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EU Lawmakers Push for Minimum Tax Adoption Before Leader Summit

June 22, 2022, 2:43 PM

European Parliament lawmakers will seek to push European Union countries to wrap up an agreement on minimum taxation in a debate Thursday ahead of a leader summit where the issue may be discussed.

Lawmakers voted Wednesday to add the debate at the last minute to their agenda, in particular because of concerns that an EU unanimity rule for taxation decisions means a single country can block measures all other countries want.

“After one country threatens its veto, another one applies it, not for reasons of substance but to try and block the functioning of the European Union,” said Philippe Lamberts, ...