International

Barbados, Belize, Curaçao, Mauritius, Saint Lucia and Seychelles have been warned by the EU that some of its tax policies are “harmful” and must be updated to comply with best practices by the end of this year. The European Union’s Code of Conduct Group (Business Taxation  has written to each, asking them to make a […]

The 36-member state OECD has revealed that there is growing consensus behind a US proposal for an overhaul of global corporate tax rules,  which would limit the ability of multinational companies to shift profits to low-tax jurisdictions. Earlier this year, the organisation put forward four different proposals to redesign corporate tax rules to address issues raised […]

The government of the Bahamas said it has “no intention” of making its beneficial ownership registries public, in bold defiance of Britain’s move to introduce new legislation that requires its 14 overseas territories to implement a fully transparent system of company ownership by 2020. The deputy Prime Minister of the Bahamas, KP Turnquest, made the […]