Taxation of cross-border teleworkers – possible solutions

8:30 Registration of participants and coffee

9:00 Welcome and introduction

  • Mr Ioannis Vardakastanis, President of the Section for Economic and Monetary Union and Economic and Social Cohesion (ECO), European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Mr Krister Andersson, Rapporteur for the EESC own-initiative opinion on "Taxation of cross-border teleworkers and their employers"

9:15 Key note adresses

  • Mr David Bradbury, Deputy Director, Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, OECD
  • Mr Michael Lennard, Chief of International Tax Cooperation and Trade in the Financing for Development Office (FfDO), United Nations 
  • Mr Henrik Paulander, Head of Sector, DG TAXUD, EC

Moderator: Mr Krister Andersson, Rapporteur for the EESC

9:45 Panel 1: Employee taxation

  • Ms Helen Pahapill, Tax Policy Adviser to the Deputy Secretary General for Financial and Tax Policy, Ministry of Finance, Estonia
  • Ms Silke Bruns, Head of Division, EU Tax Treaties, Ministry of Finance, Germany


10:45 Coffee break

11:00 Panel 2. Employers taxation

  • Ms Monique van Herksen, Simmons&Simmons
  • Ms Flora Castellani, Member of the Scientific Committee, IFA Luxembourg


12:00 Panel 3. Tax competition - Impact on tax revenues from mobile labor

  • Mr. Piergiorgio Valente, Chairman GTAP Global Tax Advisers Platform, Chairman Tax Technology Committee of CFE, President International Tax Policy Committee at CNDCEC (National Council of Chartered Accountants and Accounting Experts), Professor of International Tax Law at the Link Campus University in Rome
  • Mr Fredrik Lundgren, rapporteur for the Nordic Council


Interaction via Twitter/Slido

12:55 Conclusions of the public hearing