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Greece Implements EU Rules on Exchange of Country-by-Country Reports

Greece Implements EU Rules on Exchange of Country-by-Country Reports

On August 1, 2017, Greece published Law No. 4484 (the “Law”) in the Government newspaper, The Hellenic Democracy. The Law implements EU Directive 2016/881 (amending Directive 2011/16, which was previously amended by Directives 2014/107 and 2015/2376) on the mandatory automatic exchange of tax information (e.g., country-by-country (CbC) reports) into domestic legislation. See Read More

U.S. Treasury and Internal Revenue Service Delay Application of Documentation Regulations under Section 385

U.S. Treasury and Internal Revenue Service Delay Application of Documentation Regulations under Section 385

U.S. Internal Revenue Code (IRC) section 385 authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to prescribe rules to determine whether an interest in a corporation is treated for purposes of the IRC as stock or indebtedness (or as in part stock and in part indebtedness) by providing factors to be taken into account with respect … Read More

Poland Issues Draft Amendment on Public Disclosure of Country-by-Country Reporting Information

Poland Issues Draft Amendment on Public Disclosure of Country-by-Country Reporting Information

On June 26, 2017, Poland issued a new amendment (new article 27b) to the Corporate Income Tax Act (CITA), which would require public disclosure of tax information for large taxpayers. The information disclosed would include the taxpayer’s name and tax identification number; relevant tax year; revenue; incurred expenses; earned income or loss; and … Read More

U.S. Congress Urges FASB to Require Public Disclosure of Country-by-Country Reporting Information

U.S. Congress Urges FASB to Require Public Disclosure of Country-by-Country Reporting Information

On July 18, 2017, Members of the U.S. Congress sent a letter to the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) with respect to FASB’s proposed Accounting Standards Update regarding the Disclosure Framework project on income taxes. The Disclosure Framework project is intended to improve the effectiveness of disclosures in the notes to financial statements. … Read More

KPMG’s Manal Corwin on the OECD BEPS Multilateral Instrument

KPMG’s Manal Corwin on the OECD BEPS Multilateral Instrument

Manal Corwin is national leader of the International Tax practice of KPMG LLP (U.S.) and principal in charge of International Tax Policy in the firm’s Washington National Tax practice. In addition, she leads KPMG’s Global BEPS network. Earlier in her career, Corwin served as deputy assistant secretary for International Tax Affairs in the Office of … Read More