Pillar Two – What Actions Should Banks Be Taking Now?

The concept underlying Pillar Two is relatively straightforward; a globally consistent 15% minimum tax regime. The reality is one of the most complex international tax measures ever implemented. Some of this complexity is driven by design and policy and it is important that banks are assessing the potential impact of the regime: this includes consideration of whether there is a risk of top-up tax as well as focussing on meeting reporting and compliance requirements.