Revenue Arrangements for Implementing EU and OECD Exchange of Information Requirements In Respect of Tax Rulings

Published on Thu 02 of Feb, 2017
Revenue eBrief No. 12/17: Revenue Arrangements for Implementing EU and OECD Exchange of Information Requirements In Respect of Tax Rulings

You may wish to note the following updates to the Tax & Duty Manual Part 35-00-01 (362KB).

  • Section 1 of the tax and duty manual has been updated to reflect the fact that the EU Directive has been transposed into Irish law.
  • Paragraph 6 of section 2.1, which provided details in relation to the optional exception that applied to the look-back element of the EU Directive, has been deleted as it is not relevant.
  • Section 3.1, paragraph 2, bullet point 3 has been updated to reflect the fact that unilateral downward adjustments made by taxpayers under informal capital contribution or excess profit regimes should not arise under Irish tax law.
  • Sections 3.3 has been updated to reflect the fact that rulings were due to be exchanged under the look-back element of the OECD framework by 31 December 2016 and section 4.3 has been updated to reflect the fact that Revenue has exchanged opinions under the look-back element of the OECD framework.
  • The references to Revenue guidelines on the provision of opinions in sections 4.1 and 4.5 have been updated as appropriate.
  • Contact details in section 4.8 have been updated.
  • The list of countries in Annex 3 has been updated to reflect the fact that additional countries have joined the Inclusive Framework under the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Project.


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