OECD releases new methodology for the peer review of BEPS Action 13

Yesterday, October 29th 2020, the OECD released the new methodology for the peer review of BEPS Action 13 Country-by-Country Reporting. This was announced by the OECD in a press release dated 29 October 2020 on the release of the report. Furthermore from the press release: The Action 13 standard on Country-by-Country Reporting is one of the four BEPS minimum standards. Each of the four BEPS minimum standards is subject to ...
LEES VERDER

OECD presents international tax update to G20 Finance Ministers

On 12 October 2020, the OECD has published an update on the continuing negotiations to reach a multilateral, consensus-based solution to the tax challenges arising from the digitalisation of the economy on Monday 12 October 2020: “OECD Secretary-General Tax Report to G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors – October 2020”. Click here to go to the report on the website of the OECD. The publication of the report was ...
LEES VERDER

International community renews commitment to address tax challenges from digitalisation of the economy

The international community has made substantial progress towards reaching a consensus-based long-term solution to the tax challenges arising from the digitalisation of the economy, and agreed to keep working towards an agreement by mid-2021, according to a Statement (link to the document on the website of the OECD) released on Monday October 12, 2020. This was announced by the OECD in a press release dated 12 October 2020 on the release ...
LEES VERDER

OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS invites public input on the Reports on Pillar One and Pillar Two Blueprints

As part of the ongoing work to develop a solution to the tax challenges of the digitalisation of the economy, the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS is seeking public comments on the Reports on the Pillar One and Pillar Two Blueprints. This was announced by the OECD in a press release dated 12 October 2020. Furthermore from the press release: Background The top priority of the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on ...
LEES VERDER

OECD releases stage 1 peer review reports on dispute resolution for, among others, Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands

The work on BEPS Action 14 continues with the publication of the ninth round of stage 1 peer review reports. Each report assesses a country's efforts to implement the Action 14 minimum standard as agreed to under the OECD/G20 BEPS Project. This has been announced with a press release published on the website of the OECD. From the press release: The reports of Andorra, the Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, the Faroe Islands, Macau ...
LEES VERDER

OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS: Progress Report published

On 18 July 2020, the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS Progress Report July 2019 – July 2020 was published. This is the fourth annual progress report of the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS. The report describes the progress made to deliver on the mandate of the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework, covering the period from July 2019 to July 2020, while also taking stock of the progress made since BEPS implementation began ...
LEES VERDER

International community continues making progress against offshore tax evasion

The international community continues making tremendous progress in the fight against offshore tax evasion, as implementation of innovative transparency standards by the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes moves countries ever closer to the goal of eradicating banking secrecy for tax purposes. This was announced in a press release dated 29 June 2020 on the website of the OECD. Nearly 100 countries carried out automatic exchange of ...
LEES VERDER

OECD releases second peer review report on preventing treaty shopping (BEPS Action 6). No jurisdiction has raised any concerns about their agreements with Aruba respectively Curaçao. Aruba encouraged to implement the minimum standard

Progress continues with the implementation of the BEPS package, as the OECD releases the second peer review assessing countries’ efforts to implement the Action 6 minimum standard as agreed under the OECD/G20 BEPS Project: Prevention of Treaty Abuse – Second Peer Review Report on Treaty Shopping. The release of the report was announced in a press release on the website of the OECD. From the press release. The second peer review ...
LEES VERDER

BEPS Action 14: OECD releases stage 1 peer review reports on dispute resolution for Brunei Darussalam, Curaçao, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Jersey, Monaco, San Marino and Serbia

The work on BEPS Action 14 continued with the publication on 24 February 2020 of the eighth round of stage 1 peer review reports. Each report assesses a country's efforts to implement the Action 14 minimum standard as agreed to under the OECD/G20 BEPS Project. This was announced with a press release published on the website of the OECD. From the press release: The reports of Brunei Darussalam, Curaçao, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Jersey, Monaco (also available ...
LEES VERDER

Stage 1 peer review report on dispute resolution released by OECD: overall Curaçao meets most of the elements of the BEPS Action 14 Minimum Standard

On 24 February 2020 the stage 1 peer review report for Curaçao on dispute resolution (BEPS Action 14) was released by the OECD: Making Dispute Resolution More Effective – MAP Peer Review Report, Curaçao (Stage 1): Inclusive Framework on BEPS: Action 14, OECD/G20 Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Project (hereafter to be referred to as: “the report”). The report assesses the country's efforts to implement the Action 14 minimum standard ...
LEES VERDER

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), ...
LEES VERDER

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 ...
LEES VERDER

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 ...
LEES VERDER

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 ...
LEES VERDER

OECD releases consultation document on the review of Country-by-Country Reporting and invites public input (BEPS Action 13)

As part of the ongoing work of the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS (Inclusive Framework), the OECD invites public comments on the Review of the BEPS Action 13 minimum standard. This was announced in a press release published on the website of the OECD. From the press release: Background Action 13 of the OECD/G20 Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Project (BEPS Action 13) established a three-tiered standardised approach to ...
LEES VERDER

International community renews commitment to multilateral efforts to address tax challenges from digitalisation of the economy

The international community reaffirmed its commitment to reach a consensus-based long-term solution to the tax challenges arising from the digitalisation of the economy, and will continue working toward an agreement by the end of 2020, according to the Statement by the Inclusive Framework on BEPS released by the OECD on January 31, 2020. This was announced in a press release published on the website of the OECD. From the press release: The ...
LEES VERDER

BEPS Action 5 minimum standard: Transparency on tax rulings continues to increase

As part of continuing efforts to address BEPS concerns, the Inclusive Framework on BEPS (Inclusive Framework) has now assessed 112 jurisdictions' progress in spontaneously exchanging information on tax rulings, in accordance with Action 5 of the OECD/G20 BEPS package. This includes the first review for newer members of the Inclusive Framework, as well as certain developing countries that had requested additional time and were deferred from the previous years' peer ...
LEES VERDER

OECD secretariat invites public input on the Global Anti-Base Erosion (GloBE) Proposal under Pillar Two

As part of the ongoing work of the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS, the OECD secretariat is seeking public comments on certain aspects of the Global Anti-Base Erosion (GloBE) Proposal under Pillar Two. This was announced in a press release published on the website of the OECD. From the press release: The consultation document (available soon in French) focuses on specific technical issues in respect of the GloBE proposal where input ...
LEES VERDER

OECD releases further guidance for tax administrations and MNE Groups on CbC-reporting

The OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS has released additional interpretative guidance to give greater certainty to tax administrations and MNE Groups on the implementation and operation of Country-by-Country (CbC) Reporting (BEPS Action 13). This was announced in a press release on the website of the OECD. From the press release: The new guidance includes questions and answers on, amongst other topics, the treatment of dividends received, the operation of local ...
LEES VERDER

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 ...
LEES VERDER

OECD invites public input on the Secretariat Proposal for a “Unified Approach” under Pillar One

As part of the ongoing work of the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS (the Inclusive Framework), the OECD is seeking public comments on a Secretariat Proposal for a "Unified Approach" under Pillar One. This was announced in a press release dated 9 October 2019 published on the website of the OECD. From the press release: Background The Programme of Work (PoW) adopted by the Inclusive Framework on BEPS at its meeting of 28-29 ...
LEES VERDER

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 ...
LEES VERDER

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 ...
LEES VERDER

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 ...
LEES VERDER

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 ...
LEES VERDER

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 ...
LEES VERDER

Dossier: Landsverordening van 5 april 2019 tot wijziging van de Algemene landsverordening belastingen en de Landsverordening winstbelasting – A.B. 2019, no. 21 (aanpassingen om de regelgeving m.b.t. de transparante vennootschap in lijn te brengen met internationaal aanvaarde standaarden) (Aruba)

Dossier: Landsverordening van 5 april 2019 tot wijziging van de Algemene landsverordening belastingen en de Landsverordening winstbelasting - A.B. 2019, no. 21 (Aruba) Landsverordening van 5 april 2019 tot wijziging van de Algemene landsverordening belastingen (AB 2004 no. 10) en de Landsverordening winstbelasting (AB 1988 no. GT 47) PUBLICATIE Uitgegeven: op 8 april 2019 en geplaatst in het Afkondigingsblad van Aruba, jaargang 2019, no. 21 (A.B. 2019 no. 21). BRON: ...
LEES VERDER

Global Forum on tax transparency reveals new compliance ratings for nine jurisdictions

On 30 July 2019, the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (the Global Forum) published nine peer review reports assessing compliance with the international standard on transparency and exchange of information on request (EOIR). This was announced in a press release published on the website of the OECD. These reports are part of the second round of Global Forum reviews, which assess jurisdictions against the ...
LEES VERDER

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 ...
LEES VERDER

Landsbesluit machtiging Minister van Financiën voor ondertekening concept-intentieverklaring wijziging Belastingregeling Nederland Curaçao (BRNC) (Curaçao)

In het CFN van 24 mei 2019 rapporteerden wij over de afspraken die Nederland en Curaçao hebben gemaakt in de strijd tegen belastingontwijking en -ontduiking. De landen hebben in een verklaring afgesproken zo snel mogelijk een wetsvoorstel in te dienen om anti-misbruikmaatregelen op te nemen in de belastingregeling tussen beide landen. Daarmee zal de belastingregeling gaan voldoen aan de internationale standaarden in het kader van de aanpak van belastingontwijking. Ook ...
LEES VERDER