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U.S. Multinational Companies to Begin Country-by-Country Tax Reporting

U.S. Multinational Companies to Begin Country-by..

December 23, 2015, No. 2015-40.U.S. parent companies of multinational corporate groups will be required to begin country-by-country reporting of their tax payments, likely beginning with their taxation years ending in 2017. Taxpayers have until March 22, 2016 to submit comments to the U.S. government on the proposed regulations to enact this measure.


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The U.S. federal government proposes U.S. country-by-country reporting requirements for U.S. ultimate parent entities of multinational enterprises with consolidated revenue of US$850 million or more in the preceding annual accounting period. The first reporting period for qualifying multinational enterprises will depend on the date that proposed regulations are adopted by the U.S. Treasury, but is likely that the first reporting will be required for taxation years ending in 2017. 

The proposed regulations were published in the U.S. government’s Federal Register on December 23, 2015. Any comments taxpayers want to make about these regulations must be received within 90 days of this date, i.e., March 22, 2016.

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