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 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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Voldoende commitment Curaçao richting EU Gedragscodegroep

Op 12 maart 2019 werd door de Europese Commissie de nieuwe (aangepast) lijst van niet-coöperatieve belastingjurisdicties (EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes) bekend gemaakt, in de praktijk ook wel aangeuid als de “zwarte lijst”. Aruba stond op deze lijst vermeld, aangezien Aruba nog één schadelijk belastingregime niet had aangepast dan wel afgeschaft (overigens heeft Aruba het betreffende regime – het regime van de transparante vennootschap – inmiddels ook ...
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Reactie Minister van Financiën op brief EU Gedragscodegroep inzake de vervanging van preferentiële belastingregimes (Curaçao)

Met een brief van 15 februari 2019 heeft de Minister van Financiën van Curaçao gereageerd op de brief van 1 februari 2019 van de voorzitter van de Gedragscodegroep van de Europese Unie (de “EU Code of Conduct Group”) inzake de “Replacement of Curaçao's harmful preferential tax regimes with measures of similar effect”. De brief van de Gedragscodegroep houdt verband met de EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes. Wij rapporteerden ...
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Peer review reports on the exchange of information on tax rulings: Sint Maarten not assessed as it suffered a natural disaster in 2017

The Inclusive Framework on BEPS has released the 2017 Peer Review Reports on the Exchange of Information on Tax Rulings  (hereafter: the report) in connection with its assessment of individual jurisdictions' progress in spontaneously exchanging information on tax rulings, in accordance with Action 5 of the OECD/G20 BEPS package. The peer review reports show that one key aim of the BEPS Project – increasing transparency on tax rulings - is ...
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Peer review reports on the exchange of information on tax rulings: Aruba mentioned in relation to TIEA’s and exchange of information with other countries

The Inclusive Framework on BEPS has released the 2017 Peer Review Reports on the Exchange of Information on Tax Rulings  (hereafter: the report) in connection with its assessment of individual jurisdictions' progress in spontaneously exchanging information on tax rulings, in accordance with Action 5 of the OECD/G20 BEPS package. The peer review reports show that one key aim of the BEPS Project – increasing transparency on tax rulings - is ...
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Peer review reports on the exchange of information on tax rulings: country profile on Curaçao

The Inclusive Framework on BEPS has released the 2017 Peer Review Reports on the Exchange of Information on Tax Rulings  (hereafter: the report) in connection with its assessment of individual jurisdictions' progress in spontaneously exchanging information on tax rulings, in accordance with Action 5 of the OECD/G20 BEPS package. The peer review reports show that one key aim of the BEPS Project – increasing transparency on tax rulings - is ...
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Transparency on tax rulings significantly increased, according to OECD peer reviews on BEPS Action 5 minimum standard

As part of continuing efforts to improve tax transparency, the Inclusive Framework on BEPS has now assessed 92 individual jurisdictions' progress in spontaneously exchanging information on tax rulings, in accordance with Action 5 of the OECD/G20 BEPS package. This was announced by the OECD in a press release dated 13 December 2018. From the press release: The 2017 Peer Review Reports on the Exchange of Information on Tax Rulings show that one ...
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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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OECD tax report to G20 Finance Ministers. Includes status regarding Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten

On 22 July 2018, the OECD Secretary-General report to the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors was published on the website of the OECD. The report contains two parts. Part I is a report on the activities and achievements of the OECD’s tax agenda, and is made of two subparts: looking back at significant achievements and looking ahead at the further progress needed, in particular through the OECD/G20 Inclusive ...
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Curaçao regimes of the tax exempt entity, the export facility, and the E-zone mentioned in the 2017 Progress Report on Preferential Regimes as in the process of being amended

On 16 October 2017 the report “Harmful Tax Practices - 2017 Progress Report on Preferential Regimes, Inclusive Framework on BEPS: Action 5” was released by the OECD. This report provides details on the outcome of peer reviews undertaken of 164 preferential tax regimes identified amongst the more than 100 jurisdictions participating in the OECD Inclusive Framework on BEPS. See the separate item in today’s CFN regarding said report: “Harmful Tax Practices ...
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