This week’s edition of the CFE Tax Top 5 looks at the following: Save the Date: CFE Professional Affairs Virtual Conference on Taxpayers Rights – 30 November EU Commission Prolongs Temporary State Aid Framework OECD Digital Tax Economic Impact Assessment Webinar AG Kokott Delivers Opinion...

On 19 October 2020 the Minister for Finance and Financial Services, Prof. Edward Scicluna, delivered the Budget Speech for 2021. The following is an overview of some of the social measures announced: Cost of living increase of €1.75c; An additional day of leave for employees;...

Earlier this evening the Minister for Finance and Financial Services, Prof. Edward Scicluna, delivered the Budget Speech for 2021. The following is an overview of some of the fiscal measures announced. Tax Refund In 2021, eligible persons will receive a tax refund in an amount...

The Office of the CfR have issued an alert to VAT registered persons in connection with a letter from an entity called ‘VRE’, asking the recipient to input their VAT number, sign and return such letter to a PO Box address in Germany. Click here for details....

CFE Tax Advisers Europe has published an Opinion Statement responding to the European Commission Public Consultation on the special VAT scheme for travel agents. The CFE is of the view that there is a need to reform the TOMS scheme, for a number of reasons,...

The OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS, has agreed during its 8-9 October 2020 meeting that the two-pillar approach they have been developing since 2019 provides a solid foundation for a future agreement. During the meeting, a new Blueprint for Pillar One of the project was...

The OECD has published a report, with the participation of over 50 countries, which analyses the approaches and policy gaps across the main tax types (income, consumption and property taxes) in these countries in connection with virtual currencies. Taxing Virtual Currencies was prepared for presentation to the October 2020 meeting of...

This week’s edition of the CFE Tax Top 5 looks at the following: OECD Digital Tax Webcast Update & Pillar 1 and 2 Consultation Council of the EU Update Blacklist of Non-Cooperative Jurisdictions for Tax Purposes EU Parliament Appoints New Financial Services & Capital Markets...

On 6 October 2020 the EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions was updated as follows: Anguilla and Barbados were added to the EU list; Cayman Islands and Oman were removed from the list. Following this update, twelve jurisdictions remain on the list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for...