Tax challenges of digitalisation: public comments received on tax certainty aspects of Amount A under Pillar One

The OECD has published the public comments received on tax certainty aspects under Amount A of Pillar One. This has been announced on 15 June 2022 with a news release on the website of the OECD. On 27 May 2022, interested parties were invited to provide comments tax certainty aspects under Amount A of Pillar One. CFN-artikelnummer 20220617-16 BRONDOCUMENT (link to the news release dated 15 June 2022 on the ...
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Countries continue the successful implementation of international standards on harmful tax practices and tax dispute resolution

Progress continues in combatting harmful tax practices and providing greater tax certainty. New outcomes on the review of preferential tax regimes and new peer review reports on Mutual Agreement Procedures have been approved by the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS, which groups over 140 countries and jurisdictions on an equal footing for multilateral negotiation of international tax rules. This has been announced by the OECD with a press release dated 24 ...
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Tax dispute resolution – MAP peer review report (Stage 2): Curaçao meets all of the elements of the Action 14 Minimum Standard and solved all of the identified deficiencies

New peer review reports on Mutual Agreement Procedures (MAP) have been approved by the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS, which groups over 140 countries and jurisdictions on an equal footing for multilateral negotiation of international tax rules. This has been announced by the OECD with a press release dated 24 January 2022 on the occasion of the release of the peer review reports. Curaçao The Stage 2 peer review monitoring ...
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Heads of tax administration prioritise collaboration on the implementation of the Two-Pillar Solution, digital transformation and capacity building

The OECD's Forum on Tax Administration (FTA) held its 14th Plenary meeting on 16-17 December 2021, bringing together tax commissioners from across the globe as well as representatives from international organisations and regional tax administration bodies. Participants discussed top-of-mind tax administration issues including the implementation of the landmark Two-Pillar Solution, lessons learned from the ongoing responses to the global COVID-19 pandemic, digital transformation and capacity building. This has been announced on 17 December ...
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New mutual agreement procedure statistics on the resolution of international tax disputes released on OECD Tax Certainty Day

As part of the BEPS Action 14 minimum standard and the wider G20/OECD tax certainty agenda to improve the effectiveness and timeliness of tax-related dispute resolution mechanisms, the OECD released the latest mutual agreement procedure (MAP) statistics covering 118 jurisdictions and practically all MAP cases worldwide. This has been announced on Tuesday 22 November 2021 with a news release on the website of the OECD. Furthermore from the news release: ...
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OECD Secretary-General Tax Report to G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (April 2021)

On 7 April 2021, the OECD Secretary-General Tax Report was presented to G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors. Click here to go to the report on the website of the OECD. This is the latest report in the series of reports on the latest developments in the international tax agenda. This new report contains the following topics: tax measures introduced in response to COVID-19 (OECD); and tax policy and ...
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OECD presents international tax update to G20 Finance Ministers

On 26 February 2021, the OECD has published the “OECD Secretary-General Tax Report to G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors – Italy February 2021”. Click here to go to the report on the website of the OECD. CFN-bericht nr. 20210305-13 BRONDOCUMENT (link to the report on the website of the OECD) Zie ook: CFN van 16 oktober 2020: OECD presents international tax update to G20 Finance Ministers. BRON: www.oecd.org ...
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OECD secretariat invites public input on the 2020 Review of BEPS Action 14

As part of the ongoing work of the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS (Inclusive Framework), the OECD secretariat is seeking public comments on the 2020 review of BEPS Action 14. This was announced by the OECD in a press release dated 18 November 2020. Furthermore from the press release: Background In October 2015 the final report on Action 14 Making Dispute Resolution Mechanisms More Effective was published, containing a minimum standard (the ...
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OECD releases 2019 MAP statistics and calls for stakeholder input on the BEPS Action 14 review on Tax Certainty Day

As part of the BEPS Action 14 minimum standard and the wider G20/OECD tax certainty agenda to improve the effectiveness and timeliness of tax-related dispute resolution mechanisms, the OECD released on 18 November 2020 the latest mutual agreement procedure (MAP) statistics covering 105 jurisdictions and almost all MAP cases worldwide. This was announced by the OECD in a press release dated 18 November 2020. Furthermore from the press release: The 2019 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Ministeriële regeling rulingpraktijk winstbelasting gepubliceerd in het Publicatieblad (Curaçao)

Op 11 juni 2020 is de Ministeriële regeling met algemene werking, van de 8ste juni 2020 ter uitvoering van artikel 61, vierde lid, van de Algemene landsverordening Landsbelastingen (Ministeriële regeling rulingpraktijk winstbelasting) uitgegeven en geplaatst in het Publicatieblad van Curaçao, jaargang 2020, no. 63 (P.B. 2020 no. 63). De Ministeriële beschikking rulingbeleid winstbelasting no. 974/RNA en de Ministeriële beschikking rulingbeleid d.d. 9 mei 2018 (P.B. 2018, no. 26) worden hierbij ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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OECD leading multilateral efforts to address tax challenges from digitalisation of the economy

On 9 October 2019, the OECD Secretariat published a proposal to advance international negotiations to ensure large and highly profitable Multinational Enterprises, including digital companies, pay tax wherever they have significant consumer-facing activities and generate their profits. This was announced in a press release published on the website of the OECD. From the press release: The new OECD proposal brings together common elements of three competing proposals from member countries, and is ...
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OECD releases latest dispute resolution statistics at its first Tax Certainty Day

The first OECD Tax Certainty Day took place on 16 September 2019 at OECD headquarters in Paris, according to a press release published on the website of the OECD. From the press release: As recognised by G20 Ministers, maintaining and enhancing tax certainty brings benefits for taxpayers and tax administrations alike and is key in promoting investment, jobs and growth. This is particularly the case against the backdrop of the ...
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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 invites public comments on draft report on tax morale

As part of the ongoing work on tax morale, the OECD is seeking public comments on its forthcoming publication What's driving tax morale? An empirical analysis on social preferences and attitudes towards taxation. This was announced by the OECD with a press release dated 10 April 2019. A first draft was presented and discussed at a conference on the Role of Tax Morale in Developing Countries organised by the OECD's Task ...
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Leading global tax administrations agree collective actions on tax certainty, co-operation and digital transformation

The Forum on Tax Administration (FTA), the 53 leading global tax administrations, met in Chile on 26-28 March and agreed an ambitious agenda focused on tax certainty, enhanced tax co-operation and the collective challenges of digital transformation, according to a press release on the website of the OECD. Hans Christian Holte, Chair of the FTA and Head of the Norwegian Tax Administration said, "FTA members collectively bring in over EUR ...
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OECD releases 2017 global mutual agreement procedure statistics

Improving the effectiveness and timeliness of dispute resolution mechanisms is the aim of Action 14 of the BEPS Action Plan (read the final report on Action 14 of the BEPS Action Plan) and is also part of the wider G20/OECD tax certainty agenda. The Action 14 minimum standard requires jurisdictions to seek to resolve mutual agreement procedure ("MAP") cases within an average timeframe of 24 months. To monitor compliance with this, ...
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OECD releases further guidance for tax administrations and MNE Groups on Country-by-Country reporting (BEPS Action 13)

The Inclusive Framework on BEPS has released additional interpretative guidance to give certainty to tax administrations and MNE Groups alike on the implementation of Country-by-Country (CbC) Reporting (BEPS Action 13). The release of the new guidance was announced in a press release dated 13 September 2018 as published on the website of the OECD. The new guidance includes questions and answers on the treatment of dividends received and the number of employees ...
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New brochure outlining the OECD’s work on tax

The OECD has released a new brochure outlining the OECD’s work on tax: “OECD Work on Taxation 2018-19”. In his preface to the brochure, the OECD’s Secretary-General Mr. Angel Gurría recalls among others that great success was achieved in tackling tax evasion through the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (which has more than 150 members, hereafter: “the Global Forum”) and that it is estimated ...
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OECD/IMF Report on Tax Certainty – 2018 Update

On 22 July 2018, the OECD/IMF Report on Tax Certainty – 2018 Update was published on the website of the OECD. This report was originally published as Annex 3 to the OECD Secretary-General Tax Report to the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors, which was issued on 22 July 2018 after the G20 Finance Ministers meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina (see a separate article in today’s CFN-issue). This report from ...
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Nieuwe ministeriële beschikking rulingpraktijk van 9 mei 2018

[LET OP: deze ministeriële beschikking is ingetrokken bij de Ministeriële regeling met algemene werking, van de 8ste juni 2020 ter uitvoering van artikel 61, vierde lid, van de Algemene landsverordening Landsbelastingen (Ministeriële regeling rulingpraktijk winstbelasting) (P.B. 2020 no. 63). Zie hierover dit artikel in het CFN van 15 juni 2020, nr. 2020/73.] De Minister van Financiën heeft op 9 mei 2018 een nieuwe Ministeriële beschikking rulingpraktijk genomen welke op 31 mei ...
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Nieuwe ministeriële beschikking rulingpraktijk

[LET OP: deze Ministeriële beschikking is ingetrokken bij Ministeriële beschikking van de 9de mei 2018 (Ministeriële beschikking rulingpraktijk) (P.B. 2018, no. 26)! Klik daarvoor hier en/of hier. Zie hierover ook het artikel in het CFN van 26 juni 2018, nr. 2018/30. En die laatstgenoemde ministeriële beschikking van 9 mei 2018  is ingetrokken bij de Ministeriële regeling met algemene werking, van de 8ste juni 2020 ter uitvoering van artikel 61, vierde lid, ...
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OECD releases mutual agreement procedure (MAP) statistics for 2016

Improving the effectiveness and timeliness of dispute resolution mechanisms is the aim of Action 14 of the BEPS Action Plan (read the final report on Action 14 of the BEPS Action Plan) and is also part of the continuous efforts to enhance tax certainty. One of the elements of the Action 14 minimum standard requires jurisdictions to seek to resolve mutual agreement procedure ("MAP") cases within an average timeframe of ...
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OECD: Leading tax administrations focused on effective delivery of the OECD/G20 BEPS outcome, automatic exchange of information and tax certainty and collaborate on taxing users of the sharing economy

The Forum on Tax Administration (FTA) is the leading international body concerned with tax administration. The FTA, which brings together Tax Commissioners from 50 advanced and emerging tax administrations (including OECD and G20 countries), held its Plenary meeting in Oslo on 27-29 September. In an item dated of 29 September 2017, the OECD brings forward the key themes as discussed during the Plenary.  At the close of said meeting a communiqué was released which ...
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On 18 March 2017 the OECD published the OECD Secretary General’s Tax Report to the G20 Finance Ministers: update latest developments in the international tax agenda (incl. tax certainty) and progress Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information

  On 18 March 2017 the OECD published the OECD Secretary General’s Tax Report to the G20 Finance Ministers, March 2017. The report consists of two parts. Part I is an update report by the OECD Secretary-General regarding the latest developments in the international tax agenda, including the joint OECD/IMF Report on Tax Certainty. Part II is a Progress Report to the G20 by the Global Forum on Transparency and ...
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On 18 March 2017 the OECD published the joint OECD/IMF Report on Tax Certainty

  On 18 March 2017 the OECD published the joint OECD/IMF Report on Tax Certainty for the G20 Finance Ministers, March 2017. On the same date (18 March 2017) the OECD also published the OECD Secretary General’s Tax Report to the G20 Finance Ministers, March 2017. Part I of that report is an update report by the OECD Secretary-General regarding the latest developments in the international tax agenda, including the ...
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