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EY Quarterly Tax Bulletin

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EY Quarterly Tax Bulletin

Welcome to the Spring edition of the EY Quarterly Tax Bulletin which looks at Insurance from a wider European perspective.

In this issue, we reflect on the progress made on the OECD’s multilateral instrument to amend tax treaties, the chances of US tax reform and the current state of play on some of the European Union’s tax initiatives.

Designed for tax professionals working for groups in the insurance sector with operations across the EMEIA area, each quarterly bulletin brings you a selection of short articles and topical news items. Our focus is on tax, legal and regulatory developments.

  • OECD releases multilateral instrument to implement treaty-related BEPS measures
  • Republican President and Congress increase likelihood of US tax reform
  • Solvency II: release of CRO Forum paper on deferred tax
  • The EU considers further measures against tax avoidance and evasion as the UK enacts new rules
  • The Dutch Government gives a negative reaction to the EU’s common consolidated corporate tax base
  • UK Chancellor gives his Autumn Statement and draft Finance Bill 2017 published
  • French National Assembly proposes increases to French financial transaction tax
  • Luxembourg transfer pricing rulings issued before 23 December 2016 are non-binding from 1 January 2017
  • Spain increases corporate income tax interim payments
  • Simplification of electronic invoice storage for French VAT purposes
  • The European Court’s 2014 decision in Skandia back on the agenda
  • What’s new: other alerts on major tax developments affecting EMEIA

Please click here to read the EY Quarterly Tax Bulletin in full or click on the link below.

If you would like to discuss any of the issues raised in this edition, please get in touch with me or your usual EY contact.

Sandra Dawson

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