This overview highlights the Commission’s (i) update on current and upcoming tax initiatives during the FISC Subcommittee meeting with Czech MPs; (ii) European Economic and Social Committee advice to the European Commission to reconsider the DEBRA Proposal; (iii) adoption of a revised State aid framework for research, development and innovation; (iv) amendment and extension of the State Aid Temporary Crisis Framework to support the economy in the context of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine; (v) urging of Member States to end tax breaks and other fiscal measures benefitting crypto-miners; (vi) adoption of the 2023 Commission Work Programme: A Union Standing Strong and United; (vii) approval of an Italian scheme to support newspaper publishers; and (viii) approval of an extension of the Belgian scheme exempting seafarer employers from social security contributions.