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EU and the Possible Application of a Generalised Reverse Charge Mechanism

EU and the Possible Application of a Generalised Reverse Charge Mechanism

The European Commission has recently adopted a proposal for a Council Directive which aims to amend the VAT Directive, introducing on temporary basis a generalised reverse charge mechanism (GRCM) for the supply of goods and services above a certain threshold. The adoption of this measure is important for the Commission, as large amounts of … Read More

Indonesia Implements Three-Tiered Transfer Pricing Documentation Requirements

Indonesia Implements Three-Tiered Transfer Pricing Documentation Requirements

On December 30, 2016, the Indonesian Minister of Finance published PMK213/ PMK.03 / 2016, which provides details on the three-tiered transfer pricing documentation requirements (master file, local file and country-by-country (CbC) report) for related party transactions in accordance with BEPS Action 13. The master file must include the following information about … Read More

Ireland Issues FAQs on Qualifying Disclosure for “Offshore Matters”

Ireland Issues FAQs on Qualifying Disclosure for “Offshore Matters”

On January 9, 2017, Ireland issued FAQs on qualifying disclosures relating to offshore matters.  See BEPS Action 12. Ireland has proposed measures in section 54 of the Finance Bill 2016 to address offshore tax evasion in light of the new international measures for exchange of information. If enacted, the proposed legislation … Read More

Global Trade Trends: What Will Trump Mean for Trade?

Global Trade Trends: What Will Trump Mean for Trade?

Blog, Global Trade, ONESOURCE January 11, 2017

Words have consequences, and perhaps no words are more consequential than those of the president of the United States. The Nov. 8 election of Donald Trump, a populist whose campaign emphasized reversing the trade liberalization trend of recent decades, created instantaneous uncertainty for supply chains worldwide. Global trade liberalization will not grind to a halt … Read More

Austria Publishes Ordinance on Master and Local File Documentation Requirements

Austria Publishes Ordinance on Master and Local File Documentation Requirements

On December 21, 2016, Austria published an Ordinance on transfer pricing documentation in the official gazette, clarifying the requirements for the master and local files, which will apply to years beginning January 1, 2016. See BEPS Action 13. Master File The master file must include the following: Organizational structure of the … Read More