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 ...
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OECD invites taxpayer input on eighth batch of dispute resolution peer reviews – includes Curaçao

Improving the tax treaty dispute resolution process is a top priority of the BEPS Project. The Mutual Agreement Procedure (MAP) peer review and monitoring process under Action 14 of the BEPS Action Plan was launched in December 2016 with the peer review process now well underway. The peer review process is conducted in two stages ...
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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 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 ...
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BEPS peer review reports on treaty shopping: no jurisdiction has raised any concerns about their agreements with Curaçao

On 14 February 2019, the OECD released additional peer review reports assessing countries’ efforts to implement the Action 6 minimum standards as agreed under the OECD/G20 BEPS Project. The release of this report has been announced with a press release dated 14 February 2019 as published on the website of the OECD. The first peer ...
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OECD releases BEPS peer review reports on improving tax dispute resolution mechanisms and preventing treaty shopping

Progress continues with the implementation of the BEPS package, as the OECD releases additional peer review reports assessing countries’ efforts to implement the Action 6 and Action 14 minimum standards as agreed under the OECD/G20 BEPS Project. The release of these reports has been announced with a press release dated 14 February 2019 as published ...
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Tweede Kamer stemt in met Multilateraal Anti-BEPS verdrag met voorbehoud terzake van effectieve conflictresolutie

De Tweede Kamer heeft op 12 februari 2019 het goedkeuringsvoorstel aangenomen met betrekking tot het op 24 november 2016 te Parijs tot stand gekomen Multilateraal Verdrag ter implementatie van aan belastingverdragen gerelateerde maatregelen ter voorkoming van grondslaguitholling en winstverschuiving (Trb. 2017, 86, en Trb. 2017, 194) (hierna: het Verdrag). Daarbij is nog een amendement aangenomen ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Plenair debat goedkeuring Multilateraal Anti-BEPS verdrag nu gepland voor 4 februari

Het plenair debat in de Tweede Kamer met betrekking tot de goedkeuring van het op 24 november 2016 te Parijs tot stand gekomen Multilateraal Verdrag ter implementatie van aan belastingverdragen gerelateerde maatregelen ter voorkoming van grondslaguitholling en winstverschuiving (Trb. 2017, 86, en Trb. 2017, 194) (hierna: het Verdrag) staat nu gepland voor 4 februari 2019 ...
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Corporate tax remains a key revenue source, despite falling rates worldwide. Effective average and marginal corporate tax rates of Curaçao for 2017 determined by OECD

Taxes paid by companies remain a key source of government revenues, especially in developing countries, despite the worldwide trend of falling corporate tax rates over the past two decades, according to a new report from the OECD.  This was announced by the OECD in a press release dated 15 January 2019. A new OECD report and ...
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OECD and the Netherlands discuss developments in international tax co-operation

OECD Deputy Secretary-General Ludger Schuknecht and Pascal Saint-Amans, Director of the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, met in Paris with Mr. Menno Snel, State Secretary for Finance in The Netherlands, for wide-ranging discussions on international co-operation in the field of taxation, notably as concerns tackling tax evasion. This was announced in a press release ...
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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 ...
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