International Tax Europe and Africa - April 2019
This e-newsletter gives you an overview of international tax developments being reported globally by KPMG member firms in the Europe and Africa Regions between 1 April and 30 April 2019.
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European Union (EU)
|Tax legislation approved and regulatory update||Beneficial owner||22 March 2019||
The Department of Finance released regulations to set up a Central Register of Beneficial Ownership of Corporates.
|Proposed legislation||Budget||27 March 2019||
The Minister of Finance delivered the budget for 2019-2020 that includes revenue raising measures as well as tax policy and administration reforms.
|Treaties||MAP||3 April 2019||
The Federal Inland Revenue Service released guidelines concerning the mutual agreement procedure (MAP) to resolve income tax treaty-related disputes.
|Treaties||Model Tax Convention||25 April 2019||
The OECD announced the publication of the tenth edition of the full version of the OECD Model Tax Convention on Income and on Capital.
|KPMG publication||Swiss Tax Report 2019||3 April 2019||
KPMG’s Swiss Tax Report 2019 compares corporate and income tax rates in 130 countries as well as all 26 cantons.