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CFE Tax Top 5 - Round up of EU tax policy news 13 March 2017

Please see the link below for a brief discussion of the main events whcih happened in the world of tax policy this week!

This week's edition looks at the following developments:

European Economic and Social Committee supports Double Taxation Dispute Resolution proposal

Reference for preliminary ruling on the interpretation of ‘beneficial owner’ in context of the EU Interest and Royalties Directive

European Commission appoints new Director for Indirect Taxation and Tax Administration


CFE Opinion Statement : Response to Consultation on the OECD BEPS Action 6 Public Discussion Draft on non-CIV examples

On 2 February 2017 the CFE Fiscal Committee submitted the folowing Opinion Statement in response to an OECD Public Consultation entitled: 

'Interaction between the tax treaty provisions of the report on BEPS Action 6 and the treaty entitlement of non-CIV funds'

The Discussion Draft includes three draft examples with regard to the treaty entitlement of non-CIV Funds when applying the principle purpose test (hereinafter “PPT”) as described in the BEPS Action 6 final report. The CFE response provides comments on these three draft examples.


2nd International Conference on Taxpayer Rights




13 March, 2017 - 08:00 to 14 March, 2017 - 17:00


Piergiorgio Valente, Ian Young

Convened by the National Taxpayer Advocate, Internal Revenue Service, United States
Hosted by the Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law
at WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Vienna, Austria
Sponsored by Tax Analysts
Co-sponsored by American Bar Association Section of Taxation, American College of Tax
Counsel, American Tax Policy Institute, and International Fiscal Association – USA Branch


For more information, please find the agenda below: