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June 2020

30 Jun - India: Section 10A tax benefit and additional income from MAP

29 Jun - Italy: Tax dispute resolution mechanisms, new mutual agreement procedures

26 Jun - Panama: Transfer pricing report submission date is postponed (COVID-19)

25 Jun - South Africa: Tax authorities to focus on transfer pricing, Supplementary Budget 2020

24 Jun - Netherlands: Updated decree, rules for mutual agreement procedures

23 Jun - Australia: Transfer pricing guidance; ATO response to COVID-19

23 Jun - Netherlands: Transfer pricing issues in context of COVID-19

22 Jun - United States: Supreme Court denies certiorari, appeal from Ninth Circuit upholding cost-sharing regulations as valid 

19 Jun - United States: Treasury Secretary seeks “pause” in OECD Pillar 1 discussions of digital economy

19 Jun - Nigeria: Tax and transfer pricing returns for calendar-year companies due 31 July (COVID-19)

18 Jun - OECD: Statement about ongoing negotiations, taxation of digital economy

17 Jun - United States: Reports of withdrawal from talks with EU on digital services tax 

17 Jun - Australia: Updated information for country-by-country reporting 2020

12 Jun - KPMG report: APAs and COVID-19

11 Jun - Australia: New MAP guidelines, arbitration arrangements for resolving international tax disputes

10 Jun - Canada: APA statistics for 2019

9 Jun - KPMG report: COVID-19 and transfer pricing policy; lookback analysis of routine returns

5 Jun - Argentina: Transfer pricing compliance rules, reporting deadline deferred to July 2020

5 Jun - Saudi Arabia: Transfer pricing guidelines (second edition)

April 2020

27 Apr - Poland: Interactive transfer pricing form, Local file

27 Apr - Portugal: Postponed deadline for transfer pricing documentation (COVID-19)

27 Apr - United States: Transfer pricing strategies for private equity portfolio companies (COVID-19)

24 Apr - Belgium: COVID-19 implications from a transfer pricing perspective

23 Apr - Sweden: Transfer pricing treatment of IP in third-party acquisitions

22 Apr - Malaysia: Further extension of country-by-country reporting deadlines (COVID-19)

22 Apr - Turkey: Transfer pricing documentation requirements, implementation update

21 Apr - Zimbabwe: Extended deadline, transfer pricing returns for 2019 (COVID-19)

15 Apr - Bangladesh: Transfer pricing inquiries of multinational corporations

15 Apr - United States: IRS provides FAQs on transfer pricing documentation “best practices”

10 Apr - Canada: Transfer pricing implications (COVID-19)

9 Apr - Czech Republic: Transfer pricing considerations (COVID-19)

7 Apr - Indonesia: Updated regulations on advance pricing agreements

3 Apr - OECD: Tax implications for cross-border workers, other cross-border matters (COVID-19)

3 Apr - Hong Kong: Revised guidance, taxation of digital economy and intersection with transfer pricing

3 Apr - Malaysia: Extension of country-by-country reporting deadline to 15 May 2020 (COVID-19)

3 Apr - South Africa: Reminder of transfer pricing documentation compliance requirements

2 Apr - Poland: Transfer pricing return filing, extended due date (COVID-19)

1 Apr - Denmark: Transfer pricing documentation, extension of deadline (COVID-19)

1 Apr - Argentina: Transfer pricing compliance rules, effective date once again delayed

March 2020

31 Mar - Bermuda: Extended deadline for country-by-country reporting (COVID-19)

31 Mar - Hong Kong: Extended notification deadline, country-by-country reporting (COVID-19)

31 Mar - Nigeria: Transfer pricing e-filing portal

30 Mar - New Zealand: Relief relating to APAs, response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

26 Mar - China: Transfer pricing arrangements and challenges (COVID-19)

24 Mar - United States: Considerations for modifying or unwinding related-party transactions, responding to coronavirus (COVID-19)

24 Mar - India: Digital taxation, enlarging the scope of “equalisation levy”

24 Mar - Mexico: Non-deduction of payments to related parties in low-tax jurisdictions, interest deduction limitations

23 Mar - Switzerland: Transfer pricing considerations for multinational companies, responding to coronavirus (COVID-19)

22 Mar - Denmark: Proposals for changes to transfer pricing documentation rules

17 Mar - Zimbabwe: Transfer pricing return for 2019 tax year

16 Mar - Denmark: Transfer pricing documentation deadline, reminder

12 Mar - Serbia: Related-party interest rates for 2020, transfer pricing documentation implications

9 Mar - OECD: Comments concerning 2020 review of country-by-country reporting

5 Mar - Zambia: Disclosures required for related-party relationships

5 Mar - Hong Kong: Arrangement for automatic exchange of country-by-country reports with China

4 Mar - South Africa: Tax authority to use transfer pricing risk profiling to verify compliance

2 Mar - Argentina: Transfer pricing compliance rules, effective date delayed again

February 2020

27 Feb - South Africa: Transfer pricing measures in budget 2020-2021

26 Feb - Belgium: Final version, circular letter on transfer pricing

25 Feb - Nigeria: Benchmarking related-party transactions, transfer pricing methods (tribunal decision)

25 Feb - Turkey: Country-by-country reporting, transfer pricing documentation guidance

24 Feb - Germany: Arm’s length principle, proposed amendments

21 Feb - Hong Kong: Possible implications of OECD transfer pricing guidance on financial transactions

21 Feb - China: Country-by-country reporting update; transfer pricing audit risks

21 Feb - Australia: More considerations for Australian businesses of OECD transfer pricing guidance for financial transactions

20 Feb - Australia: Implications for Australian businesses, OECD transfer pricing guidance on financial transactions

20 Feb - Australia: Transfer pricing risks and offshore drilling-related leasing arrangements (final guidance)

18 Feb - South Africa: Uncertainty about transfer pricing treatment of financial transactions

17 Feb - OECD: “BEPS 2.0” and taxation of digitalised economy, in a nutshell

13 Feb - KPMG report: Insights on OECD’s revised “Unified Approach” to tax challenges of digitalisation

13 Feb - KPMG report: OECD transfer pricing (final) guidance on financial transactions: Initial impressions

13 Feb - OECD: Webcast on tax challenges of digitalisation; Pillar One and Pillar Two proposals

12 Feb - Czech Republic: Transfer pricing issues identified in financial statement reviews

11 Feb - OECD: Transfer pricing guidance on financial transactions

11 Feb - KPMG report: Summary of recent transfer pricing developments, “brave new world”

10 Feb - UK: Arbitration directive-related rules; enhancing cross-border dispute resolution

6 Feb - OECD: Consultation document on review of country-by-country reporting (BEPS Action 13)

5 Feb - Panama: Country-by-country reporting deadline for 2018 extended

4 Feb - Botswana: Overview of transfer pricing rules

4 Feb - Brazil: Possible alignment of transfer pricing rules to OECD Transfer Pricing Guidelines

3 Feb - India: Transfer pricing proposals in Union Budget 2020

July 2019

31 Jul - Argentina: Extended compliance deadlines for transfer pricing

29 Jul - EU: Statistics of APAs and MAPs for 2018

29 Jul - KPMG report: Evaluating transfer pricing as part of risk management

25 Jul - France: Digital services tax (3%) is enacted

25 Jul - New Zealand: Update on digital services tax consultation

23 Jul - Australia: Transfer pricing rules, recharacterizing cross-border financing arrangement as debt or equity

22 Jul - G7 finance ministers, agreement on taxation of digital economy

22 Jul - Hong Kong: Guidance concerning transfer pricing documentation, country-by-country reports

19 Jul - Botswana: Transfer pricing regulations, effective July 2019

19 Jul - Canada: APA statistics for 2018

19 Jul - UK: Transfer pricing and evolving operating models for financial institutions

18 Jul - Costa Rica: Transfer pricing guidance

17 Jul - Brazil: Project to align Brazil's transfer pricing rules to OECD guidelines

16 Jul - Sweden: Benchmark analysis and arm’s length determination (transfer pricing court case)

12 Jul - Czech Republic: Companies receiving investment incentives face transfer pricing issues

12 Jul - Czech Republic: New instructions for related-party transactions, transfer pricing guidelines

12 Jul - Netherlands: EC publishes non-confidential version, state aid investigation of Dutch tax rulings

12 Jul - KPMG report: BEPS and asset management; implications for investment funds and asset managers

12 Jul - Austria: Update on proposals for digital services tax

12 Jul - UK: Initial impressions of digital services tax draft legislation

11 Jul - France: Digital services tax approved by parliament

11 Jul - UK: Proposal for digital services tax, in draft Finance Bill

11 Jul - UAE: Country-by-country reporting requirements

10 Jul - United States: Country-by-country reporting updates from IRS

8 Jul - Czech Republic: Update on digital services tax

8 Jul - Qatar: Update on country-by-country reporting requirements

8 Jul - Switzerland: LIBOR phaseout implications for tax and transfer pricing

3 Jul - Thailand: Draft regulatory proposals for transfer pricing documentation

2 Jul - Netherlands: Final policy statement, international tax rulings

2 Jul - Vietnam: Taxation of e-commerce transactions, remote digital sales

March 2019

27 Mar - United States: APMA program, APA statistics for 2018

27 Mar - India: Arrangement for country-by-country report exchanges with United States is signed

22 Mar - OECD: Taxation of digital economy, public consultation update

22 Mar - United States: Foreign-initiated adjustments, competent authority guidance (IRS practice unit)

20 Mar - Canada: Transfer pricing measures in federal budget

20 Mar - India: No transfer pricing adjustment, profit margin greater than comparables

19 Mar - EU: Taxation of digital economy; considering possible outcomes

18 Mar - Poland: Application of transfer pricing regulations clarified for 2018 transactions

15 Mar - Australia: Guidance on inbound distribution arrangements, transfer pricing policies and arm’s length nature

15 Mar - India: Agreement with United States, exchange of country-by-country reports

14 Mar - India: Criteria for selecting transfer pricing comparable companies

14 Mar - Peru: Extended deadlines for filing country-by-country reports for 2017, 2018

13 Mar - Canada: MAP program summary, statistics for 2017

12 Mar - Peru: Tax authorities communication regarding local filing of country-by-country reports for FY 2017

11 Mar - UK: Proposed digital services tax; overview and possible implications for U.S. businesses

11 Mar - United States: IRS transfer pricing teams must consult competent authority

8 Mar - United States: Competent authority process, under tax treaty’s MAP article

8 Mar - Hong Kong: Transfer pricing compliance for 2018-19 year of assessment

8 Mar - OECD: KPMG comments concerning consultation on tax challenges of digitalisation

8 Mar - UK: Insight into HMRC’s profit diversion compliance facility

7 Mar - Luxembourg: EC state aid investigation, tax rulings granted Finnish-headquartered company

6 Mar - France: Draft proposal for digital services tax

4 Mar - Serbia: Related-party interest rates for 2019, transfer pricing documentation implications

4 Mar - United States: “Functional cost diagnostic model” for review of APA requests

1 Mar - UK: HMRC profit-diversion compliance facility; verifying transfer pricing and BEPS compliance

September 2018

28 Sep - KPMG report: Post-BEPS issues concerning cost sharing arrangements in transfer pricing 

27 Sep - Andorra: Country-by-country reporting and notification rules

26 Sep - Korea: Transfer pricing-related proposals in 2019 tax revision legislation

25 Sep - Panama: New version of form for transfer pricing report

21 Sep - UK: Implications of Ireland’s proposed changes to transfer pricing regime for UK groups with Irish financing structures

19 Sep - Luxembourg: Non-taxation of U.S. multinational corporation not illegal state aid (EC investigation)

18 Sep - Nigeria: Public notice published, country-by-country reporting regulations

18 Sep - OECD: Saudi Arabia signs BEPS multilateral convention

18 Sep - United States: IRS reminders relating to Form 8975 “Country-by-Country Report”

17 Sep - Poland: Interactive forms available, simplified transfer pricing reports

13 Sep - Ireland: Proposed controlled foreign company (CFC) regime; profit determined using arm’s length, transfer pricing principles

13 Sep - OECD: Updated country-by-country reporting guidance; dividends received, employee numbers

12 Sep - Asia Pacific: Transfer pricing review (2018)

12 Sep - Malta: Reminder to file country-by-country reporting notification

10 Sep - China: WCO guide customs valuation and transfer pricing (2018 edition); implications for Chinese entities

10 Sep - KPMG report: OECD discussion draft, transfer pricing aspects of financial transactions

7 Sep - OECD: New transfer pricing country profiles (Costa Rica, Greece, South Korea, Panama, Seychelles, South Africa, Turkey)

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