CFE Tax Top 5

Advocate General Wathelet issues opinion in C-682/15 Berlioz and supports questioning ‘foreseeable relevance’ of tax authorities’ information exchange requests. Read more on this and other relevant news from the EU/ international tax area in the PDF below. 


CFE Tax Briefing : Proposal for new rules to simplify VAT for e-commerce

On 1 December 2016 the European Commission published a series of measures to improve the Value Added Tax (VAT) environment for e-commerce businesses in the EU.  It is hoped that the proposals will modernise and simplify VAT compliance obligations for businesses selling goods and services onlone ross-border within and to the EU


The CFE Tax briefing details the salient features of the proposal are as follows.


CFE Tax Briefing on OECD Multilateral Instrument

On 24 November 2016 more than 100 jurisdictions concluded negotiations on a multilateral instrument (the “MLI”) that will modify the application of more than 3,000 existing bilateral treaties in order to comply with the new tax treaty principles agreed pursuant to the BEPS project. 


Read our Tax Briefing which summarises the main provisions in the PDF document below. 


Towards greater fairness in taxation: A Model Taxpayer Charter

On 13 November 2015, the CFE, together with two other international professional bodies of tax advisers, together representing more than 500,000 tax advisers worldwide, presented their joint proposal for a Model Taxpayer Charter.

The work is a collaboration of:

·         AOTCA (Asia-Oceania Tax Consultants´ Association), representing 330,000 tax advisers from 20 professional bodies in 16 countries in the Asian-Pacific region;



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