News articles written by Isabel Verlinden

OECD publishes PE discussion draft (artificial avoidance)

4 November 2014

The OECD has published its discussion draft on the Preventing of Artificial Avoidance of permanent establishment (PE) Status. This publication follows the BEPS (Base Erosion and Profit Shifting) timeline. A fundamental change to the existing PE rules, with a potentially wide impact on many structures currently in use by MNCs, are proposed in the OECD

OECD publishes comments on TP Comparability Data and Developing Countries paper

28 October 2014

On 11 March 2014, the OECD invited comments from interested parties on the paper on Transfer Pricing Comparability Data and Developing Countries. This paper discusses four possible approaches to addressing the concerns expressed by developing countries over the lack of data on comparables (expanding access to data sources for comparables, more effective use of data sources

BEPS: OECD is gearing up towards the September deadlines

8 September 2014

The OECD’s Action Plan on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) was published in July 2013 with a view to addressing perceived flaws in international tax rules. The 40-page Action Plan, which was negotiated and drafted with the active participation of the OECD member states, contains 15 separate action points or work streams, some of which are