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EU Horizon 2020

Value to Coventry University 


Project team

Professor Umut Turksen, Dr Donato Vozza and Dr Adam Abukari from Coventry University

Project partners

Trilateral Research, Vienna Centre for Societal Security, Bundesministerium Fuer Justiz, Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit, Bundesministerium Fuer Finanzen, Maksu Ja Tolliamet, PolÍcia Judiciária, An Garda Siochana

Project objectives

Researchers, law enforcement agencies and national tax authorities from several EU countries have joined this three-year project to harmonise the treatment of tax crime and enhance information sharing across different European jurisdictions.

The research will:

  • Assess practices in the participating countries
  • Identify any gaps in processes
  • Address the challenges of sharing information and best practice
  • Consider social and ethicial implications, such as personal privacy
  • Create policy guidelines and toolkits to encourage behaviour change

Research impact

The project aims to harmonise the treatment of tax crime across the EU and enhance information sharing between EU countries. Helping to tackle tax crime will return vital funds to public services, increasing prosperity and reducing social inequalities.

More information

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This project is funded by the EU. This publication has been produced with the financial support of the European Union’s H2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 787098 - 999612161. The contents of this publication are the sole responsibility of the authors and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Commission.

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