The BEPS MLI, negotiated by over 100 countries and jurisdictions, updates the existing network of tax treaties and reduces opportunities for MNE tax avoidance.
The BEPS MLI seeks to modify existing bilateral tax treaties to swiftly implement measures relating to hybrid mismatch arrangements, treaty abuse, and permanent establishment.
For Guernsey, the BEPS MLI will enter into force in June 2019. Guernsey has committed to cover nine of its tax treaties under the BEPS MLI framework.
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