6 12, 2018

Tax policy for the digital economy, that’s what what we’re working on

2019-01-07T17:00:23+01:00December 6th, 2018|News, Taxation|

As European finance ministers convened on 4 December to decide on the proposed digital services tax (DST), ICC strongly recommended that  any measures being considered be aligned with global efforts to ensure consistency and coherence and to avoid double and over-taxation.

3 07, 2018

3 ways digitalisation is shaping the future of taxation

2019-01-07T17:21:41+01:00July 3rd, 2018|Digital Economy, Global issues & trends, News, Taxation|

Digital transformations and technologies should be seen as an aid and not a hindrance to fair and efficient tax systems, argued participants at an international tax conference in Munich, Germany

15 02, 2018

5 ways tax policy can help achieve the UN Global Goals

2019-01-08T12:35:07+01:00February 15th, 2018|Environment and Energy, Global issues & trends, News, Taxation|

Translating the vision of the SDGs into action remains a major challenge. Tax is intrinsically linked to development, providing the revenue that states need to mobilise resources and reinforce national infrastructure.

4 09, 2017

New Vice-Chair of ICC Commission on Taxation appointed

2017-09-05T09:54:20+01:00September 4th, 2017|Global issues & trends, News, Taxation|

ICC is pleased to announce the appointment of Susana Bokobo as the new Vice-Chair of the ICC Commission on Taxation. Ms Bokobo will take over from Paul Morton who transitioned to the position of Technical Advisor earlier this year. Paris, 4 September 2017 Ms Bokobo currently holds the position of Tax Exploration and Production [...]

4 07, 2017

4 growth-oriented tax policy priorities for business

2017-07-12T11:12:25+01:00July 4th, 2017|Global issues & trends, News, Taxation|

A major international tax conference which took place in Munich last week, was a prime opportunity to set the business agenda and discuss key policy issues, with a view to facilitating cross-border trade and investment.Munich, Germany, 4 July 2017Hosted by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), in cooperation with the Business at OECD (BIAC) and [...]

31 03, 2017

ICC releases new guidelines on tax principles for multinational businesses

2017-04-03T16:30:36+01:00March 31st, 2017|News, Taxation|

In response to a growing lack of trust between multinational companies and the general public over tax matters, ICC has released a new set guidelines on tax principles as business seeks to publicly commit itself to international standards of transparency and cooperation. Brussels, 31 March 2017 Business should comply fully with all applicable tax [...]

16 12, 2016

ICC reaffirms its views on public disclosure of tax data following recent France ruling

2016-12-16T17:41:02+01:00December 16th, 2016|News, Taxation|

Paris, 16 December 2016 The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) welcomes a ruling announced by the French Constitutional Court last Thursday, that the public disclosure of country-by-country reporting (CbCR) is a disproportionate violation of entrepreneurial freedom. ICC has consistently responded to calls for public disclosure of tax data, holding that public disclosure of country-by-country [...]

5 12, 2016

ICC welcomes adoption of OECD Multilateral Convention

2016-12-06T15:25:06+01:00December 5th, 2016|News, Taxation|

Paris, 5 December 2016 The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) welcomes the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD)’s release last week of a multilateral convention which allows for swift implementation of a series of tax treaty measures encompassed in the OECD/G20 Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) project. The release follows the conclusion [...]

1 09, 2016

EC ruling renews concerns over BEPS consensus and rise in tax disputes

2016-11-18T11:47:44+01:00September 1st, 2016|News, Taxation|

Paris, 01 September 2016 The International Chamber of Commerce has expressed concern about the possible broader implications of this week’s European Commission (EC) ruling against Apple over Irish taxation rules. Having continuously raised the need for effective dispute resolution mechanisms following the publication in October 2015 of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) [...]

22 06, 2016

ICC responds to compromise on European Council Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive at ECOFIN meeting

2016-11-16T11:49:57+01:00June 22nd, 2016|News, Taxation|

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has commended the European Commission (EC) for achieving a compromise on the European Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive of the European Union (EU) Finance Ministers, but has underscored the need for an alignment of tax systems. The Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive was presented by the European Commission as part of its Anti-Tax [...]