[VIDEO] Shedding light on Country-by-Country reporting

The global tax environment is undergoing a significant amount of disruption. As a response, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) published the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Action Plan. As the cornerstone of the OECD’s recommendations, Country-by-Country Reporting (CbCR) requires multinational groups to include detailed financial and tax information …

How technology can ease the VAT burden

The world becomes more connected. The digital economy comes of age through mobile technology, cloud computing, business intelligence and real time reporting. So, we see an increasing number of tax authorities and businesses around the world adopting or reforming their VAT compliance systems thanks to technological developments. We examined how …

Did you know: Common Reporting Standard deadline is fast approaching

Governments across the world are increasingly putting tax transparency at the top of their agenda. In this context, the OECD developed the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) as a global reporting standard to achieve a complete and multilateral automatic exchange of information framework. The Luxembourg CRS first reporting is due on …

[VIDEO] Luxembourg cost-sharing exemptions in danger

The European Court of Justice has recently ruled that Luxembourg’s legislation on the cost-sharing exemption has been transposed too widely. This VAT exemption is widely used by the country’s financial services industry. And the impact of this decision for bankers, assurers and asset managers would likely to be severe. Frédéric Wersand, …