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Portal on Cross-border Public Services in Europe
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Evert DELOOF-SYS  Identity Verified
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Oct 19, 2002

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This Portal provides information and services to assist Europe\'s citizens and enterprises carry out cross-border activities.

For example, citizens who wish to move to, or enterprises that would like to establish a subsidiary in, another European country.

Since we regularly cross borders (virtual crossings included), the available information on e.g. VAT and tax issues should be of interest to quite a few of us.

Currently the Portal is in its pilot phase. It will be regularly updated with content provided by the European Commission and by the pioneering Member States participating in the pilot: Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Spain, and Sweden.

It is planned, in the near future, to provide information from all EU Member States, as well as from EEA and EU Candidate Countries.

Overview of topics handled for both citizens and enterprises:


Moving To A Country - Your Life

-Care (elderly, ill and disabled)

-Driving your vehicle

-Starting school


-Opening a Bank account

-Having a baby

-Finding Employment

-Death and bereavement


-Being self employed

-Employment laws

-Frontier workers

-Working conditions

-Social Benefits

-Qualifications recognition

-Immigration Regulations

-Public Employment

Education and Training


-Higher education

-Grants and Scholarships

-Studying and training abroad

-School education


-Adult education






-Equal Opportunities

-Political Rights

-Legal Rights

Social Issues




-Healthcare and Social security




-Taxable Income

-Rules of interest to Foreign Nationals

-Personal Tax (rate and calculation)

-Other Taxes

Useful Information

-EU Representation Offices

-Emergency Services

-Practical citizens` services



-Accounting Regulations and Procedures


-Financial Institutions

-Laws and Regulations

Business Statistics


Environmental Protection

-Environmental regulations

-Incentives and Subsidies

Funding Opportunities

-Programs and Schemes

-Structural Funds (ESF)

General Regulations

-Industry Specific Regulations

-Trade Regulations

Human Resources

-Employment Laws

-Social Security

International Trade

-Customs Duties and Procedures

Setting Up

-Legal structure


-Information for SMEs

-Support measures and services

Practical Business Information

-Business Directory

-Fairs and Trade Shows

-Business News Sources

Property Rights

-Industrial Property

-Intellectual Property

Public Procurement Opportunities

-EU level - SIMAP

Research and Development

-Product Development



-Corporate Tax


-Taxable Income

-Rules of Interest to Foreign Companies

-Repatriation of Profits

-Direct and Indirect Taxation


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Montse Tugas  Identity Verified
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Thank you Evert Oct 19, 2002

A very interesting and helpful site for us EU citizens!

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