EU tax reform: Towards a more democratic Union

with Ricardo García Antón

5 Dec 2023 | Politics and Governance

Does the EU have the power to tax? Ricardo García Antón (Tilburg University, Germany) helps us navigate through the legal arguments for and against EU taxation and discusses the implications for democracy and legitimacy.

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Building up the EU Revenue Side: But What Is a Tax in EU Law?
By Ricardo García Antón
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About the Speaker

Ricardo García Antón is an assistant professor in international tax law and European tax law at Tilburg University. From 2015 to 2018, he was a research associate and postdoctoral research fellow at IBFD Academic (Amsterdam, the Netherlands). He was educated at the University of Seville, where he graduated in law in 2002. He holds a master’s degree in taxation from the Instituto de Estudios Fiscales/University of Seville (Spain) and a PhD from the European University Institute.