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.. . .
See: Bloomberg BNA.
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 today released documents to implement peer review of countries' compliance with minimum standards devised under OECD/G20 base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) Action 13, dealing with country-by-country reporting, and . . .
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 Platform for Collaboration on Tax – a joint initiative of the IMF, OECD, UN, and World Bank Group – on January 24 released a draft toolkit addressing ways that emerging economies can overcome lack of transfer pricing comparable data . . .
The OECD has today released for public comment three draft examples addressing the application of the OECD/G20 base erosion profit shifting (BEPS) Action 6 principal purpose test to . . .
The OECD on December 22 published a report on limiting base erosion involving interest deductions and other financial payments, updating . . .
Australia Treasury has released a discussion paper seeking comments on whether the government should sign . . .
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 . . .
OECD officials, during a December 5 webcast, discussed OECD international tax work, including just-released guidance implementing country-by-country reporting standards, the G20’s tax agenda, the BEPS multilateral instrument, OECD drafts on profit splits . . .
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 . . .
See: OECD iLibrary.
The OECD has today asked international business to report grievances about the mutual agreement procedure (MAP) for resolving cross-border tax disputes in the US, UK, Belgium, Canada, Netherlands, and Switzerland. The OECD seeks responses to a . . .