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The Mutual Agreement Procedure: A Taxpayers' Tool Reinvented

by DLA Piper on

Tax risks of multinational enterprises are expected to continue to increase post-BEPS as tax authorities globally increase their scrutiny on their cross-border tax transactions. This trend is anticipated in the OECD/G20...more

Tax Round Up - June 2017

by Proskauer Rose LLP on

International Tax Developments - BEPS Multilateral Convention signed - On 7 June, officials from more than 60 jurisdictions signed the BEPS Multilateral Convention which will transplant a number of measures in respect...more

More than 60 countries sign OECD multilateral convention to counter base erosion and profit shifting

by DLA Piper on

This week's signing ceremony for the OECD Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent BEPS marks a new and important milestone in the international tax agenda to tackle perceived abusive...more

China updates special tax adjustment measures: new rules go into effect May 1

by DLA Piper on

China's State Administration of Taxation (SAT) has released the Administrative Measures on Special Tax Investigation Adjustments and Mutual Agreement Procedures in the Public Notice [2017] No. 6 (Bulletin 6). Bulletin...more

BEPS – are you affected?

by Ropes & Gray LLP on

Over 100 countries and jurisdictions are collaborating through the OECD to implement measures to tackle base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS). The OECD have set out 15 actions points that aim to equip governments with the...more

Is Your Customs Compliance BEPS Ready?

by Bennett Jones LLP on

2016 was the first year of the new transfer pricing reporting regime called Country-by-Country Reporting (CbCR). It will be a major new tool for revenue authorities and will undoubtedly lead to greater audit activity and more...more

"Business Tax Reform All but Certain in US, Europe"

United States - The prospects for business tax reform in the United States were greatly enhanced by the 2016 election results. Reform under Republicans, who control both the White House and Congress, could dramatically...more

BEPS: Update on Action 6 on Treaty Benefits

by Proskauer - Tax Talks on

In our previous post published on 6 December 2016 we described the OECD’s BEPS Project in the context of the publishing of the draft Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and...more

Base erosion and profit shifting - new regulations

by Hogan Lovells on

International tax issues have never been more prevalent than in today's integrated economic environment and international markets. As the world becomes increasingly globalised and cross-border activities become the norm, the...more

Financial Services Quarterly Report - Fourth Quarter 2016: UK Autumn Statement 2016: Tax-Related Impact for the Financial Services...

by Dechert LLP on

In his first (and last) Autumn Statement, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, announced a number of tax measures affecting the financial services industry, although many of these changes had been the subject of...more

German tax law changes and their impact on multinationals

by DLA Piper on

On 2 December 2016, the Act for the implementation of the amendments of the EU Administrative Cooperation Directive and of further measures to counter base erosion and profit shifting - having been approved by the Lower House...more

Tax break for infrastructure projects

by DLA Piper on

To implement the G20/OECD base erosion and profit shifting project, the 2016 Budget announced measures limiting tax deductions that companies can claim from their interest expenses (read DLA Piper's earlier client alert on...more

Country by Country: Spain

by DLA Piper on

The new Spanish Corporate Income tax Regulations were approved on 11 July 2015 through the Royal Decree 634/2015, which complement the provisions included in the Spanish Corporate Income Tax Law (Law 27/2014) that entered in...more

Country by Country: United Kingdom

by DLA Piper on

Introduction - The UK CbC reporting regulations ("The Taxes (Base Erosion and Profit Shifting) (Country-by-Country Reporting) Regulations 2016") were made on 26 February 2016....more

Country by Country: Germany

by DLA Piper on

In Germany, CbC reporting has not yet been incorporated into domestic laws. However, draft legislation is currently being processed by the legislative bodies (Bundestag and Bundesrat) and is likely to be enacted this year....more

Country by Country: Portugal

by DLA Piper on

The Portuguese CbC reporting rules were approved in March of 2016 by the Portuguese Budget Law for 2016 (“PBL”). The PBL included a provision (article 121.º-A) in the Portuguese Corporate Income Tax Code foreseeing new...more

Country by Country: France

by DLA Piper on

CbC reporting was introduced into French legislation by the Finance Bill 2016. The new provisions, set forth under article 223 quinquies C of the French tax code, are effective for fiscal year ("FY") beginning on or after 1...more

The Australian Government increases pressure on multinational tax avoidance: Diverted Profits Tax introduced

by DLA Piper on

INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW - The Australian Government released draft legislation on 29 November 2016 to implement a UK-style DPT with effect from 1 July 2017. The DPT targets 'significant global entities' (those...more

Globally Taxing Issues for Private Equity

by Latham & Watkins LLP on

Tax has, in recent months, become a frontpage issue with reaction to businesses not “paying their fair share” sitting alongside pressure on government finances and an uncertain political environment. In our view, the...more

U.S. Tax Competitiveness is Abysmal (and Economic Freedom is Trending Downward)

by Charles (Chuck) Rubin on

Capital, and all the benefits it provides (investment, innovation, jobs, creation of wealth), flows to where it is treated best. An important element of treatment is how it is taxed. So how does U.S. tax competitiveness...more

Brexit: An Opportunity to Readjust UK Tax Policy?

The U.K. government mantra has for a number of years been: "Britain is open for business." This has been reflected in a number of areas relevant to U.K. domestic and foreign tax policy, including in a gradual reduction of the...more

State aid – the European Commission charges forward

by DLA Piper on

This note provides an update on the EU state aid decisions and aims to put recent developments in context. We review the current state of the state aid investigations, provide some political context, touch on the US...more

OECD BEPS Working Groups issue three discussion drafts

by DLA Piper on

The Committee of Fiscal Affairs of the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has released three documents: its proposed updated guidelines on the application of the transactional profit split, draft...more

Further down the rabbit hole we go: Additional guidance released by OECD on the attribution of profits to permanent establishments

by DLA Piper on

Action 7 of the BEPS Action Plan1 tackles the definition of permanent establishment (PE) in order to prevent the artificial avoidance of a PE status through the use of commissionaire arrangements and the specific activity...more

Brussels Tax Alert

by Dentons on

A. Beneficial tax regime - Law 89/1967 "On the Establishment in Greece of Foreign Commercial and Industrial Companies" was meant to attract foreign investments in Greece, by providing a wide range of benefits regarding...more

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