BEPS global survey 2018
Main challenges for multinational groups
Multinational groups of companies anticipate substantial legislative changes, increasing compliance burden with international reporting rules and greater scrutiny, according to the fifth edition of Deloitte BEPS Global Survey.
The survey gauge the views of multinational companies regarding the Global Tax Reset and the OECD's Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) initiative, and the expected impact on their organizations.
Key findings of the report:
- 91% of the respondents expect that BEPS related transfer pricing reported requirements will substantially increase compliance burden
- 86% believe tax structures are under greater scrutiny
- 85% are concerned that the tax authorities will increase tax audit assessments as a result of the BEPS
- 80% expect public country-by-country reporting in the next few years (currently they are reporting certain financial data to tax authorities)
- 78% expect double taxation from the unilateral changes of certain states (i.e. US tax reform)
- 76% are concerned about the media, political and activist groups’ interest in corporate taxation, the board becoming actively engaged in developing tax strategy and monitoring the risk areas
68% anticipate legislative and treaty changes