The European Business Initiative on Taxation (EBIT)

EBIT is one of the most recognised business representative bodies on direct tax in Europe

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About EBIT

Established in 2001 with the help of PwC at the request of a number of companies, EBIT is a high-level but informal cross-industry working group of Senior Tax Executives from European based companies whose aim is to help streamline and modernise Europe's direct tax policy. EBIT aims to help eliminate remaining tax barriers that hamper cross-border economic activity in the single market, and deliver business messages based on real-life experiences and examples to achieve practical progress.

EBIT members

  • Airbus Group
  • BP
  • Caterpillar
  • Diageo
  • GSK
  • Huawei
  • International Paper
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • JTI
  • PepsiCo
  • Pfizer
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Raytheon Technologies Corp.
  • RELX
  • Schroders
  • SHV Group

Benefits of joining

Do you also want to help modernise Europe's direct tax policy but don't find the time? Then joining EBIT may be exactly what you're looking for!

  • Daily EBIT email alert service on EU and OECD direct tax developments
  • Being part of a high-level business group for large corporate taxpayers from across industry sectors that collectively input to EU and OECD direct tax policy
  • Meetings with EU and OECD policy-makers
  • Meetings with EU and OECD policy-makers
  • Flexible- time- and cost-efficient approach
  • Regular networking with business peers
  • Easy access to PwC experts and networks

EBIT position papers

EBIT has been an active contributor to the EU direct tax policy debate since 2001. Its approach combines in-depth technical dialogue with key experts at the European Commission and the OECD with a strategic campaign to raise awareness among politicians and policymakers of the key issues facing European-based businesses — and the need to preserve and enhance their competitiveness in the world.

Recent position papers

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EBIT Roundtable


EBIT Virtual Sr. Tax Executives Roundtable