Transfer Pricing

Without own staff, no fixed establishment for VAT purposes in the case of let property

On June 3, 2021 the Court of Justice of the European Union (‘CJEU’) rendered judgment in the Titanium Ltd case (case no. C-931/19). The CJEU ruled that a foreign taxable person that does not have its own staff in situ in a Member State cannot have a fixed establishment for VAT purposes in that Member State either.

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Mismatches in non-arm’s length transfer pricing tackled

On March 4, 2021 a public internet consultation was launched on a bill to combat mismatches when applying the arm’s length principle. The bill focuses on informal capital arrangements.

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New policy statement on VAT fixed establishments

The policy statement, among other things, lays down the Dutch viewpoint on the concept of a fixed establishment and the VAT treatment of transactions between a head office and a fixed establishment.

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OECD Guidance on the transfer pricing implications of the COVID-19 pandemic

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Webcast Financial Transactions in times of Crisis

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New questions to CJEU: towards a broader concept of fixed establishment for VAT purposes?

A Romanian Court recently sought a preliminary ruling from the Court of Justice of the European Union (‘CJEU”) about the concept of fixed establishment for VAT purposes in the Berlin Chemie case (C-333/20). This case again shows that the concept of fixed establishment for VAT purposes is evolving.

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Impact of transfer pricing adjustments on EU customs valuation

Many companies are not aware that retrospective intercompany transfer pricing adjustments could potentially impact the customs valuation of goods imported into the EU. It is therefore imperative that action will be taken.

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Guidelines on Mandatory Disclosure Rules (DAC6) published

During the parliamentary debates on the Dutch implementation of the Mandatory Disclosure Rules (DAC6) it was acknowledged that, in practice, it can be difficult to determine whether or not a certain arrangement is reportable. The Guidelines for Reportable Cross-border Arrangements published on June 30, 2020 by Decree dated June 24, 2020, provide further details about the reporting obligation for ‘Dutch’ intermediaries or ‘relevant taxpayers’.

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Postponement of deadline for notifications under the Mandatory Disclosure Rules (DAC6)

Recently, agreement was reached at the EU level on postponing by six months the deadline(s) for notifying reportable cross-border arrangements to the Dutch tax authorities under the Mandatory Disclosure Rules (DAC6). By letter to the Lower House of Parliament dated June 26, 2020, the Deputy Minister informed the Lower House that he will also be granting a postponement in the Netherlands by way of a policy statement of the same date enclosed with that letter.

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