Tax and fiscal policy should continue to support households and businesses through containment, then shift to bolstering recovery

Tax and fiscal policy responses are playing a critical role in limiting the hardship caused by containment measures, and should continue to do so as governments seek to support households and businesses, protect employment and pursue economic recovery from the global pandemic, according to new OECD analysis. ‘Tax and Fiscal Policy in Response to the Coronavirus Crisis; Strengthening Confidence and Resilience’, a report requested of the OECD by the Saudi ...
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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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Landsbesluit machtiging Sector-directeur Fiscale Zaken om Curaçao te vertegenwoordigen bij de ondertekening van de overeenkomst met de VS inzake de uitwisseling van CbC-reports. Te ondertekenen overeenkomst aangehecht (Curaçao)

Bij Landsbesluit van 13 januari 2020 is de Sector-directeur Fiscale Zaken van het Ministerie van Financiën, gemachtigd om de openbare rechtspersoon Curaçao te vertegenwoordigen bij de ondertekening van de aan het landsbesluit gehechte overeenkomst ter uitvoering van artikel 4 van het Verdrag tussen het Koninkrijk der Nederlanden, ten behoeve van de Nederlandse Antillen en de Regering van de Verenigde Staten van Amerika inzake de uitwisseling van gegevens met betrekking tot ...
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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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Boosting tax morale – so people and businesses pay tax

The willingness of individuals and businesses to voluntarily pay tax can be improved through better understanding of the complex interlinkages between enforcement, trust in government and the ease of compliance, according to a new report from the OECD. The release of the report was announced in a press release dated 11 September 2019 on the website of the OECD. Tax Morale: What Drives People and Businesses to Pay Tax? assesses the ...
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OECD/G20 CbC Reporting Compilation of Peer Review Reports: key findings re Curaçao

The OECD has released the outcomes of the second 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. This was announced in a press release published on the website of the OECD. The report also contains a paragraph regarding Curaçao. Curaçao – summary of key findings Curaçao was first reviewed during the ...
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OECD/G20 CbC Reporting Compilation of Peer Review Reports: key findings re Aruba

The OECD has released the outcomes of the second 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. This was announced in a press release published on the website of the OECD. The report also contains a paragraph regarding Aruba. Aruba – summary of key findings The key findings as summarized in ...
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OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS delivers tax transparency: Action 13 Country-by-Country reporting shows big progress

The OECD has released the outcomes of the second 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. This was announced in a press release 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 share detailed ...
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Nederlandse kabinet dient nieuw wetsvoorstel in tegen belastingontwijking

Het Nederlandse kabinet gaat een einde maken aan structuren waarbij bedrijven belasting ontwijken door gebruik te maken van de verschillen in belastingstelsels van landen, de zogenaamde hybridemismatches. Staatssecretaris Menno Snel (Financiën) heeft een wetsvoorstel met die strekking naar de Tweede Kamer gestuurd. Dit wetsvoorstel is een van de maatregelen van dit kabinet om belastingontwijking tegen te gaan. Zo is bekend gemaakt met een nieuwsbericht op de website van de Nederlandse ...
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OECD Secretary-General report to G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors

On 8 June 2019, the OECD released the 2019 OECD Secretary-General Report to G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors. The report contains a brief overview provided by the Secretary-General (see hereafter) as well as tables and overviews regarding the status of various actions. Aruba Aruba is being welcomed as one of the 13 new members of the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS, since the last report of the Secretary-General ...
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International community agrees on a road map for resolving the tax challenges arising from digitalisation of the economy

The international community has agreed on a road map for resolving the tax challenges arising from the digitalisation of the economy, and committed to continue working toward a consensus-based long-term solution by the end of 2020, the OECD announced in a press release dated 31 May 2019 on the website of the OECD. The 129 members of the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) adopted a ...
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Kingdom of the Netherlands deposits instrument of acceptance of the Multilateral Instrument (MLI) for Curaçao and (the European and Caribbean parts of) the Netherlands

On 29 March 2019, the Kingdom of the Netherlands has deposited its instrument of acceptance of the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (multilateral convention or "Multilateral Instrument", "MLI") (Trb. 2017, 86, en Trb. 2017, 194) with the OECD’s Secretary-General, Angel Gurría, underlining its strong commitment to prevent the abuse of tax treaties and base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) by ...
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International community makes important progress on the tax challenges of digitalisation

The international community has made important progress toward addressing the tax challenges arising from digitalisation of the economy and has agreed to continue working multilaterally towards achievement of a new consensus-based long-term solution in 2020, the OECD announced on 29 January 2019 with a press release published on their website. Countries and jurisdictions participating in the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) will step up efforts ...
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