About shifty tax shifts

The buzz word in Belgian politics these days is ‚Äėtax shift‚Äô. Forget about reducing taxes or cutting expenditure, the tax burden is to be shifted. The question is how and where. For many years, AmCham Belgium has been lobbying the government to reduce employment costs. As Eurostat‚Äôs figures show, Belgium has the¬†highest labor cost within the eurozone, and within the …

47 Countries adopt the Automatic Exchange of Information as of 2017

G20 countries endorsed the new OECD/G20 standard on automatic exchange of tax information at the¬†Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes¬†in Berlin. During a global signing session of a¬†Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement¬†that will activate automatic exchange of information,¬†51 jurisdictionsput their commitments into action.¬† The Agreement is based on the¬†Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax …