The OECD has published jurisdiction-specific information on the implementation of the hard-to-value intangibles ("HTVI") approach. To date, 40 jurisdictions have provided information on whether their domestic legal system provides for transfer pricing rules aimed at transactions involving HTVI.
As part of continuing efforts to improve tax transparency, the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS has reviewed the progress made by 124 jurisdictions in spontaneously exchanging information on tax rulings, in accordance with the BEPS Action 5 minimum standard.
In line with their respective mandates, the Global Forum and the African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF) are jointly publishing a new Toolkit for Establishing and Running an Effective Exchange of Information Function.
New international standards on the automatic exchange of information for tax purposes have so far been satisfactorily implemented by countries worldwide, marking an important milestone in the global fight against tax evasion, according to a new report published today by the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (the Global Forum).
Today, senior officials from the 53 members of the OECD Forum on Tax Administration, which includes all OECD and G20 members, agreed an ambitious agenda for the next year, focused on enhancing resilience and tax certainty as well as the digital transformation of tax administrations.
Tax revenues fell across the OECD for the first time in a decade during 2019, but a much larger decrease is expected in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic drives down economic activity and consumption tax revenues, according to new OECD research published today.
The toolkit is designed to ensure more countries can benefit from AEOI. It provides detailed guidance on implementing the building blocks of a legal and ISM framework that adheres to internationally recognised standards or best practices, as required by the AEOI Standard, and ensures the confidentiality of the exchanged information.
A new diagnostic tool will allow jurisdictions to self-assess their capabilities across a range of legal, strategic and operational areas to support their efforts to tackling tax crime effectively.
Bahrain has today signed the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (the Convention), becoming the 95th jurisdiction to join the Convention, which now covers over 1,700 bilateral tax treaties.
Chile has deposited its instrument of ratification for the MLI, which now covers almost 1700 bilateral tax treaties, thus underlining its strong commitment to prevent the abuse of tax treaties and BEPS by multinational enterprises. For Chile, the MLI will enter into force on 1 March 2021.