Implementation of tax transparency initiative delivering concrete and impressive results

International efforts to improve transparency via automatic exchange of information on financial accounts are improving tax compliance and delivering concrete results for governments worldwide, according to new data released on 7 June 2019 by the OECD. More than 90 jurisdictions participating in a global transparency initiative under the OECD’s Common Reporting Standard (CRS) since 2018 ...
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EU Code of Conduct Group approves the rollback of Aruba’s Special Zone San Nicolas regime

The EU Code of Conduct Group (Business Taxation) has assessed the repeal by the Aruban Government of the Special Zone San Nicolas regime (AW012) and has, in its meeting of 30 January 2019, approved the rollback of the regime. This conclusion was endorsed by the ECOFIN Council on 12 March 2019. This follows from the ...
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IMF Country Report on Curaçao and Sint Maarten: 2018 Article IV Consultation

On 25 January 2019 the International Monetary Fund (IMF) published its Country Report “Kingdom of the Netherlands—Curaçao and Sint Maarten: 2018 Article IV Consultation Discussions”. Hereunder we will take up the integral texts (however without footnotes!) of the Press Release, the Executive Board Assessment and the Staff Report for the 2018 Article IV Consultation Discussions ...
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OECD releases decisions on 11 preferential regimes of BEPS Inclusive Framework Members

The Inclusive Framework on BEPS released the updates to the results for preferential regime reviews conducted by the Forum on Harmful Tax Practices (FHTP) in connection with BEPS Action 5. This follows from a press release published on the website of the OECD on 17 May 2018. Four new regimes were designed to comply with FHTP standards, meeting ...
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Exempt company regime and free zone regime under review Inclusive Framework on BEPS

The Inclusive Framework on BEPS released the updates to the results for preferential regime reviews conducted by the Forum on Harmful Tax Practices (FHTP) in connection with BEPS action 5. This follows from a press release published on the website of the OECD on 17 May 2018. Refer to a separate article about said report in today’s CFN ...
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