The European Commission announced the completion of negotiations of an agreement between the EU and Norway on administrative cooperation, recovery assistance, and addressing fraud with respect to value added tax (VAT).
The EC release notes that the EU-Norway agreement on VAT cooperation was initialed in May 2017, and marks the end of a negotiation process launched in June 2015. Once signed and adopted, the EU-Norway VAT cooperation agreement will provide the EU Member States and Norway with a legal framework for cooperation to combat VAT fraud and assist each other in the recovery of VAT claims.
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