OECD releases second peer review report on preventing treaty shopping (BEPS Action 6). No jurisdiction has raised any concerns about their agreements with Aruba respectively Curaçao. Aruba encouraged to implement the minimum standard

Progress continues with the implementation of the BEPS package, as the OECD releases the second peer review assessing countries’ efforts to implement the Action 6 minimum standard as agreed under the OECD/G20 BEPS Project: Prevention of Treaty Abuse – Second Peer Review Report on Treaty Shopping. The release of the report was announced in a press release on the website of the OECD. From the press release. The second peer review ...
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BEPS Action 14: OECD releases stage 1 peer review reports on dispute resolution for Brunei Darussalam, Curaçao, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Jersey, Monaco, San Marino and Serbia

The work on BEPS Action 14 continued with the publication on 24 February 2020 of the eighth round of stage 1 peer review reports. Each report assesses a country's efforts to implement the Action 14 minimum standard as agreed to under the OECD/G20 BEPS Project. This was announced with a press release published on the website of the OECD. From the press release: The reports of Brunei Darussalam, Curaçao, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Jersey, Monaco (also available ...
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Stage 1 peer review report on dispute resolution released by OECD: overall Curaçao meets most of the elements of the BEPS Action 14 Minimum Standard

On 24 February 2020 the stage 1 peer review report for Curaçao on dispute resolution (BEPS Action 14) was released by the OECD: Making Dispute Resolution More Effective – MAP Peer Review Report, Curaçao (Stage 1): Inclusive Framework on BEPS: Action 14, OECD/G20 Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Project (hereafter to be referred to as: “the report”). The report assesses the country's efforts to implement the Action 14 minimum standard ...
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OECD Secretary-General Tax Report to G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors

On 14 February 2020, the OECD Secretary-General Tax Report to G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors was released. From the overview in the report: “Over the past 10 years, the G20 has supported multilateral co-operation for a globally fair, sustainable and modern international tax system, which translated into successful deliverables. Thanks to this momentum, significant progress has taken place to combat tax evasion, Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS), ...
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OECD presents analysis showing significant impact of proposed international tax reforms

New economic analysis shows that a proposed solution to the tax challenges arising from the digitalisation of the economy under negotiation at the OECD would have a significant positive impact on global tax revenues. This was announced in a press release published on the website of the OECD in relation to the release of the analysis. From the press release: The analysis puts the combined effect of the two-pillar solution under ...
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OECD releases Transfer Pricing Guidance on Financial Transactions

On 11 February 2020, the OECD released the report Transfer Pricing Guidance on Financial Transactions: Inclusive Framework on BEPS: Actions 4, 8-10. This was announced in a press release published on the website of the OECD. In October 2015, as part of the final BEPS package, the OECD/G20 published the reports on Action 4 (Limiting Base Erosion Involving Interest Deductions And Other Financial Payments) and Actions 8-10 (Aligning Transfer Pricing Outcomes with ...
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Uruguay deposits its instrument of ratification for the Multilateral BEPS Convention

On 6 February 2020, Uruguay 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) with the OECD's Secretary-General, Angel Gurría, thus underlining its strong commitment to prevent the abuse of tax treaties and base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) by multinational enterprises. For Uruguay, the MLI will enter into force on 1 June ...
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OECD releases consultation document on the review of Country-by-Country Reporting and invites public input (BEPS Action 13)

As part of the ongoing work of the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS (Inclusive Framework), the OECD invites public comments on the Review of the BEPS Action 13 minimum standard. This was announced in a press release published on the website of the OECD. From the press release: Background Action 13 of the OECD/G20 Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Project (BEPS Action 13) established a three-tiered standardised approach to ...
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International community renews commitment to multilateral efforts to address tax challenges from digitalisation of the economy

The international community reaffirmed its commitment to reach a consensus-based long-term solution to the tax challenges arising from the digitalisation of the economy, and will continue working toward an agreement by the end of 2020, according to the Statement by the Inclusive Framework on BEPS released by the OECD on January 31, 2020. This was announced in a press release published on the website of the OECD. From the press release: The ...
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Landsbesluit tot wijziging van het Landsbesluit aanwijzing vrijgestelde activiteiten en het Landsbesluit van 24 augustus 2016 ter uitvoering van artikel 2a, eerste lid, van de Landsverordening winstbelasting (Aruba)

Op 5 februari 2020 is het Landsbesluit, houdende algemene maatregelen, van 4 februari 2020 tot wijziging van het Landsbesluit aanwijzing vrijgestelde activiteiten (AB 2005 no. 88) en het Landsbesluit, houdende algemene maatregelen, van 24 augustus 2016 (AB 2016 no. 42) ter uitvoering van artikel 2a, eerste lid, van de Landsverordening winstbelasting (AB 1988 no. GT 47) uitgegeven en geplaatst in het Afkondigingsblad van Aruba, jaargang 2020, no. 24 (AB 2020 ...
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OECD and IOTA join forces in promoting stronger tax systems

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Intra-European Organisation of Tax Administrations (IOTA) signed the renewal of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Co-operation between both Parties. This was announced in a press release published on the website of the OECD. The two organisations, which have worked together since 2000, expressed their intention to expand the co-operation in promoting fair and efficient tax systems and enhancing the ...
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CBCS en University of Curaçao organiseren belastingseminar ‘Belastingverdragen, BEPS 2.0 en bronheffingen’, 14 januari aanstaande

De Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) en University of Curaçao (UoC) nodigen u uit voor het belastingseminar ‘Belastingverdragen, BEPS 2.0 en bronheffingen’ op 14 januari om 9.00 uur, waar topsprekers u zullen meenemen in de actuele internationale fiscale ontwikkelingen op het gebied van bronbelastingen. BEPS 2.0 en de nieuwe bronbelastingen zullen belangrijke gevolgen hebben voor de onderlinge verhoudingen tussen landen. Ook voor het Caribisch deel van het ...
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OECD releases further guidance for tax administrations and MNE Groups on Country-by-Country reporting

The Inclusive Framework on BEPS has released additional interpretative guidance to give greater certainty to tax administrations and MNE Groups on the implementation and operation of Country-by-Country (CbC) Reporting (BEPS Action 13). The new guidance makes clear that, under the BEPS Action 13 minimum standard, the automatic exchange of CbC reports filed under local filing rules is not intended. The release of the report was announced in a press release ...
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Regeling aanvullende documentatieverplichtingen verrekenprijzen gepubliceerd: modellen van het landenrapport, het groepsdossier en het lokaal dossier vastgesteld (Aruba)

Op 23 december 2019 is de Ministeriële regeling van 20 december 2019 ter uitvoering van artikel 30, tweede lid, en artikel 32, vijfde lid, van de Landsverordening winstbelasting (AB 1988 no. GT 47) (Regeling aanvullende documentatieverplichtingen verrekenprijzen) uitgegeven en geplaatst in het Afkondigingsblad van Aruba, jaargang 2019, no. 86 (AB 2019 no. 86). Met deze ministeriële regeling worden de modellen van het landenrapport, het groepsdossier en het lokaal dossier, zoals ...
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Landsverordening van 19 december 2019 tot wijziging van de Landsverordening vrije zones 2000 gepubliceerd in het Afkondigingsblad. Aanpassingen om te voldoen aan de OECD-standaarden met betrekking tot preferentiële belastingregimes op het gebied van mobiel kapitaal (Aruba)

Op vrijdag 20 december 2019 is de Landsverordening van 19 december 2019 tot wijziging van de Landsverordening vrije zones 2000 (AB 2000 no. 28) uitgegeven en geplaatst in de Landscourant van Aruba, jaargang 2019, no. 80 (AB 2019 no. 80). Op 17 december 2019 werd de ontwerplandsverordening tot wijziging van de Landsverordening vrije zones 2000 (AB 2000 no. 28) (Zittingsjaar 2019-2020-920) de Regering aangeboden aan de Staten van Aruba. Wij ...
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