The OECD on October 10 published its 2017 mutual agreement procedure (MAP) statistics covering 85 tax jurisdictions.
According to the 2017 MAP statistics, new transfer pricing MAP cases are up by 25 percent and other MAP cases by 50 percent. Anecdotal evidence suggests that the increase in new MAP cases is due to a range of factors including the effects of the new reporting framework and increased awareness of and expectations from taxpayers about MAP, the OECD noted.Continue Reading
The tax treaty between Japan and Iceland will enter into force on October 31, 2018, Japan’s Finance Ministry has announced.Continue Reading
Australia, France, Japan, and the Slovak Republic have deposited their instruments of ratification of the OECD’s Multilateral Convention to implement tax treaty-related measures to prevent base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS).
For these four countries, the BEPS Convention would enter into force from January 1, 2019. The Convention entered into force last month for New Zealand, Serbia, Sweden, and the UK.Continue Reading
Japan on September 26 deposited to the OECD the instrument of acceptance of the Multilateral Convention to implement tax treaty-related measures to prevent base erosion and profit shifting.
The BEPS Convention will enter into force for Japan on January 1, 2019.Continue Reading
The OECD on August 30 published stage 1 mutual agreement procedure (MAP) peer review reports of the following eight jurisdictions: Australia, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Malta, Mexico, New Zealand, and Portugal.Continue Reading
Japan and Colombia have completed tax treaty negotiations, Colombia’s Finance Minister, Mauricio Cárdenas, announced on July 30.Continue Reading
Japan and Spain have agreed in principle to the text of a new tax treaty.
The new tax treaty will replace the existing treaty between both countries, which entered into force in 1974.Continue Reading
Eight tax administrations, including the UK and the US, have launched a pilot program for the multilateral risk assessment of multinational corporations.Continue Reading