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WebinarWebinar: The End of Tax Planning in Europe? Reporting Tax Planning Schemes in the European Union

This webinar focuses on the new obligation imposed on tax advisers and other tax professionals to report certain cross-border tax arrangements to tax authorities in Europe. The webinar will explain in a practical way how to comply with the mandatory disclosure rules as well as the implications of these rules on the everyday work of professionals and on the commonly used tax structures in Europe.
 
Type:
Webinars
Language:
English
Level:
Intermediate
Price:
EUR 85 / USD 99 (VAT excl.)
Client offer:
Client offer: 20% discount for IBFD Membership clients and 10% discount for Global Tax Explorer (Plus) clients.
Bulk discount: a 20% discount will be applied to registrations received for 5 people or more made in one order. 
Important to note: If you register for a live webinar, your access will remain active for 12 months after the broadcast (in case you are unable to follow it live). Registrations to the live webinar will be closed at 12:00 CET one day prior to broadcast.
 
Webinar: The End of Tax Planning in Europe? Reporting Tax Planning Schemes in the European Union

Overview and learning objectives

This 1.5-hour interactive webinar focuses on the new obligation imposed on tax advisers and other tax professionals to report certain cross-border tax arrangements to tax authorities in Europe. The webinar will not only explain in a practical way how to comply with the mandatory disclosure rules but also the implications of these rules on the everyday work of professionals and on the commonly used tax structures in Europe. Special attention will be given to cases where the new rules might affect non-EU tax professionals as well as in-house tax teams of corporations. 

After following this webinar, you will be able to:

  • interpret the scope of the reporting obligations, specifically
    • reportable tax schemes
    • the group of tax advisers and other intermediaries subject to the reporting obligation
    • deadlines and other procedural rules
    • cases in which the reporting obligation shifts to businesses and their in-house tax team
    • parameters of the exchange of information among tax authorities
  • appreciate the consequences of non-compliance
  • gain knowledge about possible exemptions
  • understand the practical implications of the reporting obligations and the impact on your work
  • evaluate possible strategies to comply with the new obligation

Field of study
Taxes

Who should participate
The webinar is suitable for all tax professionals, but mainly for tax advisers and other professionals who deal with cross-border transactions, structures or cases and wish to understand the risks the new reporting obligations create for them in Europe. In-house tax professionals and non-EU intermediaries are also recommended to join to learn about their obligations.

Course level and prerequisites

This is an intermediate-level webinar. Participants taking this course are expected to be aware of the common international tax planning techniques and the practical problems related to them..

Advance preparation

Participation to this webinar does not require any preparation.

Interactive webinar - "Group Internet Based" (live webinar only)

To safeguard the interactive nature of the webinar, a limited number of participants will be accepted. Early registration is therefore recommended. During live webinars, it is possible to interact with the presenters via a chat message function. Please note that questions are answered based on relevance, order of receipt and available time. Additionally, participants in the live webinar are invited to answer poll questions or to complete short tests. Participants will also have access to the on-demand version for a further 12 months from the live date.
Date of live broadcast: 06 September 2018.

On-demand webinar

On-demand webinars are intended for individual self-study only. Unlike live webinars, they are not open to interactive participation or assistance of a real-time instructor. Access to on-demand webinars is granted for a period of 12 months.

Continuing Professional Education

Many accrediting organizations will grant CPE credit(s) for an IBFD audio-visual broadcast. It is advisable, however, that you check with your accrediting body as to whether this applies only to live webinars or to on-demand webinars as well.

The International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org. NASBA possible CPE credits - 1.5 (only applicable to live webinar​).

Webinar registration details

If you have any questions regarding following the webinar, technical requirements, and payments and cancellations, please consult our FAQ.

  • Setting the scene
  • OECD vs EU disclosure requirements
  • Practical considerations of the new EU disclosure requirements 
  • Tax authorities’ response to reported tax planning schemes
  • How will the new requirements affect cross-border tax structures?
  • What is the impact on the work of tax professionals?
  • Effective date and implementation 
  • What does mandatory automatic exchange of information among tax authorities mean for taxpayers?
  • Managing the arising risks and controversies
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