New results show progress continues in combatting harmful tax practices

Further progress has been made on the implementation of the international standard on harmful tax practices as the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS agrees new conclusions on preferential tax regimes and substance in no or only nominal tax jurisdictions. This has been announced on 27 July 2022 with a news release on the website of the OECD. Further from the news release: Preferential regimes At its April 2022 meeting, the ...
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Countries continue the successful implementation of international standards on harmful tax practices and tax dispute resolution

Progress continues in combatting harmful tax practices and providing greater tax certainty. New outcomes on the review of preferential tax regimes and new peer review reports on Mutual Agreement Procedures have been approved by the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS, which groups over 140 countries and jurisdictions on an equal footing for multilateral negotiation of international tax rules. This has been announced by the OECD with a press release dated 24 ...
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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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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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Ministeriële regeling rulingpraktijk winstbelasting gepubliceerd in het Publicatieblad (Curaçao)

Op 11 juni 2020 is de Ministeriële regeling met algemene werking, van de 8ste juni 2020 ter uitvoering van artikel 61, vierde lid, van de Algemene landsverordening Landsbelastingen (Ministeriële regeling rulingpraktijk winstbelasting) uitgegeven en geplaatst in het Publicatieblad van Curaçao, jaargang 2020, no. 63 (P.B. 2020 no. 63). De Ministeriële beschikking rulingbeleid winstbelasting no. 974/RNA en de Ministeriële beschikking rulingbeleid d.d. 9 mei 2018 (P.B. 2018, no. 26) worden hierbij ...
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OECD releases guidance on the spontaneous exchange by no or only nominal tax jurisdictions

As part of BEPS Action 5 to curb harmful tax practices, jurisdictions may only maintain preferential regimes if certain "substantial activities" requirements are met. In order to ensure a level playing field, these requirements must also apply to jurisdictions with zero or only nominal tax rates. As a result, the Inclusive Framework on BEPS decided in November 2018 to resume the application of the substantial activities requirement for no or ...
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Dossier: Landsverordening reparatie preferentiële belastingregimes – P.B. 2018, no. 33 (Curaçao)

Dossier: Landsverordening reparatie preferentiële belastingregimes - P.B. 2018, no. 33 Landsverordening van de 29ste juni 2018 tot wijziging van de Landsverordening op de Winstbelasting 1940, de Landsverordening Economische Zones 2000, de Landsverordening omzetbelasting 1999, de Landsverordening op de inkomstenbelasting 1943, de Landsverordening op de Loonbelasting 1976, de Landsverordening op de dividendbelasting 2000, de Algemene landsverordening Landsbelastingen en de Landsverordening belastingfaciliteiten investeringen (Landsverordening reparatie preferentiële belastingregimes). (Staten van Curaçao, zittingsjaar 2017-2018-130), ...
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Dossier: Landsverordening belastingherzieningen 2018 – P.B. 2018, no. 83 (Curaçao)

Dossier: Landsverordening belastingherzieningen 2018 - P.B. 2018, no. 83 (Curaçao) Landsverordening van de 27ste december 2018 tot wijziging van de Algemene landsverordening Landsbelastingen, de Landsverordening op de winstbelasting 1940, de Landsverordening economische zones 2000, de Landsverordening omzetbelasting 1999, de Successiebelastingverordening 1908 en de Landsverordening reparatie preferentiële belastingregimes6 (Landsverordening belastingherzieningen 2018) PUBLICATIE Uitgegeven: op 28 december 2018 uitgegeven en geplaatst in het Publicatieblad van Curaçao, jaargang 2018, nr. 83 (P.B. 2018 ...
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OECD releases latest results on preferential regimes and new results on no or only nominal tax jurisdictions

Progress continues on implementing the BEPS Action 5 minimum standard, with a further 22 jurisdictions changing their laws to address harmful tax practices. On 19 July 2019, the Inclusive Framework on BEPS approved the latest results of reviews of jurisdictions' domestic laws conducted by the OECD Forum on Harmful Tax Practices (FHTP). The review covered not only preferential tax regimes, but the results of the review of the substantial activities ...
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OECD-FHTP review of preferential regimes – Aruba

On 19 July 2019, the Inclusive Framework on BEPS approved the latest results of reviews of jurisdictions' domestic laws conducted by the OECD Forum on Harmful Tax Practices (FHTP). The review covered not only preferential tax regimes, but the results of the review of the substantial activities factor for no only nominal jurisdictions. This was announced with a press release published on the website of the OECD. For this subject ...
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OECD 2018 Progress Report on Preferential Regimes: Sint Maarten tax exempt company still under review, jurisdiction affected by hurricane

The OECD has released today its new publication, Harmful Tax Practices - 2018 Progress Report on Preferential Regimes (hereafter “the Progress Report”, or “the report”), which contains results demonstrating that jurisdictions have delivered on their commitment to comply with the standard on harmful tax practices, including ensuring that preferential regimes align taxation with substance. The release of the report has been announced today with a press release as published on the ...
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OECD 2018 Progress Report on Preferential Regimes: Curaçao regimes not harmful, respectively no longer harmful or out of scope

The OECD has released today its new publication, Harmful Tax Practices - 2018 Progress Report on Preferential Regimes (hereafter “the Progress Report”, or “the report”), which contains results demonstrating that jurisdictions have delivered on their commitment to comply with the standard on harmful tax practices, including ensuring that preferential regimes align taxation with substance. The release of the report has been announced today with a press release as published on the ...
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OECD 2018 Progress Report on Preferential Regimes: Aruba regimes in the process of being eliminated/amended

The OECD has released today its new publication, Harmful Tax Practices - 2018 Progress Report on Preferential Regimes (hereafter “the Progress Report”, or “the report”), which contains results demonstrating that jurisdictions have delivered on their commitment to comply with the standard on harmful tax practices, including ensuring that preferential regimes align taxation with substance. The release of the report has been announced today with a press release as published on the ...
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Landsverordening belastingherzieningen 2018 in Publicatieblad

Op 28 december 2018 is de Landsverordening van de 27ste december 2018 tot wijziging van de Algemene landsverordening Landsbelastingen, de Landsverordening op de winstbelasting 1940, de Landsverordening economische zones 2000, de Landsverordening omzetbelasting 1999, de Successiebelastingverordening 1908 en de Landsverordening reparatie preferentiële belastingregimes6 (Landsverordening belastingherzieningen 2018) uitgegeven en geplaatst in het Publicatieblad van Curaçao, jaargang 2018, nr. 83 (P.B. 2018 no. 83). Met dit artikel beogen wij u weer zo ...
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OLV belastingherzieningen 2018: Vierde en Vijfde Nota van Wijziging

Vandaag zijn een Vierde en een Vijfde Nota van Wijziging aangeboden met betrekking tot de ontwerp-Landsverordening belastingherzieningen 2018 (zittingsjaar 2018-2019-135). Voor de Vierde NvW klik hier (normaal pdf) en voor de Vijfde Nota van Wijziging klik hier (normaal pdf). Blijkens de toelichtingen bij deze NvW’s betreffen de wijzigingen herstel van technische omissies. Met dit artikel beogen wij u weer zo snel mogelijk te attenderen op de onderhavige aan de Staten ...
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OLV belastingherzieningen 2018: a.s. donderdag behandeling in openbare vergadering van de Staten

De ontwerp-Landsverordening belastingherzieningen 2018 (zittingsjaar 2018-2019-135) zal aanstaande donderdag 20 december 2018 worden behandeld in een openbare vergadering van de Staten van Curaçao. Dat is zojuist bekend geworden naar aanleiding van de oproep met dagtekening 17 december 2018 van de Voorzitter van de Staten voor deze vergadering. De vergadering zal aanvangen om 9 uur ’s ochtends. De ontwerp-Landsverordening belastingherzieningen 2018 staat als derde punt geagendeerd. Eerder vandaag attendeerden wij er ...
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OLV belastingherzieningen 2018: Derde Nota van Wijziging en Gewijzigd ontwerp

Op 13 december 2018 heeft de Minister van Financiën aan de Staten van Curaçao een Derde Nota van Wijziging (hierna: “de Derde NvW”) alsmede een Gewijzigd ontwerp voor een Landsverordening belastingherzieningen 2018 aangeboden. Voor deze Derde NvW klik hier (pdf viewer) of hier (normaal pdf). Voor het Gewijzigd ontwerp klik hier (pdf viewer) of hier (normaal pdf). Op 10 december 2018 heeft ook de Raad van Advies van Curaçao advies ...
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Progress report from the Inclusive Framework on BEPS: Aruba and Curaçao mentioned as jurisdictions with regimes that have been brought under the FHTP review process

The latest progress report from the Inclusive Framework on BEPS covers the assessment of 53 preferential tax regimes, demonstrating jurisdictions' continuing resolve to ensure that tax breaks are only offered to substantive activities and only if they do not pose risks of harmful competition to others. This was announced by the OECD with a press release dated 15 November 2018. The assessment process is part of ongoing implementation of Action 5 under ...
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Progress report from the Inclusive Framework on BEPS: Aruba mentioned as jurisdiction that has made a commitment to make legislative changes

The latest progress report from the Inclusive Framework on BEPS covers the assessment of 53 preferential tax regimes, demonstrating jurisdictions' continuing resolve to ensure that tax breaks are only offered to substantive activities and only if they do not pose risks of harmful competition to others. This was announced by the OECD with a press release dated 15 November 2018. The assessment process is part of ongoing implementation of Action 5 under ...
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Progress report Inclusive Framework on BEPS: Curaçao mentioned as jurisdiction that has delivered on its commitment to make legislative changes

The latest progress report from the Inclusive Framework on BEPS covers the assessment of 53 preferential tax regimes, demonstrating jurisdictions' continuing resolve to ensure that tax breaks are only offered to substantive activities and only if they do not pose risks of harmful competition to others. This was announced by the OECD with a press release dated 15 November 2018 The assessment process is part of ongoing implementation of Action 5 under ...
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OECD releases latest results on preferential regimes and moves to strengthen the level playing field with zero tax jurisdictions

International efforts to curb harmful tax practices and prevent the misuse of preferential tax regimes are having a tangible impact worldwide, according to new data released today by the OECD. This was announced by the OECD with a press release dated 15 November 2018. The latest progress report from the Inclusive Framework on BEPS covers the assessment of 53 preferential tax regimes, demonstrating jurisdictions' continuing resolve to ensure that tax breaks are ...
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OLV belastingherzieningen 2018 (2018-2019-135) (Curaçao) – Documenten

Ontwerplandsverordening belastingherzieningen 2018 (zittingsjaar 2018-2019-135) Statendossier: Zittingsjaar 2018-2019-135 Ontwerplandsverordening tot wijziging van de Algemene landsverordening Landsbelastingen, de Landsverordening op de winstbelasting 1940, de Landsverordening economische zones 2000, de Landsverordening omzetbelasting 1999, de Successiebelastingverordening 1908 en de Landsverordening reparatie preferentiële belastingregimes (Landsverordening belastingherzieningen 2018) (Zittingsjaar 2018-2019-135). Zie voor documentatie ook de documentpagina van de website van de Staten van Curaçao en zoek op "2018-2019-135". Hierbij worden onder meer wijzigingen aangebracht in ...
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Minister informeert Staten over ontwikkelingen rondom de OLV belastingherzieningen 2018: review door OECD in tweede week van januari en uiterlijk 17 december behandeling van de OLV in de Staten

Met een brief van 29 oktober 2018 heeft de Minister van Financiën van Curaçao de Staten van Curaçao geïnformeerd over ontwikkelingen rondom de Ontwerplandsverordening belastingherzieningen 2018 (voluit: de ontwerplandsverordening tot wijziging van de Algemene landsverordening Landsbelastingen, de Landsverordening op de winstbelasting 1940, de Landsverordening op de economische zones 2000, de Landsverordening op de omzetbelasting 1999, de Successiebelastingverordening 1908 en de Landsverordening reparatie preferentiële belastingregimes (Landsverordening belastingherzieningen 2018) (hierna: “de ontwerplandsverordening”) ...
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