OECD releases first stage 2 monitoring reports for BEPS Action 14 on improving tax dispute resolution mechanisms, including a report on the Netherlands

The work on BEPS Action 14 continues with the publication on 13 Augustus 2019 of the first round of stage 2 peer review monitoring reports, which consists of monitoring the follow-up of any recommendations resulting from jurisdictions' stage 1 peer review reports. This was announced in a press release published on the website of the ...
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OECD invites taxpayer input on ninth batch of dispute resolution peer reviews

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 of the first eight batches now well underway. This was announced in ...
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OECD releases international exchange framework for CRS-related mandatory disclosure rules and updates its XML schemas for the exchange of CRS, CbC and tax ruling information

In order to support the automatic exchange of information collected under the OECD's Model Mandatory Disclosure Rules (MDRs) on Common Reporting Standard (CRS) Avoidance Arrangements and Opaque Offshore Structures, on Thursday 27 June 2019 the OECD has released the international administrative and operational framework for the exchange of information collected under the MDRs. This was announced with a ...
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OECD expands functionality of MLI Matching Database to include information on entry into effect

The OECD has announced the expansion of the MLI Matching Database in a press release dated 18 June 2019 on the website of the OECD. The Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent BEPS (MLI) Matching Database makes projections on how the MLI modifies a specific tax treaty covered by the MLI by matching ...
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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 ...
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Tenth edition of the full version of the OECD Model Tax Convention on Income and on Capital

On 25 April 2019 the OECD published the Tenth edition of the full version of the OECD Model Tax Convention on Income and on Capital. This full version contains the full text of the Model Tax Convention as it read on 21 November 2017, including the Articles, Commentaries, non-member economies’ positions, the Recommendation of the ...
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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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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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OECD releases guidance on Synthesised texts for providing clarity on the impact of the Multilateral Instrument

On 14 November 2018 the OECD released new Guidance for the Development of Synthesised Texts presenting a clear overview of the modifications to tax treaties resulting from the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (the "Convention” or “MLI”) which entered into force on 1 July 2018. A Secretariat note, also released ...
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OECD invites taxpayer input on seventh batch of Dispute Resolution peer reviews

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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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 ...
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OECD releases fourth round of BEPS Action 14 peer review reports on improving tax dispute resolution mechanisms

The work on BEPS Action 14 continues with yesterday’s publication of the fourth round of stage 1 peer review reports, as announced in a press release published on the website of the OECD on 30 August 2018. Each report assesses a country’s efforts to implement the Action 14 minimum standard as agreed to under the ...
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OECD invites taxpayer input on sixth batch of Dispute Resolution peer reviews (BEPS Action 14)

The OECD invites taxpayer input on sixth batch of Dispute Resolution peer reviews (BEPS Action 14), according to a press release dated 26 July 2018 published on the website of the OECD. From the press release: Improving the tax treaty dispute resolution process is a top priority of the BEPS Project. The Mutual Agreement Procedure ...
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OECD releases new guidance on the application of the approach to hard-to-value intangibles and the transactional profit split method under BEPS Actions 8-10

On 21 June 2018, the OECD released two reports containing Guidance for Tax Administrations on the Application of the Approach to Hard-to-Value Intangibles, under BEPS Action 8; and Revised Guidance on the Application of the Transactional Profit Split Method, under BEPS Action 10. From the press release dated 21 June 2018 as published on the website of ...
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