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UPDATE: Commission is willing to reconsider VAT rules to help small businesses

March 26, 2015 5:45 PM

Catherine Bearder this week presented a letter co-signed by 32 fellow liberal MEPs from 16 differnet countries, laying out the issues with new EU VAT rules for sole traders.

Since then, Vice President Frans Timmermans has said he will look carefully at these rules and will consider a change in them to lessen the burden for small businesses.

See Leader of the liberal group, ALDE, raise the issue in a European Parliament debate the debate below: