The United Arab Emirates on April 21 signed the Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters, becoming the 109th jurisdiction to participate in the convention. The treaty, developed in 1988 by the OECD and the Council of Europe, would enable . . .
Cyprus will sign the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting( MLI), Cyprus's Ministry of Finance has announced . . .
US transfer pricing lawyers Robert Feinschreiber & Margaret Kent examine a guidance note, released last week by the UN’s Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters, which concerns transfer pricing issues associated with extractive industries, specifically mining and mineral extraction and oil and natural gas production . . .
The UN's Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters (UN Committee), during meetings held last week, released its revised and updated 2017 United Nations Practical Manual on Transfer Pricing for Developing . . .
The OECD has issued new tax guidance on the common reporting standard, including the CRS XML schema, writes Davide Anghileri of the University of Lausanne . . .
Davide Anghileri of the University of Lausanne discusses OECD tax guidance, released April 6, which further clarifies the country-by-country reporting rules for large multinational groups . . .
The UN Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters has released several documents outlining proposals that the committee will consider during its 14th session, which began today in New York. The papers reveal that . . .
Tax officials, during a March 28 webcast, discussed the OECD's international tax agenda, including plans to release tax and transfer pricing guidance and promote . . .
The OECD on March 24 made public 33 letters commenting on draft examples issued last January that address the application of the principal purpose test in tax treaties to non-collective investment . . .
Andrew Hickman, consultant and former OECD Transfer Pricing Unit Head, writes that the Platform for Collaboration on Tax’s draft toolkit on transfer pricing comparables would be improved if it minimized the prominence of geographic screening and maximized use of financial ratio screening.. . .
Davide Anghileri of the University of Lausanne discusses a March 7 European Court of Justice ruling concluding that the EU VAT directive is valid under EU law even though it excludes electronically-supplied digital books, newspapers, and periodicals from a reduced rate of VAT . . .
See: Bloomberg BNA.