The EU’s new comprehensive reporting regime will go live on 25 June 2018. The EU’s directive (commonly referred to as DAC6) has been officially adopted by the EU and has been published in the Official Journal of the EU on June 5. Continue reading
As you may be aware of, on 25 May 2018 the ECOFIN Council, composed of the EU-28 Finance Ministers, formally adopted a Directive amending Directive 2011/16/EU as regards mandatory automatic exchange of information in the field of taxation in relation to reportable cross-border arrangements – also known as DAC6. Continue reading
The OECD released implementation guidance on the effective collection of VAT and goods and services tax on cross-border sales of services and intangibles. Mechanisms for the effective collection of VAT/GST where the supplier is not located in the jurisdiction of taxation. Continue reading
As part of the VAT action plan as launched on 7 April 2016, the EU Commission announced a legislative Proposal for the Definitive VAT system for Cross Border EU Trade. This proposal introduces the cornerstones of the Definitive VAT system for Cross Border B2B EU trade. Continue reading
More and more companies and private individuals are part of an international network, and operate or work in several countries. Cross-border mobility offers many advantages, but also presents a number of risks. Continue reading
I would like to invite you to the panel meeting – Cross-Border Commerce – How to deal with indirect taxes which will take place in Zunfthaus zur Meisen in Zürich on 23 May 2017. This event will be held by the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce. Continue reading
The Australian Diverted Profits Tax (DPT) has now been legislated. It is the most expansive cross-border tax change in Australia for many generations. The new tax is broadly written and there are very limited exemptions.
It was originally announced that the DPT would be based on the second limb of the UK DPT. However, the final Australian DPT now diverges significantly from the UK DPT. Continue reading