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Coronavirus (COVID-19) tax developments

KPMG's reports of tax developments in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Global developments summary, search by country

Need to find specific updates? KPMG’s COVID-19, Global Tax Developments Summary [PDF 3.4 MB] (last updated 31 May 2020) sorts TaxNewsFlash reports below alphabetically by country.

Still not finding COVID-related tax relief for a specific country? Refer to KPMG's country guide

May 2020

29 May - Poland: Amendments to salary subsidy relief (COVID-19)

29 May - Hong Kong: Subsidy payments, financial assistance grants exempt from tax (COVID-19)

29 May - Netherlands: Period for tax relief in “emergency package 2.0” extended (COVID-19)

29 May - United States: Initial impressions of Notice 2020-41 and “beginning of construction” under sections 45 and 48 (COVID-19)

28 May - United States: House passes bill, payroll tax deferral for taxpayers with forgiven PPP loans (COVID-19)

28 May - United States: Postponed deadlines for employment taxes, employee benefit plans, IRAs, HSAs, MSAs, other time-sensitive actions (COVID-19)

28 May - Australia: Practical compliance guideline on JobKeeper program (COVID-19)

28 May - Poland: Tax relief measures in pending legislation (COVID-19)

28 May - United States: IRS provides FAQs on treatment of NOL carrybacks and AMT by C corporations (COVID-19)

28 May - United States: IRS provides FAQs for individuals claiming the “medical condition exception” in 2020 (COVID-19)

28 May - United States: FAQs on “Main Street Lending Program” (COVID-19)

27 May - United States: Extension of safe harbor, “beginning of construction” under sections 45 and 48 (COVID-19)

27 May - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief (COVID-19) (updated 27 May)

27 May - Belgium: FATCA, CRS returns, deadline extended to 30 September (COVID-19)

27 May - Bermuda: CRS reporting deadline further extended, to 31 August (COVID-19)

27 May - Italy: Tax relief measures in “Relaunch decree” (COVID-19)

27 May - Netherlands: Extended and new tax relief measures in “emergency package 2.0” (COVID-19)

27 May - United States: IRS updates FAQ on employee retention credit and PPP repayments (COVID-19)

26 May - India: Tax relief measures (COVID-19)

26 May - Mauritius: Due date for FATCA, CRS returns extended to 30 September (COVID-19)

26 May - Canada: Proposal to extend tax, legal deadlines (COVID-19)

26 May - Canada: Tax residency and permanent establishment relief, travel restrictions (COVID-19)

26 May - Canada: Wage subsidy for universities, health research institutes (COVID-19)

26 May - Dominican Republic: Extended tax return filing, payment dates (COVID-19)

26 May - Netherlands: Extension of “NOW” wage support program (COVID-19)

26 May - OECD: Tax administration support for individual and business taxpayers (COVID-19)

26 May - Serbia: Tax and transfer pricing implications to be considered (COVID-19)

22 May - Australia: Extension of JobKeeper reporting deadline (COVID-19)

22 May - United States: Real estate, documenting changes in intent and dealer property analysis (COVID-19)

22 May - United States: Tax implications of distressed leases (COVID-19)

21 May - Italy: VAT relief, other tax relief measures (COVID-19)

21 May - Saudi Arabia: VAT rate increase, transitional provisions (COVID-19)

21 May - Cambodia: Certain relief for tourism, garment sectors and educational institutions (COVID-19)

21 May - Chile: Tax relief provisions (COVID-19)

21 May - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief (COVID-19) (updated 21 May)

20 May - United States: Competent authority, changes regarding requests and APA consultations (COVID-19)

20 May - Canada: Credits, benefits for individual taxpayers to continue until September 2020 (COVID-19)

20 May - Canada: Tax-free payments, other relief for older individuals (COVID-19)

20 May - Nigeria: Extended deadline for AEOI and CRS reporting by financial institutions (COVID-19)

19 May - Cambodia: Export of masks, restrictions lifted (COVID-19)

19 May - Canada: Emergency wage subsidy (75%) extended to 29 August 2020 (COVID-19)

19 May - Canada: Repayment of employee benefits under emergency response benefit program (COVID-19)

19 May - Mauritius: Enacted legislation includes tax relief, also a tax levy (COVID-19)

19 May - Sweden: Support for employers offering short-term work assignments (COVID-19)

19 May - Germany: VAT relief included in draft legislation (COVID-19)

19 May - Singapore: FATCA, CRS return deadline extended to 31 August 2020 (COVID-19)

19 May - Thailand: Virtual meetings for corporate boards, shareholders (COVID-19)

19 May - UK: Relief for FATCA and CRS reports not filed by 31 May 2020 (COVID-19)

18 May - United States: TTB guidance, tax-free withdrawal of distilled spirits for hand sanitizers (COVID-19)

18 May - United States: IRS fact sheet, tax credits for paid leave (COVID-19)

18 May - United States: Transfer pricing adjustments, potential customs tariff opportunities (COVID-19)

18 May - Nigeria: Extended deadline for filing Lagos State tax returns (COVID-19)

18 May - Qatar: Extended deadlines for 2019 reporting by financial institutions, for commercial license renewals (COVID-19)

18 May - Saudi Arabia: Q&As on VAT rate increase (COVID-19)

18 May - United States: Treasury provides PPP loan forgiveness form, instructions (COVID-19)

15 May - United States: House passes legislation (HEROES Act) (COVID-19)

15 May - France: Tax treatment of rental debt waivers granted by lessors (COVID-19)

15 May - Austria: Tax relief measures, update (COVID-19)

15 May - Bangladesh: Tax return filing and tax payment relief measures (COVID-19)

15 May - Malaysia: Guidelines for relief fund process, approvals (COVID-19)

15 May - UK: Job retention scheme extended to 31 October 2020 (COVID-19)

15 May - UK: Tax relief update (COVID-19)

15 May - United States: FAQs on aviation excise tax holiday (COVID-19)

15 May - United States: IRM update, addressing CARES Act provisions concerning net operating losses and minimum tax credits (COVID-19)

14 May - Belgium: Taxation of cross-border workers, agreements with Netherlands and Germany (COVID-19)

14 May - Canada: Minimum employer contribution requirement waived, pension plans (COVID-19)

14 May - Czech Republic: Reduced penalties for employers, late payment of social security premiums (COVID-19)

14 May - Gibraltar: Updated tax, business relief measures (COVID-19)

14 May - New Zealand: Budget 2020 (COVID-19)

13 May - Ghana: Update on extension of tax return filing deadlines (COVID-19)

13 May - Mauritius: Tax relief measures included in pending legislation (COVID-19)

13 May - United States: FAQs for PPP borrowers, safe harbor from SBA audit for “good faith” certification (COVID-19)

13 May - Botswana: Guidance for deferral of income tax payments (COVID-19)

13 May - Thailand: Additional extensions of tax return, tax payment deadlines for businesses (COVID-19)

13 May - Luxembourg: VAT administrative tolerance revoked as of 12 May 2020 (COVID-19)

12 May - Luxembourg: Tax procedure relief measures (COVID-19)

12 May - Portugal: Tax compliance relief measures (COVID-19)

12 May - Slovenia: Additional tax relief measures (COVID-19)

12 May - United States: Expanded relief for health-related cafeteria plans (COVID-19)

12 May - United States: Legislation unveiled in House, includes tax proposals (COVID-19)

12 May - Italy: Tax relief measures for individuals and family businesses (COVID-19)

12 May - Japan: Tax relief FAQs, other guidance implementing legislation (COVID-19)

12 May - South Africa: VAT implications for landlords with rental income reductions (COVID-19)

11 May - Germany: FAQs about tax relief measures (COVID-19)

11 May - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief (COVID-19) (updated 11 May)

11 May - United States: CARES Act changes to business interest deduction limitations for partnerships (COVID-19)

11 May - United States: Healthcare REITs and whether to amend taxable REIT subsidiary leases (COVID-19)

11 May - United States: Use of elective stock dividends by publicly offered REITs (COVID-19)

11 May - Netherlands: Updated tax relief measures (COVID-19)

11 May - Saudi Arabia: VAT rate to increase to 15% (COVID-19)

8 May - EU: Proposals to postpone filing deadlines, including for EU mandatory disclosure rules (DAC6) (COVID-19)

8 May - India: Postponed filing deadline for GST return, GST actions (COVID-19)

8 May - Serbia: State of emergency terminated, implications for tax deadlines (COVID-19)

8 May - United States: IRS updates FAQs on employee retention credit, treatment of health plan expenses and PPP repayments (COVID-19)

7 May - Australia: Land tax relief in New South Wales and other states (COVID-19)

7 May - Hungary: Legislation to enact tax relief, as previously included in decrees (COVID-19)

7 May - Italy: Notice on deferral of VAT return, payment due dates (COVID-19)

7 May - Panama: Tax administrative measures in response to pandemic (COVID-19)

7 May - Poland: Economic relief program for SMEs (COVID-19)

7 May - Switzerland: Financial consequences of pandemic for tax purposes (COVID-19)

7 May - United States: FAQs on higher education emergency relief grants to students being excluded from income (COVID-19)

7 May - United States: Relief from creating foreign branch separate units under the dual consolidated loss rules (COVID-19)

7 May - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief (COVID-19) (updated 7 May)

6 May - Canada: Credit for employer contributions to Quebec health services fund (COVID-19)

6 May - Kazakhstan: Payroll tax exemption, other tax relief measures (COVID-19)

6 May - United States: DDTC reduces registration fees (COVID-19)

6 May - United States: New deadline of 14 May to repay Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans for SBA “good faith” certification (COVID-19)

6 May - United States: Notice of 2020 GSP annual review, comment submission deadlines (COVID-19)

6 May - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief (COVID-19) (updated 6 May)

5 May - Cayman Islands: CRS reporting deadline extended to 16 November (COVID-19)

5 May - Czech Republic: Postponed advance tax payments; waiver of VAT; loan repayment (COVID-19)

5 May - New Zealand: Tax guidance for employers and employees (COVID-19)

5 May - South Africa: Penalty, interest relief for late payments of tax by businesses (COVID-19)

5 May - South Africa: Tax consequences for REITs of foreign exchange movements (COVID-19)

5 May - United States: Employer retention credit can be claimed if Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan repaid by 7 May (COVID-19)

5 May - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief (COVID-19) (updated 5 May)

4 May - Myanmar: Additional tax and economic relief measures (COVID-19)

4 May - Nigeria: Medical supplies exempted from VAT and import duty (COVID-19)

4 May - OECD: Tax and fiscal policies in response to COVID-19 pandemic

4 May - Russia: Proposed withholding tax rate changes, income tax treaties to be renegotiated (COVID-19)

4 May - Saint Vincent and Grenadines: AEOI reporting cycle suspended (COVID-19)

4 May - South Africa: Tax relief measures in draft legislation (COVID-19)

4 May - Taiwan: Updated CRS regulations address force majeure, similar events (COVID-19)

4 May - UK: Potential treasury issues to be considered by UK corporates (COVID-19)

4 May - UK: Tax development update (COVID-19)

4 May - United States FAQs on destruction of beer, recovery of taxes paid (COVID-19)

4 May - United States: IRS relief regarding tax-exempt bonds (COVID-19)

4 May - United States: Temporary modification to safe harbor for distributions by REITs and RICs (COVID-19)

1 May - Canada: Emergency benefit for workers in British Columbia (COVID-19)

1 May - India: Extended due date, provident fund contributions (COVID-19)

1 May - Japan: Tax relief legislation is passed (COVID-19)

1 May - New Zealand: Inland Revenue to administer small business loan program (COVID-19)

1 May - Pakistan: Tax relief for construction sector (COVID-19)

1 May - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief (COVID-19) (updated 1 May)

April 2020

30 Apr - Australia: Consider recovery of deferred tax assets, as 30 June reporting season approaches (COVID-19)

30 Apr - Botswana: Extended due dates for tax returns, payments (COVID-19)

30 Apr - New Zealand: Tax loss carryback relief included in legislation (COVID-19)

30 Apr - Nigeria: Waiver of interest and penalty on outstanding tax liabilities (COVID-19)

30 Apr - South Africa: FAQs clarify unemployment insurance issues (COVID-19)

30 Apr - Spain: Economic and tax relief measures (COVID-19)

30 Apr - United States: Initial impressions of additional FAQs on the employee retention credit (COVID-19)

30 Apr - United States: IRS adds new FAQs on faxing refund claims, NOL carrybacks under CARES Act (COVID-19)

30 Apr - United States: Changes to ITAR requirements for renewals, remote workers (COVID-19)

30 Apr - United States: Deductibility of expenses when loan is forgiven under Paycheck Protection Program (COVID-19)

30 Apr - United States: FAQs on “Main Street” lending program (COVID-19)

30 Apr - United States: IRS temporary procedures for electronic submission of requests for letter rulings, closing agreements, other advice (COVID-19)

30 Apr - United States: Potential implications for health insurance exchange enrollment (COVID-19)

30 Apr - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief (COVID-19) (updated 30 April)

29 Apr - Bangladesh: Update on tax relief (COVID-19)

29 Apr - Hungary: Financial reporting, tax relief measures (COVID-19)

29 Apr - Netherlands: Tax payment deferrals, other relief measures supplemented (COVID-19)

29 Apr - Nigeria: VAT treatment of contract cancellations, bad debts (COVID-19)

29 Apr - United States: Accounting and financial reporting relating to CARES Act (COVID-19)

29 Apr - United States: Extension of healthcare, health plan coverage, employee benefit plan timeframes (COVID-19)

29 Apr - United States: FATCA certification submissions extended to 15 December 2020 (COVID-19)

29 Apr- United States: IRS updates, expands FAQs on employee retention credit (COVID-19)

28 Apr - Algeria: Tax relief and other measures (COVID-19)

28 Apr - Australia: JobKeeper payment and enrolment timelines extended (COVID-19)

28 Apr - Egypt: Tax relief provisions (COVID-19)

28 Apr - Ireland: Wage subsidies, employer eligibility (COVID-19)

28 Apr - Netherlands: Tax measures proposed to provide business tax relief (COVID-19)

28 Apr - Qatar: CRS deadline extended to 31 August 2020 (COVID-19)

28 Apr - South Africa: Guidance concerning unemployment insurance fund program (COVID-19)

28 Apr - United States: IRS adds to FAQs on postponed tax return filing, paying deadlines (COVID-19)

28 Apr - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief (COVID-19) (updated 28 April)

27 Apr - Armenia: Economic and social relief measures (COVID-19)

27 Apr - Canada: Subsidy program for innovative businesses (COVID-19)

27 Apr - Costa Rica: Employer obligations concerning work spaces (COVID-19)

27 Apr - Hungary: Expedited refunds of VAT (COVID-19)

27 Apr - Moldova: Tax relief and economic stimulus measures (COVID-19)

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

27 Apr - Romania: Additional tax relief measures, clarifications (COVID-19)

27 Apr - Serbia: Financial assistance for employees, business entities (COVID-19)

27 Apr - UK: Employees working from home; HMRC guidance on taxable expenses (COVID-19)

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

27 Apr - United States: Updated FAQs on PPE exports (COVID-19)

24 Apr - Australia: State governments provide land tax relief (COVID-19)

24 Apr - Belgium: Implications from a transfer pricing perspective (COVID-19)

24 Apr - Costa Rica: VAT and excise tax payments, relief guidance (COVID-19)

24 Apr - Czech Republic: Tax loss carryback, carryforward relief proposals (COVID-19)

24 Apr - India: Guidance on tax relief (COVID-19)

24 Apr - Mauritius: Relief for late-filed tax returns, tax payments (COVID-19)

24 Apr - Netherlands: Expansion of NOW program to support employment (COVID-19)

24 Apr - Puerto Rico: Pending legislative proposals, economic and tax relief (COVID-19)

24 Apr - Singapore: Tax and employment relief specifically for consumer and retail businesses (COVID-19)

24 Apr - South Africa: Tax implications of rent relief provided by landlords (COVID-19)

24 Apr - UK: Employer considerations before filing claims under job retention scheme (COVID-19)

24 Apr - UK: Summary of tax relief (COVID-19)

24 Apr - United States: IRS FAQs on NOL carrybacks for taxpayers with section 965 inclusions (COVID-19)

24 Apr - United States: Treasury issues guidance on Paycheck Protection Program (PPP); Trump signs PPP funding legislation (COVID-19)

23 Apr - Australia: Automatic deferrals for tax agents, company income tax (COVID-19)

23 Apr - Australia: “JobKeeper” program guidance, procedures (COVID-19)

23 Apr - British Virgin Islands: FATCA, CRS deadlines extended (COVID-19)

23 Apr - Canada: British Columbia delays “significant control” reporting requirements (COVID-19)

23 Apr - Canada: Indirect tax liabilities and rent or lease payment deferrals (COVID-19)

23 Apr - Canada: Sales tax relief, property insurance contracts in Manitoba (COVID-19)

23 Apr - Japan: Tokyo extends filing, payment deadlines for businesses (COVID-19)

23 Apr - Romania: “Discounts” for on-time tax payments made by 25 April (COVID-19)

23 Apr - South Africa: Additional VAT relief (COVID-19)

23 Apr - South Africa: Proposal to limit use of losses to be deferred to 2022 (COVID-19)

23 Apr - Sri Lanka: Extension of tax return deadlines (COVID-19)

23 Apr - United States: IRS expands FAQs on postponed tax return filing, paying deadlines (COVID-19)

23 Apr - United States: IRS provides FAQs on NOL carrybacks for taxpayers with section 965 inclusions (COVID-19)

23 Apr - United States: JCT description of employee retention credit, payroll deferral provisions in CARES Act (COVID-19)

23 Apr - United States: Treasury releases updated FAQs on Paycheck Protection Program (COVID-19)

23 Apr - United States: FAQs for determining U.S. trade or business or permanent establishment (COVID-19)

23 Apr - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief (COVID-19) (updated April 23)

22 Apr - Argentina: Emergency assistance jobs program updates (COVID-19)

22 Apr - Japan: Deadline extension for AEOI reporting (COVID-19)

22 Apr - Malaysia: Extended tax-related deadlines (COVID-19)

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

22 Apr - South Africa: Carbon tax return filing, payment deadline extended (COVID-19)

22 Apr - South Africa: “Phase II” of economic stimulus package (COVID-19)

22 Apr - United States: FAQs on payroll support for air carriers and contractors (COVID-19)

22 Apr - United States: IRS extends FATCA reporting deadline, Model 1 IGA jurisdictions (COVID-19)

22 Apr - United States: Relief for taxpayers to correct, change QIP depreciation methods (Rev. Proc. 2020-25)

22 Apr - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief (COVID-19) (updated 22 April)

22 Apr - United States: JCT general explanation of tax provisions in CARES Act

21 Apr - Canada: Employers may apply for 75% emergency wage subsidy beginning 27 April 2020 (COVID-19)

21 Apr - Dominican Republic: Additional tax and customs relief measures (COVID-19)

21 Apr - France: Update of tax relief, other relief measures (COVID-19)

21 Apr - India: FATCA and CRS returns, reporting deadlines extended (COVID-19)

21 Apr - Serbia: Postponed deadlines for corporate income tax returns, financial statements (COVID-19)

21 Apr - Singapore: Tax refund opportunity, stock exercise or vesting (COVID-19)

21 Apr - UAE: Extended VAT return, VAT payment deadline (COVID-19)

21 Apr - United States: Cash flow opportunity for resellers; inventory impairments (COVID-19)

21 Apr - United States: Relief for nonresidents, cross-border travel restrictions addressed in revenue procedures and FAQs (COVID-19)

21 Apr - United States: Senate passes COVID-19 legislation, with additional Paycheck Protection Program funds

21 Apr - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief (COVID-19) (updated 21 April)

21 Apr - Zimbabwe: Extended deadline, income tax returns for 2019 (COVID-19)

20 Apr - Cayman Islands: Extended FATCA and CRS deadlines (COVID-19)

20 Apr - Denmark: New tax measures aim to increase corporate liquidity (COVID-19)

20 Apr - Japan: Tax agency’s FAQs about tax relief for corporations, individuals (COVID-19)

20 Apr - Netherlands: Details of emergency tax measures (COVID-19)

20 Apr - Nigeria: Additional tax relief (COVID-19)

20 Apr - Singapore: Tax relief measures allow for deferred tax payments (COVID-19)

20 Apr - South Africa: Cash-flow issues relating to withholding tax on dividends, interest, royalties (COVID-19)

20 Apr - United States: Excise tax relief, distilled spirits used to produce hand sanitizers (COVID-19)

20 Apr - United States: Initial impressions of Rev. Rul. 2020-8  and 10-year limitations period, foreign tax credit and NOL carrybacks (COVID-19)

20 Apr - United States: Relief relating to deposits of estimated customs duties, taxes, fees (COVID-19)

20 Apr - United States: Reminder of sanctions compliance requirements (COVID-19)

20 Apr - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief (COVID-19) (updated 20 April)

17 Apr - Canada: FATCA and CRS returns, reporting deadlines extended (COVID-19)

17 Apr - Dominican Republic: Labor assistance fund (COVID-19)

17 Apr - Slovakia: FAQs on employment and labor law and financial measures (COVID-19)

17 Apr - South Africa: Tax implications of “repo rate” reduction (COVID-19)

17 Apr - Thailand: Summary of tax relief (COVID-19)

17 Apr - United States: Depreciation of qualified improvement property, Rev. Proc. 2020-25 (COVID-19)

17 Apr - United States: IRS FAQs on tax credits for required paid leave provided employees by SMEs (COVID-19)

17 Apr - United States: IRS expands FAQs on faxing refund claims, NOL carrybacks under CARES Act (COVID-19)

17 Apr - United States: Real property trade, farming business elections regarding changes to section 163(j) (COVID-19)

17 Apr - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief (COVID-19) (updated 17 April)

16 Apr - Canada: Extended tax deadlines, Newfoundland and Labrador (COVID-19)

16 Apr - Canada: Tax and financial relief in Quebec (COVID-19)

16 Apr - Greece: Summary of tax relief (COVID-19)

16 Apr - Hungary: Surtaxes imposed on credit institutions, retail sector (COVID-19)

16 Apr - Norway: Extended filing deadline for corporate income tax returns (COVID-19)

16 Apr - Poland: Financial support for companies (COVID-19)

16 Apr - Thailand: Social security-related relief (COVID-19)

16 Apr - United States: ATNOL carrybacks under the CARES Act (COVID-19)

16 Apr - United States: OFAC “fact sheet” on humanitarian assistance and trade (COVID-19)

16 Apr - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief (COVID-19) (updated 16 April)

15 Apr - Bangladesh: Tax relief measures (COVID-19)

15 Apr - Costa Rica: VAT exemption for commercial leases (COVID-19)

15 Apr - Egypt: Tax relief measures (COVID-19)

15 Apr - Indonesia: Tax and customs relief measures (COVID-19)

15 Apr - Italy: Tax relief, support for business in “liquidity decree” (COVID-19)

15 Apr - Japan: Tax agency provides FAQs addressing tax relief measures (COVID-19)

15 Apr - Jordan: Relief measures related to social security contributions (COVID-19)

15 Apr - Lebanon: Tax relief measures (COVID-19)

15 Apr - New Zealand: Tax relief measures focused on enhancing cash-flow (COVID-19)

15 Apr - OECD: Tax and fiscal policy response (COVID-19)

15 Apr - Pakistan: Tax and economic relief (COVID-19)

15 Apr - Sri Lanka: Tax relief measures (COVID-19)

15 Apr - Taiwan: Tax return, tax payment deadlines extended (COVID-19)

15 Apr - United States: LB&I activities that are temporarily suspended, continued (COVID-19)

15 Apr - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief (COVID-19) (updated 15 April)

14 Apr - Cambodia: Penalty relief relating to work permit renewals (COVID-19)

14 Apr - Canada: Emergency wage subsidy (75%) enacted (COVID-19)

14 Apr - Costa Rica: Exports of certain products restricted (COVID-19)

14 Apr - Croatia: Tax relief includes payment deferrals, exemptions and filing extensions (COVID-19)

14 Apr - Czech Republic: Additional tax, economic measures (COVID-19)

14 Apr - New Zealand: Possible economic outcomes of “lockdown” (COVID-19)

14 Apr - Slovenia: Tax relief includes postponed deadlines for filing returns, tax payments (COVID-19)

14 Apr - UK: HMRC guidance on the job retention scheme (COVID-19)

14 Apr - UK: Tax relief allows for tax deferrals (COVID-19)

14 Apr - United States: New COVID-19 relief imports web portal

14 Apr - United States: Tax considerations of disruptions in healthcare industry in COVID-19 environment

14 Apr - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief (COVID-19) (updated 14 April)

13 Apr - Argentina: Update on tax relief measures (COVID-19)

13 Apr - Bolivia: Corporate income tax relief measures (COVID-19)

13 Apr - Colombia: Expedited tax refund procedure (COVID 19)

13 Apr - Indonesia: Tax relief measures (COVID-19)

13 Apr - Serbia: Tax relief and direct financial assistance grants (COVID-19)

13 Apr - UAE: Extended deadline for excise tax (COVID-19)

13 Apr - United States: Safe harbors, loan forbearance programs under CARES Act, Rev. Proc. 2020-26 (COVID-19)

13 Apr - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief (COVID-19) (updated 13 April)

13 Apr - United States: IRS provides Q&As on “quick refunds” process for NOL carrybacks under CARES Act (COVID-19)

13 Apr - United States: IRS cautions certain mechanisms for requesting taxpayer records not available (COVID-19)

13 Apr - United States: IRS issues FAQs on deferral of employment tax deposits and payments (COVID-19)

10 Apr - Brazil: Update on tax relief measures (COVID-19)

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

10 Apr - Hong Kong: Tax relief, economic stimulus (COVID-19)

10 Apr - Japan: Details of tax relief measures (COVID-19)

10 Apr - Malaysia: Tax treatment of charitable donations (COVID-19)

10 Apr - Uzbekistan: Tax relief measures (COVID-19)

10 Apr - Vietnam: Tax relief measures (COVID-19)

10 Apr - United States: IRS announces extensions for section 1031 “like-kind exchange” deadlines (COVID-19)

10 Apr - United States: Section 163(j) interest expense deduction limitations, elections for real property trade, farming businesses (COVID-19)

10 Apr - United States: IRS updates FAQs on postponed tax return filing, paying deadlines (COVID-19)

10 Apr - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief (COVID-19) (updated 10 April) 

10 Apr - United States: Customs measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

10 Apr - United States: IRS re-issues Form 941 to address employee retention credit (COVID-19)

10 Apr - United States: Initial impressions of IRS guidance implementing NOL provisions in CARES Act (COVID-19)

9 Apr - United States: Relief for taxpayers affected by coronavirus pandemic, Notice 2020-23 (COVID-19)

9 Apr - United States: Guidance on NOL carryback measures from CARES Act,  Rev. Proc. 2020-24 (COVID-19)

9 Apr - Bhutan: Extended deadlines for filing corporate tax returns, paying tax (COVID-19)

9 Apr - Canada: Enhancements to employee wage subsidy for affected employers (COVID-19)

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

9 Apr - Italy: Tax relief included in “liquidity decree” (COVID-19)

9 Apr - Switzerland: Anti-money laundering rules, relief measures (COVID-19)

9 Apr - Taiwan: Deferrals for individual income tax payments, return filing deadlines (COVID-19)

9 Apr - United States: Legislation to increase CARES Act funding fails in Senate (COVID-19)

9 Apr - United States: Exports of personal protective equipment restricted (COVID-19)

8 Apr - United States: Relief for partnerships, allowing amended returns (Rev. Proc. 2020-23) (COVID-19)

8 Apr - United States: IRS statement on corporate tax refunds (COVID-19)

8 Apr - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief (COVID-19) (updated 8 April, evening)

8 Apr - Canada: Corporate tax returns, deadline extension in Alberta (COVID-19)

8 Apr - Canada: PST relief measures updated in Saskatchewan (COVID-19)

8 Apr - Canada: Reminder for businesses of indirect tax obligations (COVID-19)

8 Apr - Canada: Training expense reimbursement program for employers in Quebec (COVID-19)

8 Apr - Dominican Republic: Tax relief for corporate taxpayers (COVID-19)

8 Apr - Germany: Tax relief, other measures (COVID-19)

8 Apr - Rwanda: Extended tax return, tax payment deadlines (COVID-19)

8 Apr - Singapore: More relief in third budget 2020 (COVID-19)

8 Apr - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief (COVID-19) (updated 8 April) 

8 Apr - Saudi Arabia: Tax relief includes extension of time to file, pay tax (COVID-19)

8 Apr - South Africa: VAT and exchange rates and currency fluctuations (COVID-19)

8 Apr - Spain: Employment-related relief measures (COVID-19)

8 Apr - United States: Debt restructuring, considerations for private equity (COVID-19)

7 Apr - Australia: Considerations for tax functions, preserving tax attributes (COVID-19)

7 Apr - Bolivia: Tax relief includes extended tax return, tax payment deadlines (COVID-19)

7 Apr - France: Overview of tax relief, other relief measures (COVID-19)

7 Apr - Japan: Additional relief on filing 2019 individual tax returns (COVID-19)

7 Apr - Malaysia: Tax relief includes extended due dates (COVID-19)

7 Apr - Myanmar: Tax relief provided for tourism industry, certain other taxpayers (COVID-19)

7 Apr - OECD: Business continuity considerations for tax administrations (COVID-19)

7 Apr - Oman: Tax relief measures (COVID-19)

7 Apr - Spain: Economic and social measures (COVID-19)

7 Apr - Thailand: Extension of monthly tax compliance deadlines for all businesses (COVID-19)

7 Apr - United States: Senate to propose additional funding for paycheck protection program this week (COVID-19)

7 Apr - United States: Treasury guidance, Q&As on loan program for air carriers, eligible businesses (COVID-19)

6 Apr - Belgium: Tax prepayment relief for assessment year 2021 (COVID-19)

6 Apr - Bolivia: Payroll, pension-related relief measures (COVID-19)

6 Apr - Botswana: Tax relief measures (COVID-19)

6 Apr - Brazil: Tax relief measures (COVID-19)

6 Apr - Costa Rica: Employee withdrawals from defined compensation plans (COVID-19)

6 Apr - Czech Republic: Tax, economic relief measures (COVID-19)

6 Apr - EU: Customs duties and VAT waived, imported medical equipment (COVID-19)

6 Apr - EU: Extension of temporary framework for state aid measures (COVID-19)

6 Apr - India: Tax relief measures (COVID-19)

6 Apr - Netherlands: Expansion, simplification of deferral policy for tax debts (COVID-19)

6 Apr - Singapore: Tax measures included in stimulus package (COVID-19)

6 Apr - South Africa: Tax implications of shares exchanged for payment of rental (COVID-19)

6 Apr - Switzerland: Short-time work compensation (COVID-19)

6 Apr - United States: Accounting and reporting impacts of CARES Act (COVID-19)

6 Apr - United States: IRS Appeals to temporarily accept, transmit documents by email (COVID-19)

6 Apr - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief (COVID-19) (updated 6 April)

3 Apr - Canada: GST/HST and QST relief (COVID-19)

3 Apr - Chile: Tax relief measures (COVID-19)

3 Apr - Croatia: Tax relief measures, second set (COVID-19)

3 Apr - Ecuador: Tax relief measures (COVID-19)

3 Apr - El Salvador: Tax relief measures (COVID-19)

3 Apr - Greece: Additional tax relief measures (COVID-19)

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

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

3 Apr - Peru: Tax relief measures (COVID-19)

3 Apr - South Africa: Defining “days” during lockdown for customs purposes (COVID-19)

3 Apr - Switzerland: Tax relief, economic relief measures (COVID-19)

3 Apr - United States Employer-related liquidity–tax credits, deferrals, and efficiencies (COVID-19)

3 Apr - United States: CARES Act, considerations for private equity funds with corporate portfolio companies (COVID-19)

3 Apr - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief (COVID-19) (updated 3 April)

3 Apr - Uruguay: Tax relief measures (COVID-19)

3 Apr - Venezuela: Tax relief measures (COVID-19)

2 Apr - Argentina: Relief for employers, social security contributions (COVID-19)

2 Apr - Iceland: Legislation providing economic and tax relief (COVID-19)

2 Apr - Mexico: State and local authorities, updated tax relief (COVID-19)

2 Apr - Russia: Tax relief measures (COVID-19)

2 Apr - Thailand: Relief from certain corporate compliance rules (COVID-19)

2 Apr - Trinidad and Tobago: Paying taxes by wire transfer (COVID-19)

2 Apr - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief (COVID-19) (updated 2 April) 

2 Apr - United States: Treasury “fact sheet” on lending program under CARES Act (COVID-19)

2 Apr - Vietnam: Tax relief includes extended payment due dates (COVID-19)

2 Apr - Canada: Details of 75% wage subsidy for employers (COVID-19)

2 Apr - Ireland: R&D tax credit, expedited cashback (COVID-19)

2 Apr - Korea: Tax relief includes reduced rates, temporary increased deductions (COVID-19)

2 Apr - Liechtenstein: FATCA, CRS reporting deadline extended to 31 July 2020 (COVID-19)

2 Apr - Malta: FATCA, CRS reporting deadlines extended (COVID-19)

2 Apr - Montenegro: Tax relief measures to support businesses (COVID-19)

2 Apr - Netherlands: Compensation program for employers, to support employee retention (COVID-19)

2 Apr - Poland: Tax relief measures include extended filing, paying deadlines (COVID-19)

2 Apr - Serbia: Tax, economic relief measures (COVID-19)

2 Apr - South Africa: Tax relief for employers, taxpayers in pending legislation (COVID-19)

2 Apr - United States: Lending programs under CARES Act, including interactions with tax provisions (COVID-19)

1 Apr - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief (COVID-19) (updated 1 April)

1 Apr - Qatar: Customs duty exemption for food, medical equipment (COVID-19)

1 Apr - Belgium: Tax relief includes extended tax return filing, tax payment deadlines (COVID-19)

1 Apr - Colombia: Tax relief includes extended tax return, tax payment deadlines (COVID-19)

1 Apr - Costa Rica: Tax relief includes deferred tax payments (COVID-19)

1 Apr - Czech Republic: Tax relief measures (COVID-19)

1 Apr - Denmark: Tax return, disclosure deadlines extended to 1 September 2020 (COVID-19)

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

1 Apr - Portugal: Updated tax relief measures (COVID-19)

1 Apr - South Africa: VAT and customs duty relief for importers (COVID-19)

1 Apr - United States: Postponed payment, reporting date for TTB excise taxes (COVID-19)

March 2020

31 Mar - Australia: Temporary export control, personal protective equipment (COVID-19)

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 - Japan: FAQs on tax relief measures (COVID-19)

31 Mar - Thailand: Withholding tax rate reduction, tax relief (COVID-19)

31 Mar - United States: CBP drawback processing update (COVID-19)

31 Mar - United States: FAQs on employee retention credit in CARES Act (COVID-19)

31 Mar - United States: Income tax accounting (COVID-19)

31 Mar - United States: IRS provides Q&As on employee retention credit (COVID-19)

31 Mar - United States: IRS Services and Enforcement employees to accept, transmit documents by email (COVID-19)

31 Mar - United States: Penalty relief, reduced federal employment tax deposits in anticipate of tax credits, Notice 2020-22 (COVID-19)

31 Mar - United States: Personal protective equipment, required data for imports (COVID-19)

31 Mar - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief (COVID-19) (updated 31 March)

31 Mar - Bermuda: CRS reporting deadline extended to 15 July 2020 (COVID-19)

31 Mar - Cyprus: VAT payment deferral (COVID-19)

31 Mar - Israel: Extensions of tax-related deadlines (COVID-19)

31 Mar - Poland: Relief for employers, financial support for paying employee salaries (COVID-19)

31 Mar - South Africa: Unemployment insurance fund relief (COVID-19)

31 Mar - UK: Tax relief includes deferred tax payments (COVID-19)

31 Mar - United States: Draft IRS form, instructions for claiming advance payment of employer credits (COVID-19)

30 Mar - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief in response to coronavirus (COVID-19) (updated 30 March)

30 Mar - Albania: Judicial proceedings suspended (COVID-19)

30 Mar - Bulgaria: Tax return, tax payment deadlines postponed (COVID-19)

30 Mar - Canada: Additional fiscal and tax relief for businesses (COVID-19)

30 Mar - Cyprus: Extended deadlines for filing tax returns, making tax payments (COVID-19)

30 Mar - Dominican Republic: Postponed deadlines for tax returns, tax payments (COVID-19)

30 Mar - Kosovo: Tax relief includes postponed deadlines (COVID-19)

30 Mar - Latvia: Expanded tax relief for companies (COVID-19)

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

30 Mar - Serbia: Supplemental guidance, tax administrative procedures (COVID-19)

30 Mar - South Africa: Tax incentives for employers proposed in legislation (COVID-19)

30 Mar - South Africa: Tax return, payment deadlines (COVID-19)

30 Mar - Switzerland: Extended tax return filing, payment deadlines in Canton of Zug (COVID-19)

30 Mar - Taiwan: Tax relief includes tax return filing, payment deferrals (COVID-19)

30 Mar - United States: Cash-flow planning, leveraging tax accounting methods and credits (COVID-19)

30 Mar - United States: Compensation and benefits considerations (COVID-19)

30 Mar - United States: REIT considerations (COVID-19)

27 Mar - Channel Islands: Tax relief provided by Jersey (COVID-19)

27 Mar - Czech Republic: Tax relief including loss carryback measure (COVID-19)

27 Mar - Montenegro: Tax relief includes delayed filing, payment dates (COVID-19)

27 Mar - Switzerland: Extensions by cantons, filing 2019 individual tax returns (COVID-19)

27 Mar - United States: Extension of time to file returns, make payments of federal gift and generation-skipping transfer taxes, Notice 2020-20 (COVID-19)

27 Mar - United States: Employment tax credits for certain paid leave, Notice 2020-21 (COVID-19)  

27 Mar - United States: FAQs for USTR special trade exclusion requests (COVID-19)

27 Mar - United States: President signs CARES Act “phase 3” COVID-19 bill, following House passage

27 Mar - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief in response to coronavirus (COVID-19) (updated 27 March)

27 Mar - Australia: Updated FAQs provide tax information for large business (COVID-19)

27 Mar - Canada: More details, federal government’s relief measures (COVID-19)

27 Mar - Romania: Tax relief measures include extended payment due dates (COVID-19)

27 Mar - South Africa: Tax implications for mining sector from “lockdown” (COVID-19)

27 Mar - South Africa: VAT relief for zero-rated goods (COVID-19)

27 Mar - United States: Tax provisions in the CARES Act (COVID-19 “phase 3” response): Preliminary analysis and observations

27 Mar - United States: Tax relief for tax-exempt organizations in “phase 3” coronavirus legislation (COVID-19)

27 Mar - United States: IRS suspends certain administrative procedures (COVID-19)

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

26 Mar - Kenya: Tax relief measures include reduced corporate tax rate (COVID-19)

26 Mar - Mexico: State and local authorities provide tax relief (COVID-19)

26 Mar - Panama: Tax relief, extended due dates for tax returns and payments (COVID-19)

26 Mar - Puerto Rico: Additional extension of deadlines, tax relief relating to coronavirus (COVID-19)

26 Mar - Puerto Rico: Extended tax return filing, tax payment dates (table format) (COVID-19)

26 Mar - United States: Labor Department, additional guidance on paid sick leave, expanded FMLA (COVID-19)

26 Mar - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief in response to coronavirus (COVID-19) (updated 26 March)

26 Mar - Australia: Boosting cash-flow for employers; instant asset write-offs (COVID-19)

26 Mar - Canada: Extensions for sales tax, other tax levy in Manitoba (COVID-19)

26 Mar - Canada: Tax deferrals and extensions, British Columbia (COVID-19)

26 Mar - Canada: Tax relief for businesses in Alberta (COVID-19)

26 Mar - Canada: Tax relief in Ontario (COVID-19)

26 Mar - Netherlands: Customs relief in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

26 Mar - New Zealand: Tax relief legislation enacted (COVID-19)

26 Mar - Nigeria: Extended due date for individual tax returns, Lagos State (COVID-19)

26 Mar - Poland: Extended due dates for corporate tax return filing, payment to 31 May 2020 (COVID-19)

26 Mar - Serbia: Extended deadlines, tax administrative procedures (COVID-19)

26 Mar - UAE: Customs duty refunds, customs relief in Dubai (COVID-19)

26 Mar - Ukraine: Tax relief measures, responding to coronavirus (COVID-19)

26 Mar - United States: Senate passes “phase 3” coronavirus (COVID-19) bill

25 Mar - United States: Senate’s “phase 3” coronavirus (COVID-19) bill; initial impressions of tax provisions

25 Mar - United States: Text of Senate’s “phase 3” coronavirus bill (COVID-19)

25 Mar - Costa Rica: Updates on work hours-reduction, credit card commissions legislation (COVID-19)

25 Mar - Gibraltar: More tax, business relief measures, responding to coronavirus (COVID-19)

25 Mar - Malaysia: Tax relief, postponed deadlines, responding to coronavirus (COVID-19)

25 Mar - Nigeria: Tax relief, responding to coronavirus (COVID-19)

25 Mar - Switzerland: Tax measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

25 Mar - United States: IRS suspends key compliance programs, responding to coronavirus (COVID-19)

25 Mar - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief in response to coronavirus (COVID-19) (updated 25 March)

25 Mar - United States: IRS extends time for certain financial institutions to file Form 8966, “FATCA Report” (COVID-19)

25 Mar - Argentina: Tax relief for companies, responding to coronavirus (COVID-19)

25 Mar - Ireland: Wage and financial support, responding to coronavirus (COVID-19)

25 Mar - Costa Rica: Tax authorities, tax court suspend in-person appearances by taxpayers (COVID-19)

25 Mar - Croatia: Tax payment deferrals, responding to coronavirus (COVID-19)

25 Mar - EU: Standards for manufacturers of medical devices (COVID-19)

25 Mar - Hong Kong: Tax relief measures, response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

25 Mar - India: Tax relief measures, responding to coronavirus (COVID-19)

25 Mar - Spain: Tax relief, other relief for companies, response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

25 Mar - United States: IRS postponed tax return FAQs clarify rules for exempt organizations, Form 990-T (COVID-19)

24 Mar - Canada: Managing tax and employment issues in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

24 Mar - Guatemala: Extension of tax return deadlines, response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

24 Mar - United States: Labor Department guidance about paid sick leave, expanded FMLA (COVID-19)

24 Mar - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief in response to coronavirus (COVID-19) (updated 24 March, evening)

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

24 Mar - United States: IRS provides FAQs on postponed tax return filing, paying deadlines (COVID-19)

24 Mar - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief in response to coronavirus (COVID-19) (updated 24 March)

24 Mar - United States: Timing considerations for QOF and QOF investors in light of COVID-19

24 Mar - Italy: All industrial and commercial activities suspended, response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

24 Mar - Italy: Enhanced transparency in “listed companies” and disclosure requirements (COVID-19)

24 Mar - Latvia: Tax relief included in government’s response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

24 Mar - Mauritius: Tax relief in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

24 Mar - Qatar: Two-month extension, tax return filing date (COVID-19)

24 Mar - South Africa: Tax relief measures in response to “lockdown” (COVID-19)

23 Mar - United States: House Democrats release text of “phase 3” bill, response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

23 Mar - Greece: Tax payment extensions part of tax relief measures (COVID-19)

23 Mar - United States: House to unveil “phase 3” bill, response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

23 Mar - United States: Customs duties on medical-care products from China, related to coronavirus (COVID-19)

23 Mar - United States: Hotel REITs and taxable REIT subsidiaries; lease amendments in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

23 Mar - United States: REITs and cash conservation in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

23 Mar - Australia: Legislative economic stimulus packages, include tax relief (COVID-19)

23 Mar - Czech Republic: Tax relief in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

23 Mar - Germany: Additional tax relief, response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

23 Mar - Greece: Tax measures in decrees, response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

23 Mar - Hungary: Social security relief for employers, response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

23 Mar - South Africa: Carbon tax registrations and possible effect of coronavirus (COVID-19)

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

23 Mar - World Customs Organization: Medical supply classification guide (COVID-19)

23 Mar - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief in response to coronavirus (COVID-19) (updated 22 March)

22 Mar - United States: Form 990 not included in extension to file returns, make tax payments (COVID-19) 

22 Mar - United States: Senate procedural vote fails to advance updated version of “phase 3” coronavirus bill (COVID-19)

22 Mar - Australia: Tax relief measures included in economic stimulus package (COVID-19)

22 Mar - Belgium: Tax relief in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

22 Mar - Norway: Legislation adopted, financial and tax relief relating to coronavirus (COVID-19)

22 Mar - Portugal: Update on tax relief measures, responding to coronavirus (COVID-19)

22 Mar - Saudi Arabia: Tax relief measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

21 Mar - Costa Rica: Updated on tax relief legislation, response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

21 Mar - Serbia: Tax relief, responding to coronavirus (COVID-19)

21 Mar - United States: Extension of time to file returns, make payments of federal income tax, response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

21 Mar - United States: New law (H.R. 6201) provides paid FMLA and sick leave (COVID-19)

21 Mar - United States: Income tax accounting, possible effects from coronavirus (COVID-19)

20 Mar - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief in response to coronavirus (COVID-19) (updated 20 March)

20 Mar - United States: Senator Wyden releases small business bill (COVID-19)

20 Mar - Canada: Quebec harmonizes tax relief with federal measures (COVID-19)

20 Mar - Italy: Tax relief and incentives in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

20 Mar - Norway: VAT relief measures, responding to coronavirus (COVID-19)

20 Mar - United States: Treasury expected to announce tax return filing extension (COVID-19)

20 Mar - Austria: Additional tax relief, in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

20 Mar - Denmark: Employer considerations when employees telecommute from other countries (COVID-19)

20 Mar - EU: Temporary framework for state aid measures to support economy, responding to coronavirus (COVID-19) 

20 Mar - Gibraltar: Relief for businesses affected by coronavirus (COVID-19)

20 Mar - Netherlands: Deferral of tax payments for three months, relief related to coronavirus (COVID-19)

20 Mar - UK: Tax relief to support SMEs, response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

20 Mar - United States: Reminder of opportunity; payroll offsets using R&D tax credits (COVID-19)

20 Mar - Bolivia: Tax relief measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

20 Mar - Dominican Republic: Tax relief in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

20 Mar - South Africa: VAT considerations in light of coronavirus (COVID-19)

19 Mar - United States: Senate Republicans release draft “phase 3” coronavirus (COVID-19) bill, with tax provisions 

19 Mar - Bulgaria: VAT considerations in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

19 Mar - Iceland: Tax relief in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

19 Mar - South Africa: Tax considerations for business expenses related to coronavirus (COVID-19)

19 Mar - Switzerland: Paying salaries and other challenges with coronavirus (COVID-19)

19 Mar - United States: State and local tax guidance, tax relief in response to coronavirus (COVID-19) (table format)

19 Mar - United States: President signs “phase 2” coronavirus bill, includes tax relief for paid leave (COVID-19)

19 Mar - United States: Excise tax relief, distilled spirits used to produce hand sanitizers (responding to COVID-19)

19 Mar - Croatia: Tax relief measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

19 Mar - Germany: Tax relief measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

19 Mar - Ireland: Tax relief in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

19 Mar - Malta: Tax relief in response to coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

19 Mar - Poland: Tax relief in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

19 Mar - Portugal: Tax relief measures for companies, response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

19 Mar - Slovakia: Tax relief included in measures responding to coronavirus (COVID-19)

19 Mar - Canada: Tax provisions in budget estimates for 2020-2021 in Saskatchewan; COVID-19 implications

18 Mar - United States: Senate passes bill including tax relief for paid leave relating to coronavirus (COVID-19)

18 Mar - Canada: Extended tax deadlines, other tax relief (COVID-19)

18 Mar - United States: Extension of time to make payments of federal income tax, response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

18 Mar - Costa Rica: Tax relief in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

18 Mar - Ireland: Tax relief provided in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

18 Mar - Luxembourg: Tax relief in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

18 Mar - Norway: Economic, tax measures to address coronavirus (COVID-19) situation

18 Mar - OECD: Work on taxation of the digitalised economy continues during coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis

18 Mar - Canada: Extensions of time for tax return filings, tax payments in Quebec, response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

18 Mar - Japan: Additional extensions of tax return filing, payment deadlines due to coronavirus (COVID-19)

18 Mar - Lithuania: Extended tax return, tax payment deadlines in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

18 Mar - Malaysia: Indirect tax challenges, coronavirus (COVID-19)

18 Mar - Netherlands: Additional tax relief measures to address coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis

18 Mar - UAE: Tax relief included in responses to coronavirus (COVID-19) in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

17 Mar - United States: House passes modifications to COVID-19 bill

17 Mar - Puerto Rico: Tax deadline extensions, response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

17 Mar - France: Deferral of direct tax payments for companies, coronavirus (COVID-19) response

17 Mar - United States: Employers providing employee hardship assistance related to coronavirus (COVID-19)

17 Mar - Australia: States announce tax relief, economic stimulus responses to coronavirus (COVID-19)

17 Mar - New Zealand: Tax relief in government's response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

17 Mar - Thailand: Tax relief measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

17 Mar - Denmark: Parliament approves tax relief for Danish companies, response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

17 Mar - Italy: Suspension of tax audits, response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

17 Mar - Spain: Tax relief measures responding to coronavirus (COVID-19)

17 Mar - Bulgaria: Employment measures adopted in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

17 Mar - Czech Republic: Temporary border closure, implications for employees (COVID-19)

17 Mar - Serbia: Guidance for employers during coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis

17 Mar - Switzerland: Commercial law implications from coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis

16 Mar - Norway: Tax relief proposals in coronavirus-related measures (COVID-19)

16 Mar - Sweden: Tax relief measures to address coronavirus (COVID-19) issues

16 Mar - Australia: Government establishes business liaison unit on coronavirus (COVID-19)

16 Mar - Austria: Tax relief measures regarding coronavirus (COVID-19)

16 Mar - Denmark: Tax relief in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

16 Mar - EU: Export authorization, supplies of personal protective equipment (COVID-19)

16 Mar - Poland: Government response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

16 Mar - UK: Government’s response to coronavirus (COVID-19), considerations for employers

16 Mar - United States: Compensation and benefits concerns in uncertain times—telecommuting and other items (COVID-19 considerations)

14 Mar - United States: House passes bi-partisan bill to address coronavirus (COVID-19), includes tax credit provisions

13 Mar - Australia: Tax relief for businesses affected by coronavirus (COVID-19)

13 Mar - France: Tax relief available for businesses affected by coronavirus (COVID-19)

13 Mar - Italy: Updated operating guidelines for businesses (COVID-19)

13 Mar - Switzerland: Considerations for human resource functions, responding to coronavirus (COVID-19)

13 Mar - Netherlands: Tax relief measures for businesses, response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

13 Mar - Canada: Federal budget delayed, response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

12 Mar - Canada: Tax measures included in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

12 Mar - United States: House Democrats introduce bill to address coronavirus (COVID-19); possible tax relief proposals from administration

11 Mar - United States: High-deductible health plans, expenses related to coronavirus (COVID-19)

11 Mar - Japan: Follow-up to extensions of individuals’ tax return filing, tax payments (COVID-19)

10 Mar - Italy: Operating guidelines for businesses (COVID-19)

10 Mar - Switzerland: IFRS and possible accounting implications of coronavirus (COVID-19)

10 Mar - Italy: Judicial proceedings in tax litigation, delayed deadlines in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

6 Mar - United States: Humanitarian assistance relating to coronavirus in Iran (FAQ)

5 Mar - United States: SEC regulatory relief for companies affected by coronavirus

5 Mar - Malaysia: Tax relief included in economic stimulus package (COVID-19)

2 Mar - China: Social security relief for enterprises, response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

2 Mar - Japan: Extensions for individual tax returns, response to coronavirus

 

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