Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive Webcast Series Episode Two: Netherlands and Italy Thursday, 28 February 2019, 15:00 – 16:00 CET
We are pleased to inform you of the next episode of our Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive Webcast Series, Episode 2: Netherlands and Italy. The EU Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive (ATAD I & II “ATAD”) is designed to tackle tax avoidance practices, and creates minimum standards for EU Member States, which may require changes to corporate tax laws.
ATAD II Directive formally adopted
On 29 May 2017, the EU’s Council (in the Competitiveness Council configuration) formally adopted the Council Directive amending Directive (EU) 2016/1164 as regards hybrid mismatches with third countries (ATAD II) without further discussion. The amended Directive (ATAD II) has a broader scope than ATAD I as it also covers hybrid mismatches with third countries and
Council agrees its position on hybrid mismatches with third countries
On 21 February 2017, the Council of the EU, meeting through its Economic and Financial Affairs (ECOFIN) Council, agreed its position on rules aimed at closing down ‘hybrid mismatches’ with the tax systems of third countries (so called ATAD II). Following to the European Commission’s proposal on amendments to the Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive (ATAD) as
Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive: impacts on the real estate industry
EU countries reach political agreement on Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive: impacts on the real estate industry The EU-28 Finance Ministers reached political agreement on 21 June 2016 on the Council Directive laying down rules against tax avoidance practices that directly affect the functioning of the internal market (also known as ATAD). Ministers decided not to include
ATAD: what does it actually mean for financing?
On 21 June, the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) reached a consensus on the “Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive” (ATAD). Some of the measures of this Directive directly affect groups’ existing financing set-ups. The main impact is the implementation of BEPS Action 4 via a Directive, which will impose a general interest deduction limitation. Member States
ECOFIN agrees on Commission’s proposal on Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive
On 20 June 2016, the Economic and Financial Affairs (ECOFIN) Council agreed on the Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive (ATAD) proposal of the European Commission, following approval of the Dutch presidency’s final proposal by the Belgian government and no further comments from other Member States. On 8 June 2016, the European Parliament (EP) approved 91 amendments to
European Parliament approves amended Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive
On 8 June 2016, the European Parliament (EP) approved 91 amendments to a draft report of the Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive. The amendments to the draft Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive include, amongst others, proposals for a 15% rate for the application of the switch-over rule, an EU blacklist of tax havens and sanctions against uncooperative jurisdictions, additional limitations
Country-by-Country Reporting approved, Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive vote postponed
On 25 May 2016, the EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) approved the implementation of the Country-by-Country Reporting (CbCR) rules for multinational companies. However, the vote on the Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive (ATAD) proposal of the European Commission was postponed to the next council’s meeting, taking place on 17 June 2016. The directive implementing the