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 . . .
The UAE Ministry of Finance’s (MoF) said August 18 that while Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries have agreed to simultaneously launch a value added tax (VAT), the countries have yet to settle. . .
G20 finance ministers have agreed to a plan to create a multilateral instrument to implement tax treaty-related measures under OECD/G20 the base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) plan, the ministers said in a communique following their February 9-10 meeting in Istanbul . . .
A legal challenge to the Kenya-Mauritius Double Taxation Agreement, brought by Tax Justice Network Africa (TJN-A) in the High Court of Kenya at Nairobi, is getting closer to resolution, as a hearing date for the matter will be set on December 9. The lawsuit, filed October 3, 2014, is the first of its kind in Africa and . . .
The Netherlands on June 22 announced it has renegotiated tax treaties with Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, and Zambia to add antiabuse provisions to the treaties, and said that it hopes to add antiabuse clauses to tax treaties with 23 developing nations. Moreover, talks . . .