OECD Secretary-General Tax Report to G20 Finance Ministers

On 9 October 2019 the OECD Secretary-General Tax Report to G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors was released. From the Overview in the report: “Overview G20 support for modernising the international tax rules has been instrumental over the past 10 years in ending bank secrecy, considerably improving tax co-operation, and strengthening the rules to counter base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) by multinational companies. However, further progress is needed ...
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As the pace of tax reform slows, countries are urged to take bolder action

The pace of tax reforms has slowed across most leading economies and bolder tax reforms will be needed to address future challenges, according to a new OECD report. This was announced in a press release published on the website of the OECD. Tax Policy Reforms 2019 describes the latest tax reforms across all OECD countries, as well as in Argentina, Indonesia and South Africa. The report identifies major tax policy trends and ...
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Public comments received on the possible solutions to the tax challenges of digitalisation

On 13 February 2019, interested parties were invited to provide comments on key issues identified in a public consultation document on possible solutions to the tax challenges arising from the digitalisation of the economy. The OECD is grateful to the commentators for their input and has published the public comments received. This was announced on 8 March 2019 with a press release published on the website of the OECD. Sofar ...
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Extension of the comment period for the public consultation document on the possible solutions to the tax challenges of digitalisation

In order to ensure all stakeholders are given the full opportunity to provide feedback on the publication consultation document relating to the possible solutions to the tax challenges of digitalisation, the OECD has extended the comment period to 6 March 2019. The public consultation meeting remains scheduled for 13-14 March 2019 and the deadline for registration to attend the public consultation remains 1 March 2019. This has been announced by the ...
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OECD invites public input on the possible solutions to the tax challenges of digitalisation

Extension of the comment period for the public consultation document on the possible solutions to the tax challenges of digitalisation Update 19/02/2019  In order to ensure all stakeholders are given the full opportunity to provide feedback on the publication consultation document relating to the possible solutions to the tax challenges of digitalisation, the OECD has extended the comment period to 6 March 2019. The public consultation meeting remains scheduled for 13-14 ...
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OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS: Progress Report July 2017-June 2018 published. Review Curaçao on mutual agreement procedures scheduled for the 8th batch, by April 2019

The OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS has published the Progress Report July 2017-June 2018, according to a post on the website of the OECD. The Progress Report was published on 22 July 2018. Please note that a new version was published on 23 July 2018 in order to correct Figure 1 on page 15: Signatories and parties to the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base ...
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OECD delivers implementation guidance for collection of value-added taxes (VAT/GST) on cross-border sales

On 24 October 2017, the OECD released new implementation guidance to promote the effective collection of consumption taxes on cross-border sales. This guidance will support the consistent implementation of internationally agreed standards for the VAT treatment of cross-border trade and is of particular relevance given the rapid and ongoing digitalisation of the economy. The new guidance - Mechanisms for the Effective Collection of VAT/GST Where the Supplier Is Not Located ...
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