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Recent Trends in Tax Policy in Europe and China, Vienna (July 6-7, 2010)

Organized by the Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law, WU Vienna; Peking University (PKU), the University of Hong Kong (HKU), the Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE), and IFA Austria (International Fiscal Association, Austrian Branch).

As economic activities between members of the European Union as well as cross-border transactions beyond European borders with China are strongly increasing, a new and more comprehensive dimension of research and development in international tax law and especially in recent tax policy trends in Europe and China becomes more and more important.

Cooperation of the economic units Europe and China in the field of international tax law is an issue of significant relevance. Therefore, the Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law, together with the Peking University, the University of Hong Kong, and the Central University of Finance and Economics have strengthened their consistent and sustainable research cooperation and have built up a coordination network between Europe and China that pursues various research projects.

The objective of the joint research project between the participating universities on Recent Trends in Tax Policy in Europe and China is to identify differences and similarities in the tax policy in Europe and China and to find explanations for these differences.