News articles written by Jonas Van de Gucht

2017 edition of the OECD Transfer Pricing Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and Tax Administrations

10 July 2017

On 10 July 2017, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) announced that it released the 2017 edition of the OECD Transfer Pricing Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and Tax Administrations (OECD TPG). The 2017 edition is a consolidated version of the various changes resulting from the OECD/G20 BEPS Project. In this respect, in particular the following

EU Parliament adopts resolution on public CbCR

6 July 2017

In the fight to crack down on corporate tax avoidance, the European Parliament has voted in plenary that multinational companies should disclose tax information in each country they operate. Consequently, multinationals with a worldwide turnover of minimum EUR 750 million should publicly disclose how much tax they pay and where, including taxes paid outside the EU. Large firms

European Parliament Committees approve public Country-by-Country Reporting proposal

16 June 2017

Further to the work of the OECD in the framework of the BEPS project, the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs and Legal Affairs (ECON/JURI) committee members adopted on Monday 12 June 2017 their joint report on the EU Commission’s draft public CbCR Directive (The consolidated committee report is not yet published, but should be

Agreement on new council directive on double taxation dispute resolution

29 May 2017

During its meeting on 23 May 2017, the ECOFIN Council reached an agreement on a proposal for a new system for resolving double taxation disputes within the EU. Based on the Convention on the elimination of double taxation in connection with the adjustment of profits of associated enterprises (the EU Arbitration Convention – 90/436/EEC), the