Landsverordening van de 29ste december 2020 tot vaststelling van de begroting van Curaçao voor het dienstjaar 2021 in het Publicatieblad (Curaçao)

Op 30 december 2020 is de Landsverordening van de 29ste december 2020 tot vaststelling van de begroting van Curaçao voor het dienstjaar 2021 uitgegeven en geplaatst in het Publicatieblad van Curaçao, jaargang 2020, no. 159 (P.B. 2020 no. 159). De ontwerp-landsverordening werd op 23 december 2020 behandeld in een hervatte openbare vergadering van de Staten van Curaçao (klik hier voor de oproep voor de hervatting van de vergadering). Op 23 ...
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Nota’s van Wijziging op de ontwerplandsbegroting 2021: verschuiving invoering ABB naar uiterlijk 1 april 2021 en budget voor nieuwe functies in de Nieuwe Belastingorganisatie (Curaçao)

Op 15 en 17 december jl. zijn nota’s van wijziging met betrekking tot de ontwerplandsverordening tot wijziging van de Begroting van Curaçao voor het dienstjaar 2021 aangeboden aan de Staten. Hierbij zetten wij de beide nota’s van wijziging naar u door: klik hier voor de (eerste) nota van wijziging en hier voor de tweede nota van wijziging. Beide nota’s van wijziging betreffen wijzigingen van de recapitulatiestaten, van de gewone dienst ...
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Public comments received on the Reports on Pillar One and Pillar Two Blueprints

As part of the ongoing work to develop a solution to the tax challenges of the digitalisation of the economy, the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS invited public comments on the Reports on the Pillar One and Pillar Two Blueprints. The OECD is grateful to the commentators for their input and now publishes the public comments received. This has been announced by the OECD in a press release dated 16 December 2020 ...
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OECD publishes information on the state of implementation of the hard-to-value intangibles approach by members of the Inclusive Framework on BEPS

The OECD has published jurisdiction-specific information on the implementation of the hard-to-value intangibles ("HTVI") approach. To date, 40 jurisdictions have provided information on whether their domestic legal system provides for transfer pricing rules aimed at transactions involving HTVI. This has been announced by the OECD in a press release dated 16 December 2020. Furthermore from the press release: The publication of this information is part of the monitoring process of the implementation ...
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Transparency on tax rulings now the global norm, according to new peer review assessments for over 120 jurisdictions

As part of continuing efforts to improve tax transparency, the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS (Inclusive Framework) has reviewed the progress made by 124 jurisdictions in spontaneously exchanging information on tax rulings, in accordance with the BEPS Action 5 minimum standard. The conclusions show that transparency on tax rulings is now a fully-entrenched part of the international tax framework, with 20 000 tax rulings having been identified and 36 000 ...
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Inclusive Framework Peer Review Report on the Exchange of Information on Tax Rulings: the Netherlands

As part of continuing efforts to improve tax transparency, the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS (Inclusive Framework) has reviewed the progress made by 124 jurisdictions in spontaneously exchanging information on tax rulings, in accordance with the BEPS Action 5 minimum standard. The conclusions show that transparency on tax rulings is now a fully-entrenched part of the international tax framework, with 20 000 tax rulings having been identified and 36 000 ...
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Inclusive Framework Peer Review Report on the Exchange of Information on Tax Rulings: Sint Maarten

As part of continuing efforts to improve tax transparency, the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS (Inclusive Framework) has reviewed the progress made by 124 jurisdictions in spontaneously exchanging information on tax rulings, in accordance with the BEPS Action 5 minimum standard. The conclusions show that transparency on tax rulings is now a fully-entrenched part of the international tax framework, with 20 000 tax rulings having been identified and 36 000 ...
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Inclusive Framework Peer Review Report on the Exchange of Information on Tax Rulings: Curaçao

As part of continuing efforts to improve tax transparency, the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS (Inclusive Framework) has reviewed the progress made by 124 jurisdictions in spontaneously exchanging information on tax rulings, in accordance with the BEPS Action 5 minimum standard. The conclusions show that transparency on tax rulings is now a fully-entrenched part of the international tax framework, with 20 000 tax rulings having been identified and 36 000 ...
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Inclusive Framework Peer Review Report on the Exchange of Information on Tax Rulings: Aruba

As part of continuing efforts to improve tax transparency, the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS (Inclusive Framework) has reviewed the progress made by 124 jurisdictions in spontaneously exchanging information on tax rulings, in accordance with the BEPS Action 5 minimum standard. The conclusions show that transparency on tax rulings is now a fully-entrenched part of the international tax framework, with 20 000 tax rulings having been identified and 36 000 ...
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Nota naar aanleiding van het Verslag inzake de ontwerplandsbegroting 2021, met enkele belastingaangelegenheden. De begroting wordt aanstaande vrijdag behandeld in de openbare vergadering van de Staten (Curaçao)

Hierbij zetten wij de op 7 december 2020 door de Minister van Financiën aan de Staten van Curaçao aangeboden Nota naar aanleiding van het Verslag inzake ontwerplandsverordening tot vaststelling van de Begroting (Beleidsdeel) van Curaçao voor het dienstjaar 2021 (zittingsjaar 2020-2021-170, Statenstuk no. 4) naar u door. De ontwerplandsverordening zal op vrijdag 11 december a.s. om 09:00 uur worden behandeld tijdens een gewone vergadering van de Staten, zo blijkt uit ...
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OECD Secretary-General Tax Report to G20 Leaders presented during the November 2020 meeting

On 23 November 2020, the OECD Secretary-General Tax Report to G20 Leaders was presented during the November 2020 meeting in Saudi Arabia. Click here to go to the report (pdf) on the website of the OECD. This report contains two parts. Part I reports on the activities and achievements in the OECD’s international tax agenda. Part II reports on the activities and achievements of the Global Forum on Transparency and ...
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OECD secretariat invites public input on the 2020 Review of BEPS Action 14

As part of the ongoing work of the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS (Inclusive Framework), the OECD secretariat is seeking public comments on the 2020 review of BEPS Action 14. This was announced by the OECD in a press release dated 18 November 2020. Furthermore from the press release: Background In October 2015 the final report on Action 14 Making Dispute Resolution Mechanisms More Effective was published, containing a minimum standard (the ...
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OECD releases 2019 MAP statistics and calls for stakeholder input on the BEPS Action 14 review on Tax Certainty Day

As part of the BEPS Action 14 minimum standard and the wider G20/OECD tax certainty agenda to improve the effectiveness and timeliness of tax-related dispute resolution mechanisms, the OECD released on 18 November 2020 the latest mutual agreement procedure (MAP) statistics covering 105 jurisdictions and almost all MAP cases worldwide. This was announced by the OECD in a press release dated 18 November 2020. Furthermore from the press release: The 2019 ...
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OECD delivers on tackling harmful tax practices, as a further set of preferential tax regimes are dismantled or tightened (BEPS Action 5)

Jurisdictions continue making progress in countering harmful tax practices, as contemplated in the BEPS Action 5 Minimum Standard, with the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS now having approved the outcomes of the 2020 reviews by the OECD Forum on Harmful Tax Practices (FHTP). This was announced by the OECD in a press release dated 23 November 2020, which press release contains a hyperlink to a document “Harmful Tax Practices – Peer Review ...
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Forum on Harmful Tax Practices: Qualifying activities regime in Curaçao in compliance with FHTP standards and considered not harmful

The OECD Forum on Harmful Tax Practices (FHTP) has published its BEPS Action 5 Update (as of November 2020) with the results of the 2020 peer reviews as established in the October 2020 meeting and has expressed that Aruba tax regimes now in line with the BEPS Action 5 Minimum Standard. This was announced by the OECD in a press release dated 23 November 2020, which press release contains a hyperlink ...
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Forum on Harmful Tax Practices: Aruba regimes now in line with the BEPS Action 5 Minimum Standard

The OECD Forum on Harmful Tax Practices (FHTP) has published its BEPS Action 5 Update (as of November 2020) with the results of the 2020 peer reviews as established in the October 2020 meeting and has expressed that Aruba tax regimes now in line with the BEPS Action 5 Minimum Standard. This was announced by the OECD in a press release dated 23 November 2020, which press release contains a hyperlink ...
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Verslag behandeling ontwerplandsbegroting 2021 in centrale commissie van de Staten (Curaçao)

Hierbij zetten wij het verslag van 13 november 2020 van de centrale commissievergadering van de Staten van 12 oktober 2020 (en verder) inzake Landsverordening tot vaststelling van de Begroting (Beleidsdeel) van Curaçao voor het dienstjaar 2021 (zittingsjaar 2020-2021-170, Statenstuk no. 4) nar u door. Voor eventuele reacties inzake belastingaspecten wachten wij de Nota naar aanleiding van het Verslag af. De ontwerplandsverordening werd op dinsdag 8 september 2020 door de Minister ...
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Panama deposited its instrument of ratification for the Multilateral BEPS Convention (MLI)

Panama has deposited its instrument of ratification for the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (Multilateral Convention or MLI), which now covers almost 1700 bilateral tax treaties, “thus underlining its strong commitment to prevent the abuse of tax treaties and base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) by multinational enterprises”. This was announced by the OECD in a press release dated 5 ...
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Wijziging Ministeriële regeling omzetbelasting: nadere voorwaarden vrijstelling van 7, eerste lid, onderdeel z, Landsverordening omzetbelasting 1999 (Curaçao)

Op 29 oktober 2020 is Ministeriële regeling met algemene werking van de 9de oktober 2020 tot wijziging van de Ministeriële regeling omzetbelasting uitgegeven. Deze ministeriële regeling is geplaatst in het Publicatieblad van Curaçao, jaargang 2020, no. 113 (P.B. 2020, no. 113). Dit publicatieblad is evenwel vooralsnog niet gepubliceerd op de officiële overheidswebsite (www.gobiernu.cw) waar de publicatiebladen worden gepubliceerd [status 10 november 2020]. In deze ministeriële regeling tot wijziging van de ...
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OECD releases new methodology for the peer review of BEPS Action 13

Yesterday, October 29th 2020, the OECD released the new methodology for the peer review of BEPS Action 13 Country-by-Country Reporting. This was announced by the OECD in a press release dated 29 October 2020 on the release of the report. Furthermore from the press release: The Action 13 standard on Country-by-Country Reporting is one of the four BEPS minimum standards. Each of the four BEPS minimum standards is subject to ...
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OECD presents international tax update to G20 Finance Ministers

On 12 October 2020, the OECD has published an update on the continuing negotiations to reach a multilateral, consensus-based solution to the tax challenges arising from the digitalisation of the economy on Monday 12 October 2020: “OECD Secretary-General Tax Report to G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors – October 2020”. Click here to go to the report on the website of the OECD. The publication of the report was ...
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International community renews commitment to address tax challenges from digitalisation of the economy

The international community has made substantial progress towards reaching a consensus-based long-term solution to the tax challenges arising from the digitalisation of the economy, and agreed to keep working towards an agreement by mid-2021, according to a Statement (link to the document on the website of the OECD) released on Monday October 12, 2020. This was announced by the OECD in a press release dated 12 October 2020 on the release ...
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OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS invites public input on the Reports on Pillar One and Pillar Two Blueprints

As part of the ongoing work to develop a solution to the tax challenges of the digitalisation of the economy, the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS is seeking public comments on the Reports on the Pillar One and Pillar Two Blueprints. This was announced by the OECD in a press release dated 12 October 2020. Furthermore from the press release: Background The top priority of the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on ...
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Vanaf maandag 12 oktober behandeling ontwerplandsbegroting 2021 in centrale commissie van de Staten (Curaçao)

De ontwerplandsverordening tot vaststelling van de begroting van Curaçao voor het dienstjaar 2021 staat geagendeerd voor behandeling in de Centrale Commissievergadering van de Staten van Curaçao op maandag 12 oktober 2020, om 10.00 uur, met voortzettingen op dinsdag 13 oktober 2020 om 10.00 uur, donderdag 15 oktober 2020 om 09.00 uur en vrijdag 16 oktober 2020 om 09.00 uur. De vergaderwijze is virtueel. Zo blijkt uit de oproep voor de ...
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Curaçao: peer review report (phase 3) of the BEPS Action 13 Country-by-Country reporting initiative

The OECD has released the outcomes of the third phase of peer reviews of the BEPS Action 13 Country-by-Country (CbC) reporting initiative, demonstrating strong progress in continuing efforts to improve the taxation of multinational enterprises (MNEs) worldwide, according to a press release dated 24 September 2020 published on the website of the OECD on the occasion of the report “Country-by-Country Reporting – Compilation of Peer Review Reports (Phase 3): Inclusive Framework ...
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Aruba: peer review report (phase 3) of the BEPS Action 13 Country-by-Country reporting initiative

The OECD has released the outcomes of the third phase of peer reviews of the BEPS Action 13 Country-by-Country (CbC) reporting initiative, demonstrating strong progress in continuing efforts to improve the taxation of multinational enterprises (MNEs) worldwide, according to a press release dated 24 September 2020 published on the website of the OECD on the occasion of the report “Country-by-Country Reporting – Compilation of Peer Review Reports (Phase 3): Inclusive Framework on ...
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Inclusive Framework on BEPS shows progress in implementing tax transparency through Country-by-Country reporting (Action 13). Compilation of peer review reports phase 3

The OECD has released the outcomes of the third phase of peer reviews of the BEPS Action 13 Country-by-Country (CbC) reporting initiative, demonstrating strong progress in continuing efforts to improve the taxation of multinational enterprises (MNEs) worldwide, according to a press release dated 24 September 2020 published on the website of the OECD. CbC reporting, one of the four minimum standards of the BEPS Project, requires tax administrations to collect and ...
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Antwoorden staatssecretaris op kamervragen over de Notitie Fiscaal Verdragsbeleid 2020: vestigingsklimaat, invloed COVID-19 en positie ontwikkelingslanden

Bij brief d.d. 21 september 2020 heeft de staatssecretaris van Financiën–Fiscaliteit en Belastingdienst zijn antwoorden toegestuurd aan de Tweede Kamer op de vragen die de Kamer heeft gesteld in het schriftelijk overleg van 25 juni 2020 over de Notitie Fiscaal Verdragsbeleid 2020 (NFV). Voor de integrale antwoorden van de staatssecretaris verwijzen wij naar het document zelf. Hierna nemen wij wel enkele passages op met betrekking tot een aantal hoofdonderwerpen: Vestigingsklimaat ...
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Conceptverslag van een Algemeen Overleg van de vaste commissie voor Koninkrijksrelaties met de staatssecretaris van BZK inzake liquiditeitssteun Curaçao, Aruba en Sint Maarten

De vaste commissie voor Koninkrijksrelaties van de Tweede Kamer heeft op 9 september 2020 overleg gevoerd met de staatssecretaris van Binnenlandse Zaken en Koninkrijksrelaties over: de brief van de staatssecretaris van Binnenlandse Zaken en Koninkrijksrelaties d.d. 8 september 2020 inzake stand van zaken derde tranche liquiditeitssteun aan Aruba, Curaçao en Sint-Maarten en concept-Rijkswet Caribische Hervormingsentiteit (35420, nr. 106); de brief van de staatssecretaris van Binnenlandse Zaken en Koninkrijksrelaties d.d. 27 ...
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Ontwerplandsbegroting 2021: Noodfonds COVID-19 (Curaçao)

Op dinsdag 8 september 2020 is door de Minister van Financiën bij gelegenheid van de opening van het nieuwe zittingsjaar van de Staten van Curaçao de ontwerplandsverordening tot vaststelling van de begroting van Curaçao voor het dienstjaar 2021 aangeboden aan de Staten. Klik hier voor het ontwerp en klik hier voor de Memorie van Toelichting (Algemene beschouwing, inclusief onder meer de Nota van Financiën). De begroting 2021 bedraagt NAf 2.148.669.600, ...
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