Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union

The Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union (DG TAXUD) is a Directorate-General of the European Commission. The DG Taxation and Customs manages, defends and develops the customs union as a vital part of protecting the external borders of the European Union. It also co-ordinates taxation policy across the European Union.


The Directorate-General is organised into five directorates:[1]

  • Directorate A: Customs Policy, Legislation, Tariff
  • Directorate B: Security & Safety, Trade Facilitation & International coordination
  • Directorate C: Indirect Taxation and Tax Administration
  • Directorate D: Direct taxation, Tax Coordination, Economic Analysis and Evaluation
  • Directorate E: Resources and International Affairs

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  1. ^ "Organisation Chart - Taxation and Customs Union Directorate General (01/06/2010)" (PDF). European Commission. Retrieved 2010-06-23.

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