Twenty countries have tax laws considered harmful preferential regimes, facilitating tax avoidance by multinationals and reducing the tax base of other countries, an OECD report released Monday revealed. The review, conducted by the OECD Forum on Harmful Tax Practices (FHTP), assessed countries’ tax laws against . . . .
The European Council on February 7 released the Maltese Presidency’s work plan regarding tax measures to prevent base erosion and profit shifting by multinationals, notes Davide Anghileri of the University of Lausanne . . .
Switzerland has signed joint declarations on the introduction of automatic exchange of information in tax matters with Israel, New Zealand, and San Marino, writes Davide Anghileri, a researcher at the University of Lausanne . . .
The Swiss government has today announced a consultation on commencing automatic exchange of information in tax matters with 22 countries, writes Davide Anghileri, a lecturer at the University of Lausanne . . .
(Updated 12/10/2015) The European Council, during a December 8 meeting, formally agreed to an amended directive requiring EU States to exchange information automatically on advance cross-border tax rulings and . . .
Tax information exchange agreements (TIEAs) between Switzerland and Andorra, Greenland, San Marino, and the Seychelles have been ratified and came into force in July and August, Switzerland’s Federal Department of Finance announced on September 9. All the . . .
The Swiss Federal Council, on August 20, approved tax information exchange agreements with Andorra, Greenland, San Marino, and the Seychelles. The agreements will be submitted to parliament for approval. press release