EU updates list of non cooperative tax jurisdictions to add Cayman Islands, Palau, Panama and Seychelles

The EU list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions was updated on February 18, 2020. Four countries or territories – Cayman Islands, Palau, Panama and Seychelles – have been added to the list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions as they failed to comply with the required standards within the deadline. These join the eight countries – American Samoa,…

UAE to stay on Dutch tax blacklist

14 countries remain on the Dutch black list of low-tax countries published on 30 December 2019 in the Government Gazette. The list is part of the country’s fight against tax avoidance and targets countries with a profit tax rate of less than 9%. Barbados and Turkmenistan have now been added whereas Belize, Kuwait, Qatar and…

Dutch blacklist of low-tax jurisdictions proposed for 2020 / Internetconsultation

Further to the Dutch measures implemented against tax avoidance, the Dutch State Secretary of Finance annually determines by ministerial regulation which states are designated as low-tax and / or non-cooperative (hereinafter: the Regulation) jurisdictions. Low-tax states are states without profit tax or with a statutory tax rate of less than 9%. Non-cooperative states are states…

Aruba, Barbados and Bermuda removed from the EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions

In May 2019, the Council removed three countries from the EU list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions (see previous post). As a result, 12 jurisdictions remain on the list of non-cooperative jurisdictions, as follows:

  1. American Samoa
  2. Belize
  3. Dominica
  4. Fiji
  5. Guam
  6. Marshall Islands
  7. Oman
  8. Samoa
  9. Trinidad and Tobago
  10. United Arab Emirates,
  11. US Virgin Islands and
  12. Vanuatu.

source: https://www.consilium.europa.eu//