemption for businesses with a turnover of less than €100,000.

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We’re working hard for the Common Good in Europe, say Greens

The Greens in Europe are working really hard for the common good. That’s the end-of-year assessment by Molly Scott Cato, who has just completed her first six months as an MEP for the South West.

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Greens gain credit for card fee reductions

Greens in the European Parliament have helped secure an early Christmas present for consumers and small businesses after the European Parliament and finance ministers agreed to curb excessive payment card fees paid by many retailers.

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Green MEP challenges new Competition Commissioner over Hinkley

Molly Scott Cato has met with the new EU Competition Commissioner to challenge her over the decision to give the green light to the controversial financial deal on Hinkley C nuclear power station.

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Call for government action on new VAT regulations threatening South West micro-businesses

New EU VAT regulations designed to prevent multinational corporations from avoiding tax on digital sales in other countries are likely to have a devastating impact on some of the South West’s micro-businesses, claims the region’s Green MEP.

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