Whistleblowers could lose out in EU tax rule shakeup

The Council’s legal *service* wants a separate text for fiscal leaks, which would be doomed to fail.

As if avoiding taxes were not enough, tax dodgers might soon escape the very rules designed to hold them accountable.

The Council of the EU’s legal service has advised EU countries to exclude tax avoidance and evasion leaks from the protections granted to whistleblowers, according to an internal document seen by POLITICO.