News articles written by Jonas Van de Gucht

OECD publishes additional guidance on Country-by-Country reporting (BEPS Action 13)

7 April 2017

On 6 April 2017, the OECD has published further guidance for tax administrations and MNE Groups on Country-by-Country (CbC) reporting (Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Action 13). The guidance was released by the Inclusive Framework, which brings together over 100 countries and jurisdictions to collaborate on the implementation of the OECD/G20 BEPS Package. The

OECD releases peer review documents for assessment of BEPS minimum standards

2 February 2017

On 1 February, the OECD released key documents which will form the basis of the peer review of the Action 5 transparency framework and for the peer review of Action 13 Country-by-Country Reporting. The Action 5 standard for the compulsory spontaneous exchange of information on tax rulings (the “transparency framework”) and the Action 13 standard on Country-by-Country Reporting

European Commission sets out next steps to boost tax transparency

6 July 2016

On 5 July 2016, the European Commission (“Commission”) presented a Communication putting forward the priorities in their work towards a fairer, more transparent and more effective taxation system, together with a proposal to amend the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (“AMLD”). By means of these initiatives, the Commission wants to address the remaining gaps in the

Parliament has approved Belgian Transfer Pricing Documentation Requirements

5 July 2016

On 29 June 2016, the Belgian Parliament adopted the ‘programme law’ (introduced on 2 June 2016) that contains the introduction into Belgian tax law of specific transfer pricing documentation requirements (published in the Belgian Official Gazette of 4 July 2016). These requirements are based on Action 13 of the OECD /G20 BEPS Project. See our post

OECD publishes guidance on implementation of Country-by-Country Reporting

30 June 2016

On 29 June 2016, the OECD released its Guidance on the Implementation of Country-by-Country Reporting (CbCR). According to the OECD press release, this is “a new step in its continuing efforts to boost transparency in international tax matters”. After the G20 leaders gave their approval regarding the final BEPS Package in November 2015, the focus