Morocco becomes the 79th jurisdiction to sign the OECD's Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement on the Exchange of Country-by-Country Reports (CbC MCAA). The MCAA will enable consistent and swift implementation of transfer pricing reporting standards developed under Action 13 of the BEPS Action Plan.
First launched in 2009 as a practical tool to assist tax authorities in identifying money laundering during the course of normal tax audits, this revised handbook includes updated money laundering indicators and new material to increase detection and reporting of terrorist financing.
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This note presents a summary of ongoing work to assess the impact of increasing tax transparency and exchange of information (EOI) on cross-border financial activity using international investment data.
Country-by-Country Reporting under the BEPS Action 13 minimum standard will apply to reporting fiscal years of MNE groups commencing on or after 1 January 2016, and the first automatic exchanges of CbC Reports will take place no later than June 2018.
The purpose of the CbC MCAA is to set forth rules and procedures as may be necessary for Competent Authorities of jurisdictions implementing BEPS Action 13 to automatically exchange CbC Reports prepared by the Reporting Entity of an MNE Group and filed on an annual basis with the tax authorities of the jurisdiction of tax residence of that entity with the tax authorities of all jurisdictions in which the MNE Group operates.
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This report contains two parts. Part I reports on the activities and achievements in the OECD’s international tax agenda. Part II reports on the activities and achievements of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes.
The Convention will enter into force for Jamaica on 1 March 2019 and will generally apply from 1 January 2020, although it may apply for earlier periods between signatories if agreed to and applies in relation to any period regarding criminal matters.
The Global Forum held its annual meeting in Uruguay on 20-22 November, bringing together 220 delegates from 84 jurisdictions and 12 International organisations to strengthen further the international community’s fight against tax evasion. The meeting marked the widespread rollout of automatic exchange of financial account of information.
As part of its work to preserve the integrity of the CRS, the OECD has published the results of its analysis of over 100 CBI/RBI schemes offered by CRS-committed jurisdictions, identifying those schemes that potentially pose a high-risk to the integrity of CRS.
The Multilateral Competent Authorities Agreement (MCAA) will facilitate consistent and swift implementation of new transfer pricing reporting standards developed under Action 13 of the BEPS Action Plan, ensuring that tax administrations obtain a complete understanding of the way multinational enterprises (MNEs) structure their operations, while also ensuring that the confidentiality of such information is safeguarded.