CFE’s Global Tax Top 10 – July 2020

BRUSSELS | JULY 2020 International Digital Tax Progress Update The OECD held a Tax Talks Webcast on 22 July to discuss progress on the Inclusive Framework project on taxation of the digitalising economy, the OECD Model Rules for Reporting by Platform Operators, the recently released Corporate Tax Statistics report and other recent tax developments.   [...]

CFE’s Tax Top 5 – 20 july 2020

BRUSSELS I 20 JULY 2020 European Commission Unveils New Tax Package The European Commission has now published its Tax Package for “fair and simple taxation”, designed to address issues experienced in EU taxation arising in the course of “a ‘taxpayer's journey': from registering your business, to reporting, payment, verification, dealing with disputes.” The Tax Package [...]

CFE’s Tax Top 5 – 13 july 2020

European Tax Professionals Call for Better Tax Governance: Joint statement of CFE Tax Advisers Europe and Accountancy Europe Ahead of the European Commission Anti-fraud tax package, Accountancy Europe and CFE Tax Advisers Europe, leading European associations for tax professionals, highlight three areas for policymakers in which the current tax system could be improved whilst longer term [...]

CFE’s Global Tax Top 10 – June 2020

BRUSSELS | JUNE 2020 1. US Withdraws from International Digital Tax Negotiations On 17 June US Trade Representative Robert E. Lighthizer confirmed that the US was withdrawing from OECD Inclusive Framework discussions on taxation of the digital economy. The decision was communicated to European Finance Ministers in a letter last week, igniting fears of a [...]

CFE’s Tax Top 5 – 29 JUNE 2020

DAC6 Optional Deferral Enters Into Force The proposal as agreed by Member States in early June to defer deadlines for exchange of information under the administrative cooperation directive as a result of the coronavirus crisis has now been published in the Official Journal of the European Union and has entered into force.   The Directive [...]