Updated guidance on mutual agreement procedure and arbitration

On 5 May 2022, the Austrian Federal Ministry of Finance (“BMF”) published new guidance on mutual agreement procedure (“MAP”) and arbitration procedure (BMF – IV/8, Geschäftszahl 2022-0.300.851). The guidance replaces a BMF guidance from the year 2019 and provides an overview of the formal and material requirements for these procedures in Austria. Structure of the guidance […]

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OECD Transfer Pricing Guidelines 2022

The OECD Transfer Pricing Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and Tax Administrations (OECD Transfer Pricing Guidelines) provide orientation when applying the arm’s length principle. On 20 January 2022, the OECD published a new version of these Transfer Pricing Guidelines. It is available in English and French on the OECD website. The OECD Transfer Pricing Guidelines 2022 replace […]

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Public Country-by-Country Reporting

On 21 December 2021, a new EU Directive (“Directive (EU) 2021/2101”) entered into force, amending the EU Accounting Directive. Under the Directive, companies are required to publish a so-called “report on income tax information” (also referred to here as “Public CbCR”). The goal of Public CbCR is to introduce an instrument for increasing transparency and enhancing […]

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Transfer Pricing Guidelines 2021

Almost a year after the publication of the draft Transfer Pricing Guidelines, on 7 October 2021 the Austrian Federal Ministry of Finance has finally issued the new Austrian Transfer Pricing Guidelines (ATPG 2021 or Guidelines). Being an extensive revision of the Transfer Pricing Guidelines from 2010 (TPG 2010), the ATPG 2021 aim at reflecting BEPS-project […]

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