The Commission services wish to discuss with the VAT Committee the possible VAT implications of transfer pricing rules laid down for the purposes of direct taxation. Such rules are aimed at ensuring that the conditions of the transactions within a multinational enterprise group (“MNE group”), including the price, match comparable market conditions and that profits are fairly divided between the jurisdictions in which a multinational enterprise (“MNE”) operates1. Continue reading
Last month the OECD has published its final reports to combat Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (‘BEPS’). Finance Ministers from the G20 countries have since then endorsed the final detailed action plan for putting in place a coherent and transparent global tax regime.
One of the core themes of the BEPS action plan is the concrete requirement for all multinational companies (with a global turnover of EUR 750 million or more) to annually prepare the country-by-country report (CbC Report). Continue reading