Jessica Silbering-Meyer

Jessica Silbering-Meyer

Jessica is a managing editor/author with the Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters. Jessica holds a J.D. degree from Hofstra University School of Law, and an M.B.A. in Finance from Hofstra University School of Business. Jessica is a member of the New York Bar. For the past 8.5 years, Jessica has worked at several Big 4 firms in the international tax services field, specializing in hedge funds, private equity funds and corporations.

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Ireland Reviews Corporation Tax Code in Light of BEPS

On September 12, 2017, Ireland’s Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform released the independent report of Mr. Seamus Coffey on Ireland’s Corporate Tax Code in relation to the OECD BEPS project. The recommendations in the report will be considered by the Irish government. Ireland’s commentary from the Report with respect to specific … Read More

Greece Announces Implementation of EU Directive on Automatic Exchange of Country-by-Country Reports

On August 24, 2017, Greece issued Circular 1131 with respect to Law No. 4484-2017 (published in the official gazette on August 1, 2017), which implemented EU Directive 2016/881 (the “Directive”) into Greek legislation regarding the mandatory automatic exchange of country-by-country (CbC) reports. See BEPS Action 13. The Directive amends Directive 2011/16, … Read More

OECD Releases Additional Guidance on Country-by-Country Reporting

On September 6, 2017, the OECD’s Inclusive Framework on BEPS released two sets of guidance for tax administrations and MNE groups regarding the implementation and operation of country-by-country (CbC) reporting. See BEPS Action 13. Existing guidance on the implementation of CbC reporting has been updated to address the following issues: Definition of … Read More

U.S. IRS Publishes List of Negotiating Countries for the Exchange of Country-by-Country Reports

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has updated its country-by-country (CbC) reporting jurisdiction status table, as of August 29, 2017, to include jurisdictions that are negotiating bilateral competent authority arrangements (CAAs) with the U.S. to exchange CbC information. The table also includes jurisdictions that have signed a CAA with the U.S. to exchange CbC … Read More

Singapore Address Tax Challenges Posed by the Digital Economy

On August 17, 2017, the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) published a speech by the Senior Minister of State for Law and Finance on the challenges the international tax community faces as a result of the digital economy. See BEPS Action 1. According to the speech, digitalization is blurring the boundaries between … Read More

EY’s Jose Bustos on the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent BEPS (“MLI”)

Jose Bustos of EY answered the following questions for BEPS Global Currents on August 21, 2017 regarding the OECD BEPS Multilateral Instrument (MLI): Q: The U.S. has decided not to sign the BEPS MLI for now. What impact may that have, if any, on U.S. tax treaties overall? A: First, it is important to … Read More