Digital economy

Webcast series VAT changes e-commerce

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Webcast VAT changes e-commerce

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2nd Roundtable VAT changes e-commerce (skype meeting)

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Digital Economy

The increasing digitization of society and business has led to a completely different and constantly changing economic landscape. The current tax rules are still largely based on the ‘old’ economy in which physical presence in a country was often required for companies to do business locally. With the advent of internet, smartphones and other technological developments, this has completely changed. It is clear that the tax rules need to be adapted to bring them into line with current economic realities.

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OECD Update: 'Unified Approach' promising for acceptance

On 31st of January, 2020, the OECD gave an update on the outline for a global taxation of multinationals: 'Unified Approach'. Jaap Reyneveld, partner at KPMG Meijburg & Co: “It looks like the 'Unified Approach' of the OECD has a good chance of being accepted on a global level. This will have an impact on both tech companies and more traditional multinationals."

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BEPS 2.0 Update: A new tax system for the digital era

On 24th of October, 2019, the roundtable session 'BEPS 2.0 Update' took place at KPMG Meijburg & Co. As a result, a report was made with interesting findings and feedback on the OECD consultation document for taxation in the digital economy (Pillar 1).

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KPMG submission on ‘Pillar One’ approach to address digital economy tax issues

This week KPMG submitted its comments to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) consultation with regard to the unified approach under Pillar One.

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“An aging population and digitization are eroding the tax base.”

A digitizing economy and an aging population are creating financial problems for governments and forcing them to look at the financing of public expenditure over the longer term. In other words, the sources of taxation. What is the solution? Robert van der Jagt, partner at KPMG Meijburg & Co, explains.

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“In a digital world, we don’t just tax profits in the country where a business has a physical presence.”

Most international businesses pay taxes via local offices (permanent establishments) on profits they realize in other countries. But in today’s digital economy there is often no such thing as a permanent establishment, despite the fact that products and services are sold in several countries, and customers create information that is valuable. Should the country where the customers are located therefore not also be able to tax part of the profits? Michael van Gijlswijk, partner at KPMG Meijburg & Co, explains these developments in more detail.

 

 

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