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SFP's tax expert Professor Ángel López-Nicolás from the Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena in Spain published this Working Paper on the effects of an unofficial draft of the European Commission's revised Tobacco Tax Directive (TTD) on novel products and combustibles. The revised TTD was expected to launch in December 2022 but has been postponed indefinitely.  

SFP's Tax Expert Professor Ángel López-Nicolás from the Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena in Spain published this Policy Brief on the effects of the unofficial draft of the European Commission's revised Tobacco Tax Directive (TTD) on novel products and combustibles. The revised TTD was expected to launch in December 2022 but has been postponed indefinitely. 

Based on the data presented in this Policy Brief, SFP has produced the following infographics. 

Advocacy Tobacco Tax Toolkit 2023

Tuesday, 12 December 2023
Taxation

This toolkit aims to support SFP Coalition Partners and other CSOs working on public health and tobacco control in developing and implementing advocacy campaigns to influence national tobacco tax policy. 

[Note Politique] La taxation du tabac dans l'UE

Tuesday, 14 November 2023
Partner News, Taxation

L'expert fiscal de la SFP, le Professeur Ángel López-Nicolás de l'Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena en Espagne, a publié cette Note Politique sur l'effet d'un projet non officiel de la Directive Révisée sur la Taxe sur le Tabac (Tobacco Tax Directive, TTD) de la Commission Européenne. La TTD révisée devait être lancée en décembre 2022, mais elle a été reportée indéfiniment. 

 

SFP's Tax Expert Professor Ángel López-Nicolás from the Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena in Spain published this Policy Brief on the effect of an unofficial draft of the European Commission's revised Tobacco Tax Directive (TTD). The revised TTD was expected to launch in December 2022 but has been postponed indefinitely. 

SFP's tax expert Professor Ángel López-Nicolás from the Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena in Spain published this Working Paper on the effect of an unofficial draft of the European Commission's revised Tobacco Tax Directive (TTD). The revised TTD was expected to launch in December 2022 but has been postponed indefinitely. 

SFP position paper: Tobacco taxes save lives

Wednesday, 23 June 2021
SFP News, Taxation

Brussels, 23 June 2021: Our newly published paper contains SFP’s policy proposals for the revision of the EU Tobacco Tax Directive 2011/64/EU.

The European Commission consultation focused on updating the rules for tobacco and alcohol bought abroad and improving the misuse of existing cross-border arrangements for such purchases.

The European Commission roadmap focused on updating the rules for tobacco and alcohol bought abroad and improving the misuse of existing cross-border arrangements for such purchases.

New SFP Mythbuster on Tobacco Taxation

Monday, 25 February 2019
SFP News, Taxation

SFP's latest Mythbuster is offering argumentation, key facts and figures that disprove six misconceptions on tobacco taxation.

Tobacco Tax for a Healthier Europe: Updated SFP Position Paper

Wednesday, 05 December 2018
SFP News, Taxation

In September 2018, SFP submitted an updated Position Paper on tobacco taxation to the European Commission's consultation on the possible revision of the Tobacco Tax Directive. The latest updated version of the paper, titled Tobacco Tax for a Healthier Europe, can be downloaded further below. 

Sofia, Bulgaria: following the roundtable organised by SFP in conjunction with the Bulgarian Presidency of the EU on 25-26 April 2018, the report below captures the key discussion points from the meeting.

SFP Position Paper on the Tobacco Tax Directive

Thursday, 16 February 2017
Taxation

Read SFP's position paper on revision of the Council Directive 2011/64/EU regarding Excises Duties for Tobacco Products.

20-21 June 2016. SFP together with the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease,  held a 2-day Capacity Building Seminar that took place in Bratislava. The aim of this seminar was to strengthen the training developed by SFP in previous years in order to effectively support national, European and international policy initiatives in line with Articles 6 (taxation) and 15 (illicit trade) of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) as well as the EU approach with regards to taxation and illicit trade.

30 September- 1 October 2015. SFP organised this high level conference in the city of Leuven in Belgium. Bringing together tobacco tax experts, European Commission officials from DG TAXUD, DG SANTE and OLAF as well as MEPs and the tobacco control community, this conference provided an opportunity to discuss the different perspectives on tobacco taxation and illicit trade (Articles 6 and 15 of the FCTC).

Workshop on Taxation and Illicit Trade of Tobacco Products

Thursday, 04 September 2008
Events, Taxation

3-4 September 2008. The Smokefree Partnership, together with its partners and the Association of European Cancer Leagues, organised a two-day workshop in Leuven, Belgium.

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