Framework contract with the European Commission (DG TAXUD)

 

Project information

IHS is currently coordinating an international consortium for a framework contract with the European Commission, Directorate General Taxation and Customs (DG TAXUD) in the topic 'economic analysis in the area of taxation'.

Within this framework contract the Commission will request over the course of the next two years (plus the option for an additional two year extension) scientific studies in all areas of taxation. IHS is taking the role as contact institution for the European Commission and takes amongst others responsibility for establishing project teams and for the overall quality control.

The international consortium consists of:
CASE (Poland), CPB (Netherlands), DIW (Germany), DONDENA  (Italy), ETLA (Finland), IEB (Spain), IFS (United Kingdom), IPP (France), PWC (International), ISER (United Kingdom) and IHS.
Taking up the responsibility for the coordination of this framework contract follows a four year period where IHS was already member of the previous consortium.

The maximum project sum over the full 4 years’ time horizon is 4.3 million Euros.

For more detailed information please contact Thomas Davoine (taxud(at)ihs.ac.at).

Current projects

Study and Reports on the VAT Gap in the EU-28 Member States

Project Duration: December 2017 – September 2019
Consortium: CASE (lead), IEB, IHS (coordinator)

TAXUD Completed Projects

The Impact of Taxes on the Competitiveness of European Tourism

Project Duration: December 2016 – October 2017
Consortium: PwC (lead), IHS (Coordinator)
Final report:The Impact of Taxes on the Competitiveness of European Tourism

Aggressive tax planning indicators

Project Duration: December 2015 – September 2017
Consortium: IHS (lead), CPB, Dondena
Final report: Aggressive tax planning indicators (pdf)

Reform of Rules on EU VAT Rates

Project Duration: May 2016 - June 2017
Consortium: PwC (lead), CASE, IEB, Law Square, IHS (coordinator)

Effectiveness of tax incentives for venture capital and business angels to foster the investment of SMEs and start-ups

Project Duration: December 2015 – September 2017
Consortium: PwC (lead), CASE, IHS
Final report:Effectiveness of tax incentives for venture capital and business angels to foster the investment of SMEs and start-ups (pdf)

Study and Reports on the VAT Gap in the EU-28 Member States

Project Duration: December 2015 – September 2017
Consortium: CASE (lead), IHS (coordinator)
Final report 2016:Study and Reports on the VAT Gap in the EU-28 Member States (pdf)
Final report 2017:Final report on Study and Reports on the VAT Gap in the EU-28 Member States (pdf)

Literature review on taxation, entrepreneurship & collaborative economy

Project Duration: June 2016 - June 2017
Consortium: DONDENA (lead), CASE, IEB, IHS (coordinator), PwC
Final report: Literature review on taxation, entrepreneurship and collaborative economy (pdf)