May European Council to focus on energy and taxation
The European Council will meet in Brussels on 22 May. The main themes of the meeting will be energy and taxation.
"Finland welcomes the emphasis on the prevention of tax evasion, tax fraud and aggressive tax planning. Combating tax fraud and tax evasion must be our number one priority. I look forward to the European Council meeting tomorrow and expect it to take an ambitious approach to these issues", said Prime Minister Katainen in Helsinki on Tuesday.