OECD’s final recommendations on “Base Erosion and Profit Shifting” due out Monday 5 October

OECD’s final recommendations on BEPS

OECD’s final recommendations on “Base Erosion and Profit Shifting” due out Monday 5 October

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“Potentially the biggest shake-up in corporate and international tax in decades” says KPMG in the UK

On Monday 5 October, the OECD will publish its final recommendations on “Base Erosion and Profit Shifting” (BEPS) (http://www.oecd.org/tax/beps.htm ), its policy response to perceived aggressive tax avoidance by multinational corporations. Endorsed by the G20 Finance Ministers and Heads of State, the BEPS project consists of 15 Actions addressing many issues across the tax spectrum varying from transparency to financing to transfer pricing.

Ahead of those recommendations, Chris Morgan, Head of Tax Policy at KPMG in the UK, said:

“The global tax landscape is fundamentally changing and the OECD’s BEPS project is putting tax firmly on the strategic business agenda.

“The Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) proposals are a hugely important development. They will impact any business that operates in multiple territories. We are looking at what could potentially be the biggest shake-up in corporate and international tax in decades.”

KPMG in the UK has a dedicated webpage on BEPS here with some comment and predictions and will be adding to this on 5 October with views and insights on the OECD’s proposals. Chris Morgan will be available for comment.

ENDS

For further information please contact:

Margot Cowhig, KPMG Corporate Communications

T:  0207 694 4246

M: 07920 274856

E: margot.cowhig@kpmg.co.uk

KPMG Press Office: 0207 694 8773

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