This week’s edition of the CFE Tax Top 5 looks at the following: Pascal Saint – Amans: Digital Tax Agreement by October Fabrizia Lapecorella New Chair of OECD’s Fiscal Committee European Parliament: Lack of Progress in Reforming Code of Conduct Group OECD Updated Report on...

Ireland Raises Issues with US Proposed Minimum Taxation As a result of US proposals to introduce a minimum corporate tax rate of 21%, countries like Ireland are presumed to lose significant revenue. Under the Stability Programme Update for 2021 of the Irish Department of Finance published on 14 April,...

The Commission has decided to extend to temporary waiver of customs duty and VAT on the importation of medical and protective equipment used in the fight against COVID-19 until 31 December 2021. The relief was originally introduced in April 2020 and was extended to apply...

The office of the CfR has announced that the facility to upload and submit the income tax return and the supplemental document for Year of Assessment 2020 required to be filed by a principal taxpayer in respect of a fiscal unit is now available.​  ...

Version 4 of the Implementing Guidelines on the Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information is available for download from the CfR website. A guideline in relation to a change of reporting deadline for reporting year 2020 has also been published.    

The Budget Measures Implementation Act has introduced an enabling provision in the Income Tax Act which empowers the Minister of Finance to enact rules in relation to transfer pricing. The new article 51 of the Income Tax Act states that such rules may provide for...

The Budget Measures Implementation Act (Act XVIII of 2021) was published on 16th April 2021.   The Act amends: Part II: Customs Ordinance Part III: Income tax Act Part IV: Social Security Act Part V: Duty on Documents and Transfers Act (click here to view an...

The Investment Aid 2021 Regulations were published by Legal Notice 156 of 2021. They provide for assistance in the form of a tax credit (which may be claimed against future tax bills) or a cash grant to undertakings carrying on or intending to carry out a ‘qualifying...

The new VAT rules for B2C e-commerce come into effect on 1 July 2021. The rules impact online sellers, online market places/platforms, postal operators and couriers as well as consumers. The European Commission has launched a dedicated portal which provides information on the new rules,...

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