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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Public comments received on the possible solutions to the tax challenges of digitalisation

On 13 February 2019, interested parties were invited to provide comments on key issues identified in a public consultation document on possible solutions to the tax challenges arising from the digitalisation of the economy. The OECD is grateful to the commentators for their input and has published the public comments received. This was announced on 8 March 2019 with a press release published on the website of the OECD. Sofar ...
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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 to attend the public consultation remains 1 March 2019. This has been announced by the ...
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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 extended the comment period to 6 March 2019. The public consultation meeting remains scheduled for 13-14 ...
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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/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS: Progress Report July 2017-June 2018 published. Review Curaçao on mutual agreement procedures scheduled for the 8th batch, by April 2019

The OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS has published the Progress Report July 2017-June 2018, according to a post on the website of the OECD. The Progress Report was published on 22 July 2018. Please note that a new version was published on 23 July 2018 in order to correct Figure 1 on page 15: Signatories and parties to the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base ...
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Public comments received on the tax challenges of digitalisation

On 22 September 2017, interested parties were invited by the OECD to provide comments on the tax challenges of digitalisation. The OECD has published the public comments received in a document dated 25 October 2017: Tax Challenges of Digitalisation. Comments received on the Request for Input (Part I and Part II). The request for input outlined the background on the work regarding the tax challenges of digitalisation from the BEPS Action 1 ...
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OECD invites public input on the tax challenges of digitalisation

The OECD is seeking public comments on key issues identified in a request for input related to the tax challenges raised by digitalisation and the potential options to address these challenges, according to an announcement of 22 September 2017 on the OECD’s website. The request for input outlines the background on the work regarding the tax challenges of digitalisation from the BEPS Action 1 report and invites comments on the impact of digitalisation on ...
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