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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Ontwerp-herzieningslandsverordening Boek 2 BW, onder meer regelende de afschaffing van aandelen aan toonder (Sint Maarten)

Onlangs is aan de Staten van Sint Maarten een ontwerplandsverordening tot wijziging van Boek 2 van het Burgerlijk wetboek (Herzieningslandsverordening Boek 2 BW, hierna: het ontwerp). In het ontwerp wordt overwogen dat het, mede gelet op de civielrechtelijke ontwikkelingen in het Koninkrijk en de concordantieverplichting ingevolge artikel 39, eerste lid, van het Statuut voor het Koninkrijk der Nederlanden, wenselijk is Boek 2 van het Burgerlijk Wetboek te herzien en dat, ...
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Dossier: Ontwerplandsverordening tot wijziging van Boek 2 van het Burgerlijk wetboek (Herzieningslandsverordening Boek 2 BW) (Sint Maarten)

Dossier: Ontwerplandsverordening tot wijziging van Boek 2 van het Burgerlijk wetboek (Herzieningslandsverordening Boek 2 BW) Ontwerplandsverordening tot wijziging van Boek 2 van het Burgerlijk wetboek (Herzieningslandsverordening Boek 2 BW) (zittingsjaar 2018-2019-130) PUBLICATIE (gereserveerd) (nog niet aangenomen door de Staten van Sint Maarten!) (status 11 september 2019) BRON: (gereserveerd)   ALGEMEEN In het ontwerp wordt overwogen dat het, mede gelet op de civielrechtelijke ontwikkelingen in het Koninkrijk en de concordantieverplichting ingevolge ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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OECD supporting G20 policy priorities at Osaka Summit

At their Summit in Osaka this weekend, G20 leaders agreed on a range of priorities for which analysis and support from the OECD and other international organisations are playing a crucial role. This was announced with a press release published on the website of the OECD. Despite heightened tensions - in particular on trade and climate change - the leaders agreed to move forward on a broad raft of key ...
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OECD Secretary-General Report to the G20 Leaders (June 2019)

On 28 June 2019, the OECD Secretary-General Report to the G20 Leaders (June 2019) was released. This report contains two parts. Part I reports on the activities and achievements in the OECD’s international tax agenda. Part II reports on the activities and achievements of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes. CFN-artikelnr. 20190705-19 BRONDOCUMENT (link to the website of the OECD) BRON: www.oecd.org Land/gebiedsdeel: internationaal ...
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OECD expands transfer pricing country profiles to cover 55 countries

The OECD has released new transfer pricing country profiles for Chile, Finland and Italy, bringing the total number of countries covered to 55. In addition, the OECD has updated the information contained in the country profiles for Colombia and Israel, according to a press release dated 18 June 2019 on the website of the OECD. These country profiles reflect the current state of legislation and practice in each country regarding the application ...
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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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Implementation of tax transparency initiative delivering concrete and impressive results

International efforts to improve transparency via automatic exchange of information on financial accounts are improving tax compliance and delivering concrete results for governments worldwide, according to new data released on 7 June 2019 by the OECD. More than 90 jurisdictions participating in a global transparency initiative under the OECD’s Common Reporting Standard (CRS) since 2018 have now exchanged information on 47 million offshore accounts, with a total value of around ...
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IMF: additional measures should contain a mix of tax reforms and expenditure rationalization (Aruba)

IMF Executive Board concluded the 2019 Article IV Consultation with the Kingdom of the Netherlands-Aruba. Under Article IV of the IMF’s Articles of Agreement, the IMF holds bilateral discussions with members, usually every year. In the context of the 2019 Article IV consultation with the Kingdom of the Netherlands—Aruba, the following documents have been released and are included in this package: A Press Release on the staff report that concluded ...
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Documentation regarding removal of Aruba from the EU list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions

Last week it was announced that Aruba has been removed from the EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes. We now have access to the relevant official documents of the Council of the European Union. The removal was formalized in a Note from the General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union to Permanent Representatives of the Committee/Council, 15 May 2019 and the final description and assessment of ...
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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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