Davide Anghileri of the University of Lausanne discusses Switzerland's decision to launch a consultation on automatic exchange of information with 20 more countries . . .
The US intends to release tax guidance on country-by-country reporting for MNEs that addresses reporting for LLCs in US groups and for tiered partnerships, officials said at a December 15-16 tax conference. Officials also discussed just-released final regs on outbound transfers of goodwill, US tax treaty negotiations, and the pending EU State aid. . .
The UK's HM Revenue & Customs has announced that the UK has signed tax treaties . . .
In a paper released November 13, the UK's HMRC has announced that it will begin tax treaty negotiations with Nepal, Romania, Trinidad, Tobago . . .
Colombia's president has signed into law a tax reform package which includes a temporary annual tax on wealth in excess of $1 billion pesos (USD 425,000) held by domestic or foreign legal entities, writes PwC in a December 28 tax alert. The tax package also includes increases in income tax withholding rates . . .
The US Treasury Department has updated its FATCA website, reporting that Colombia has signed a Model 1 intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with the United States as of May 20. The text of the agreement is available. See, Model 1 IGA.
The Isle of Man has been removed from Republic of Colombia's blacklist as of October 7 pursuant to Decree 1966/2014, according. . .