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Draft OECD transfer pricing guidelines on related party financial transactions, slated for release this summer, will include important guidance for multinationals on intercompany loans, cash pooling, and reinsurance, though reaching consensus among countries on some fundamental issues is . . .
The OECD announced June 9 that Botswana has joined the “Inclusive Framework on BEPS,” becoming the framework's 99th member. The . . .
Officials representing 68 countries and jurisdictions on June 7 signed a multilateral instrument to amend their existing tax treaties, adding provisions designed to curtail multinational tax avoidance and strengthen tax dispute resolution . . .
The OECD today released a discussion draft providing guidance to tax administrations on how to implement transfer pricing guidelines on transfers of hard-to-value intangibles. An approach to hard-to-value . . .
Mansi Seth and Afaan Arshad of Nishith Desai Associates discuss today's announcement that the Indian Union Cabinet has approved India’s signing of the multilateral instrument (MLI) to implement the tax treaty measures in the OECD/G20 base erosion profit shifting (BEPS) action plan . . .
Lebanon and Kuwait have signed the Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters, bringing total signatories to the agreement. . .
US international transfer pricing attorneys Robert Feinschreiber and Margaret Kent discuss guidance developed during the OECD/G20 base erosion profit shifting (BEPS) project which applies transfer pricing concepts to contracts. . .
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 . . .
Multinationals, particularly the largest firms, take advantage of profit shifting to low tax rate countries, mismatches between country tax systems, and preferential tax regimes to significantly lower their tax bills, though countries that strengthen their antiavoidance laws may be able . . .
The OECD has today asked global businesses to assess the mutual agreement procedure (MAP) for resolving tax treaty disputes in Austria, France, Germany, Italy . . .
In an effort to provide their tax administrations with tools to combat corporate tax avoidance through transfer pricing, officials from 7 more countries have signed an agreement setting out the parameters for automatic exchange of country-by-country reports on large . . .
The British Virgin Islands will join the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework, pledging to adopt and work toward the implementation of the minimum international tax standards in the OECD/G20 Base Erosion Profit Shifting . . .
Macau, Mauritius, and Ukraine have joined the 'inclusive framework on BEPS,' a group of countries that have pledged to promote the implementation of measures to combat . . .
On 24 November more than 100 jurisdictions concluded negotiations on a multilateral instrument to swiftly implement a series of tax treaty measures to update the international tax rules and diminish the opportunity for tax avoidance by multinational enterprises, writes Davide Anghileri of the University of Lausanne . . .
G20 leaders during their summit in Hangzhou, China, held September 4–5 endorsed a proposal setting out objective criteria to be used to identify whether countries are sufficiently tax . . .
G20 finance ministers and central bank governors, during their July 23--24 meeting in Chengdu, China, approved a plan that sets out objective criteria to be used to label countries as "non-cooperative" for tax transparency . . .
Tax officials provided an update of international tax and transfer pricing guidance currently being developed at the OECD, including work on profit splits and on attribution of profits to permanent establishments (PEs), at Washington DC conference sponsored by the OECD, USCIB, and . . .