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Estonia Tax News

Japan Parliament Approves Pending Tax Treaties with Denmark, Estonia, Iceland, Lithuania, and Russia
Jul 30, 2018
Estonia Signs BEPS MLI and the UK Deposits Ratification Instrument
Jul 03, 2018
U.S. IRS Publishes MoU with Indonesia for No Local Filing and Provides Operative Date for CbC Exchange Arrangement with Estonia
Apr 27, 2018
OECD Publishes New Transfer Pricing Profiles for 14 Countries
Apr 10, 2018
OECD Publishes Exchange of Information Compliance Ratings for Nine Jurisdictions under Enhanced Peer Review Process; Montenegro Joins Forum
Apr 06, 2018
Tax Treaty between Estonia and Kyrgyzstan has Entered into Force
Mar 19, 2018
Kyrgyzstan Ratifies Pending Tax Treaty with Estonia
Jan 29, 2018
Kyrgyzstan Approves Pending Tax Treaty with Estonia
Nov 22, 2017
Estonia Approves Pending Tax Treaty with Japan
Nov 20, 2017
IOTA Publishes Collection of Articles from Tax Officials on the Disruptive Business Models
Nov 06, 2017
SSA between Australia and Estonia to Enter into Force
Nov 03, 2017
EU Directive on Dispute Resolution Published in Official Journal
Oct 18, 2017
Proposals for Taxation of Digital Companies in the EU
Sep 14, 2017
Guernsey Update on TIEA and Tax Treaty Negotiations
Sep 08, 2017
Tax Treaty between Estonia and Japan Signed
Aug 31, 2017
U.S. Publishes CbC Exchange Arrangements with Estonia and Isle of Man
Aug 10, 2017
Estonian Presidency Tables Four EU Tax Initiatives
Aug 09, 2017
U.S. Signs CbC Exchange Arrangements with Australia and Estonia
Aug 04, 2017
Estonia Approves Reduced Tax Rate on Distributions, New Intragroup Loan Requirements, and a New Tax Regime for Credit Institutions
Jun 23, 2017
Singapore Agreements for Exchange of Financial Account Information Enter into Force with Denmark, Estonia, Lithuania and New Zealand
Jun 09, 2017
Update - Tax Treaty between Estonia and Kyrgyzstan
May 26, 2017
Estonian Prime Minister Speaks on Plans for Upcoming EU Presidency
May 19, 2017
Japan Concludes Tax Treaty Negotiations with Denmark and Estonia
May 17, 2017
European Commission Publishes Updated VAT MOSS Rules for All Member States
May 16, 2017
Draft Estonian Legislation Published to Encourage Profit Distributions and Discourage Hidden Distributions through Loans
Apr 21, 2017
Estonia Publishes English Translation of Tax Information Exchange Act as Amended for Exchange of Tax Rulings and CbC Reports
Apr 12, 2017
Tax Treaty between Estonia and Kyrgyzstan Signed
Apr 12, 2017
Estonian Parliament Approves Legislation for the Exchange of Tax Rulings and CbC Reports
Mar 20, 2017
Protocol to Tax Treaty between Estonia and Latvia under Negotiation
Mar 20, 2017
Estonia Planning New Restriction on Subsidiary-Parent Loans
Mar 13, 2017
Estonia and Singapore Sign Competent Authority Agreement for Exchange of Financial Account Information
Feb 16, 2017
Proposed Council Implementing Decision to Approve Estonia's Increased VAT Registration Threshold
Feb 10, 2017
Netherlands Terminates Savings Tax Agreements with Respect to the Former Netherlands Antilles
Feb 08, 2017
Swiss Tax Treaties with Anti-Abuse Provisions
Feb 08, 2017
Estonia Notice on Important Legal Amendments Entering into Force in 2017
Jan 05, 2017
Kyrgyzstan to Sign Tax Treaty with Estonia
Dec 21, 2016
SSA between Belarus and Estonia under Negotiation
Nov 28, 2016
Spain Confirms Effect of MFN Clause in Tax Treaty with Estonia
Nov 22, 2016
Tax Treaty between Estonia and Vietnam has Entered into Force
Nov 16, 2016
France Publishes Notice on Effect of MFN Clauses of Nine Tax Treaties
Nov 16, 2016
Estonian Parliament Approves VAT Registration Threshold Increase
Nov 03, 2016
Estonia to Introduce Maximum Basis Cap for Social Tax
Nov 01, 2016
Update - Tax Treaty between Estonia and Vietnam
Oct 24, 2016
Finland Confirms Exemption for Royalties based on MFN Clause in Tax Treaty with Estonia
Oct 06, 2016
Estonia Authorizes Signature of Draft Tax Treaty with Kyrgyzstan
Oct 03, 2016
Estonia Law Amendments Proposed for Exchange of Tax Rulings and CbC Reports
Aug 31, 2016
World Bank Publishes Global Corruption Survey Data in Relation to Taxation, Licensing and Other Areas of Doing Business
Aug 22, 2016
Estonia Approves Tax Treaty with Vietnam
Aug 12, 2016
Tax Treaty between Estonia and Japan under Negotiation
Aug 10, 2016
Estonia to Increase VAT Registration Threshold
Jul 29, 2016
European Commission Publishes Updated VAT MOSS Rules for All Member States
Jul 29, 2016
EU Anti Tax Avoidance Directive Published in Official Journal
Jul 20, 2016
EU Council Adopts EU Council Anti Tax Avoidance Directive
Jul 14, 2016
82 Countries Committed to Implementation of Four Minimum Standards of OECD BEPS Project under Inclusive Framework
Jul 05, 2016
EU Council Announces Agreement on Anti Tax Avoidance Directive
Jun 22, 2016
Estonia to Sign Tax Treaty with Tajikistan
Jun 13, 2016
EU CbC Exchange Directive Published
Jun 07, 2016
Impact of Protocol to Estonia's Tax Treaty with Switzerland on Other Treaties
Jun 02, 2016
EU Parliament Welcomes Proposal for Exchange of CbC Reports and Recommends Additional Safeguards
May 17, 2016
UK Publishes List of Countries Committed to the Exchange of Beneficial Ownership Information
May 17, 2016
Ireland Announces Withholding Tax Exemption for Royalty Income under Tax Treaty with Estonia as per MFN Clause
May 09, 2016
Tax Treaty Negotiations between Estonia and Kyrgyzstan Concluded
Apr 26, 2016
All 28 EU Member States Agree to Exchange of Beneficial Ownership Information
Apr 25, 2016
European Commission Issues Proposed Directive for Public CbC Reports
Apr 13, 2016
Estonia to Adopt Amendments to EU Parent-Subsidiary Directive Concerning Hybrid Mismatches and Anti Abuse
Mar 15, 2016
Proposed ECOFIN Modification to EU Directive for the Exchange of CbC Reports Includes Optional Filing for Non-EU Parents for 2016
Mar 11, 2016
European Council Agrees on Exchange of CbC Reports in the EU
Mar 09, 2016
Estonia to Increase VAT Registration Threshold
Mar 07, 2016
European Commission Launches Public Consultation on Improving Double Taxation Dispute Resolution Mechanisms
Feb 19, 2016
Tax Treaty between Estonia and Luxembourg has Entered into Force
Feb 08, 2016
EU Commission Presents Anti Avoidance Measures Package
Jan 29, 2016
OECD Announces that 31 Countries have Signed Multilateral Agreement for the Exchange of CbC Reports
Jan 28, 2016
Belgium Planning to Drop its Support of an EU Financial Transactions Tax
Jan 25, 2016
Protocol to the Tax Treaty between China and Estonia has Entered into Force
Dec 30, 2015
BEPS Measures included in Proposed EU Council Directive on a Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base
Dec 18, 2015
EU Council Adopts Directive on Automatic Exchange of Information on Tax Rulings and APAs
Dec 10, 2015
Protocol to the Tax Treaty between Estonia and Switzerland has entered into Force
Nov 30, 2015
Estonia to Negotiate Tax Treaty with Japan
Oct 29, 2015
OECD Publishes Final BEPS Package
Oct 06, 2015
Tax Treaty between Estonia and Vietnam Signed
Oct 01, 2015
Andorra to Negotiate Tax Treaties with Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania
Sep 23, 2015
SSA between Australia and Estonia Signed
Sep 21, 2015
Guernsey Provides Update on Tax Treaty and TIEA Negotiations
Aug 06, 2015
Progress on EU Financial Transactions Tax
Jul 03, 2015
Estonian Parliament Adopts Certain Government Tax Plan Measures
Jun 18, 2015
Morocco Approves Tax Treaty with Estonia
Jun 12, 2015
Guernsey Publishes Update on Current Tax Treaty Negotiations
May 04, 2015
Kyrgyzstan Provides Update on Current Tax Treaty Negotiations
Apr 21, 2015
New Estonian Government Tax Plans
Apr 20, 2015
Luxembourg Approves Tax Treaty with Estonia
Apr 14, 2015
Austria and Germany Agree on Timeline for Implementation of EU Financial Transactions Tax
Jan 23, 2015
Estonia's Income Tax Act Amendments Enter into Force
Dec 23, 2014
Protocol to the Tax Treaty between China and Estonia Signed
Dec 15, 2014
Final Proposal on EU Financial Transactions Tax Likely Delayed
Dec 05, 2014
French Finance Minister to Propose Revisions to Financial Transactions Tax
Nov 05, 2014
Multilateral Agreement on Information Exchange Signed by 51 Jurisdictions
Oct 30, 2014
EU Financial Transactions Tax "Still on Track"
Sep 29, 2014
Social Security MOU between Estonia and Macedonia Signed
Sep 23, 2014
SSA between Estonia and Australia to be Signed
Sep 04, 2014
Estonia Approves for Ratification the Tax Treaty With Morocco
Aug 29, 2014
Update - Protocol to the Tax Treaty between Estonia and Switzerland Signed
Aug 29, 2014
Protocol to the Tax Treaty between Estonia and Switzerland Signed
Aug 26, 2014
Tax Treaty between Estonia and Vietnam Under Negotiation
Jul 25, 2014
New Tax Treaty between Luxembourg and Estonia Signed
Jul 22, 2014
Estonia Deposits Ratification Instrument for Mutual Administrative Assistance Convention
Jul 17, 2014
European Commission Issues Press Release to Mark 'Countdown to Simpler and Fairer VAT system'
Jul 02, 2014
Tax Treaty between Estonia and Oman to be Signed
May 30, 2014
10 EU Member States Aim to Implement Financial Transaction Tax by 2016
May 08, 2014
New countries included in "white list"
Mar 14, 2014
Administrative Court of Helsinki: Interest expenses allocated to a Finnish PE not deductible as arrangement is regarded as wholly artificial
Mar 14, 2014
Income Tax Law – amendments enter into force
Jan 01, 2014
Treaty between Bahrain and Estonia enters into force
Jan 01, 2014
Treaty between Estonia and Thailand enters into force
Jan 01, 2014
Treaty between Estonia and Mexico enters into force
Dec 31, 2013
Treaty between Cyprus and Estonia enters into force
Dec 25, 2013
Circular on dividend withholding tax refund following Tate & Lyle Investments case – published
Dec 02, 2013
Treaty between Estonia and Morocco signed
Dec 02, 2013
Dutch Supreme Court: AG opines on refund of excessive dividend withholding tax withheld on dividends paid to Belgian resident
Jul 29, 2013
Netherlands selective tax exemption for public companies partially carrying out economic activities terminated
Jun 27, 2013
Finnish Supreme Administrative Court rules on imputation credit for dividends received from a group's parent company in UK
Jun 24, 2013
Multilateral action between United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy and Spain to counter tax evasion
Jun 24, 2013
Withholding tax under EU Savings Directive to be abolished
Jun 24, 2013
Heavy restrictions on capital movements enter into force
May 06, 2013
Finland's Supreme Administrative Court rules on using location savings in TP cases
May 06, 2013
Netherlands Supreme Court: Reinvestment reserve taxable in Netherlands also if a company had its place of effective management in Luxembourg at time of sale of immovable property located in Netherlands
May 06, 2013
Government Council adopts amendment to exit tax provisions on capital gains to implement National Grid Indus decision
May 04, 2013
Court of First Instance Bruges decides that non-deductible part of the foreign dividend deduction can be included in loss carry-forward
Mar 25, 2013
Supreme Court: Business merger facility not applicable to contribution to subsidiary followed by subsequent contribution to grant daughter company of all assets except a business building
Feb 09, 2013
Treaty between Bahrain and Estonia signed
Dec 02, 2012
Treaty between Cyprus and Estonia signed
Dec 02, 2012
Treaty between Estonia and Mexico signed
Dec 02, 2012
Treaty between Estonia and Thailand signed
Dec 02, 2012
Treaty between Estonia and India enters into force
Oct 14, 2012
Netherlands Supreme Court decides that Dutch thin capitalization provisions in the case of financing companies are not incompatible with ICCPR and ECHR
Sep 03, 2012
Income Tax Law – amendments proposed
Sep 03, 2012
Court of First Instance Leuven decides that fine imposed by European Commission due to violation of EC competition law is not deductible
Jul 29, 2012
Supreme Court decides interest paid on debt-claim towards low-taxed group company resulting from transfer of immovable property not deductible
Jul 29, 2012
Treaty between Estonia and United Arab Emirates enters into force
Jun 03, 2012
Protocol to treaty between Estonia and Singapore enters into force
Apr 17, 2012
Treaty between Estonia and Korea (Rep.) enters into force
Aug 23, 2010
Treaty between Israel and Estonia – details
Mar 23, 2010
Treaty between Estonia and Israel enters into force
Mar 05, 2010
Treaty between Estonia and Israel enters into force
Feb 19, 2010
Amendments to Income Tax Law
Jan 20, 2010
Treaty between Isle of Man and Estonia enters into force
Jan 20, 2010
Amendments to Income Tax Law
Dec 21, 2009
Dutch dividend withholding tax exemption extended to certain EEA countries
Sep 16, 2009
ECJ: Cobelfret extended to domestic situations and potentially to dividends received from third countries
Jul 16, 2009
ECJ finds Finnish dividend withholding tax regime incompatible with EC freedom of establishment
Jul 16, 2009
ECJ: Netherlands' non-exemption of dividends paid to certain EEA countries from withholding tax found incompatible with EEA Agreement
Jul 16, 2009
Treaty between Bulgaria and Estonia – details
Jul 16, 2009
Treaty between Bulgaria and Estonia – details
Jun 07, 2009
Treaty between Estonia and Isle of Man signed
Jun 07, 2009
Protocol to treaty between Netherlands and Estonia enters into force
Jun 07, 2009
Protocol to treaty between Estonia and Netherlands ratified
May 13, 2009
European Commission refers Germany to ECJ over taxation of outbound dividends
Apr 10, 2009
Treaty between Estonia and Bulgaria enters into force
Feb 22, 2009
Treaty between Estonia and Greece – details
Feb 22, 2009
Abolition of income tax reform and other tax measures adopted
Jan 23, 2009
Treaty between Estonia and Greece enters into force
Jan 23, 2009
Preliminary ruling requested from ECJ regarding Belgian anti-abuse provision concerning exceptional and gratuitous advantages
Nov 04, 2008
ECJ: Advocate General finds Belgian withholding tax on interest paid to companies resident in other Member States compatible with EC freedom of establishment – details
Nov 04, 2008
ECJ: Advocate General finds French legislation on group consolidation excluding lower-tier subsidiaries indirectly owned through companies resident in other Member States justifiable restriction on EC freedom of establishment – details
Nov 04, 2008
Preliminary ruling requested from ECJ on interpretation of EC Parent-Subsidiary Directive with respect to Italian tax on dividend adjustment (General Beverage)
Nov 04, 2008
Postponement of tax reform measures
Nov 04, 2008
Treaty between Estonia and Bulgaria signed
Nov 04, 2008
ECJ: Advocate General finds French legislation on group consolidation excluding lower-tier subsidiaries indirectly owned through companies in other Member States justifiable restriction on EC freedom of establishment
Oct 07, 2008
Potential abolition of income tax reform and other tax measures considered
Oct 07, 2008
Preliminary ruling requested from ECJ on interpretation of Merger Directive in connection with scheme to avoid Netherlands property transfer tax
Aug 11, 2008
Protocol to treaty between Netherlands and Estonia signed and details
Aug 11, 2008
Estonian "white list" expanded to include Georgia and Singapore
Jul 27, 2008
ECJ: Advocate General finds Belgian rules on inclusion of dividends in taxable base followed by 95% deduction insofar as parent company makes profits incompatible with Parent-Subsidiary Directive – details
Jun 21, 2008
European Commission takes steps against Bulgaria, Portugal, Romania and Spain concerning taxation of dividends
Jun 21, 2008
ECJ: Non-deductibility of foreign PE losses in Germany compatible with EC freedom of establishment
Jun 21, 2008
European Commission closes infringement procedure against Luxembourg concerning taxation of dividends
Jun 21, 2008
ECJ: Netherlands refund regime for investment funds incompatible with EC free movement of capital
Jun 21, 2008
ECJ: Decision by reasoned order in UK CFC and foreign dividend test case
Jun 21, 2008
Treaty between Estonia and India – negotiations
Jun 21, 2008
Treaty between Estonia and Isle of Man initialled
Jun 21, 2008
ECJ: 5% add-back of tax credits for withholding tax at source abroad compatible with Parent-Subsidiary Directive
May 14, 2008
European Commission refers Netherlands to ECJ for not exempting dividends paid to companies established in certain EFTA countries from withholding tax
May 14, 2008
European Commission takes steps against Belgium for failure to adopt implementing measures of Merger Directive
Mar 16, 2008
ECJ: Advocate General finds 5% add-back of tax credits for withholding tax abroad compatible with Parent-Subsidiary Directive – details
Mar 16, 2008
ECJ: Advocate General finds German rules on taxation of cross-border dividends under old imputation system compatible with EC law
Mar 16, 2008
European Commission takes steps against Germany, Estonia and Czech Republic regarding taxation of outbound dividends
Mar 16, 2008
European Commission issues communication regarding accession of Bulgaria and Romania to Arbitration Convention
Feb 08, 2008
ECJ: Advocate General finds the 5% add-back of tax credits for withholding tax at source abroad compatible with Parent-Subsidiary Directive
Feb 08, 2008
ECJ: Swedish legislation limiting exemption of third-country dividends justifiable restriction on EC free movement of capital – details
Feb 08, 2008
The income tax treaty betweenSingapore-Estonia, which was signed on 18 September 2006, entered into force on 27 December 2007 and applies from 1 January 2008. The treaty was concluded in the Estonian and English languages, both texts being equally authentic. In the case of divergence of interpretation, the English text prevails. The treaty generally follows the OECD Model Convention
Feb 08, 2008
ECJ: German transitional rules for taxation of capital gains incompatible with EC free movement of capital
Jan 16, 2008
ECJ:Swedish legislation limiting exemption of third-country dividends justifiable restriction on EC free movement of capital
Jan 16, 2008
Communication published on application of anti-abuse measures in area of direct taxation – within the EU and in relation to third countries
Jan 16, 2008
Treaty between Bulgaria and Estonia initialled
Dec 03, 2007
ECJ: hearing in case regarding transitional rules in respect of abolished German imputation system
Nov 04, 2007
ECJ: Advocate General finds Swedish legislation limiting the exemption of third-country dividends justifiable restriction on EC free movement of capital – details
Nov 04, 2007
Compatibility of exclusion of indirect ownership through companies in other EU Member States for French tax consolidation purposes with freedom of establishment referred to ECJ
Sep 02, 2007
EU Commission progresses infringement procedure against Austria, Germany, Italy and Finland regarding taxation of outbound dividends
Jul 29, 2007
ECJ: Interprets anti-avoidance clause under the Merger Directive with respect to Danish rules on taxation of exchanges of shares – details
Jul 29, 2007
EU Commission refers Greece to ECJ concerning discriminatory taxation of dividends
Jul 29, 2007
ECJ: Finnish group contribution regime compatible with EC Law – details
Jul 29, 2007
Second Guideline on implications of ECJ Denkavit case on French dividend withholding tax published
Jul 29, 2007
ECJ: Advocate General holds German switch-over provision for low-taxed passive income of foreign PEs incompatible with EC Law – details
Jul 02, 2007
ECJ: German thin capitalization rules reclassifying interests paid to substantial shareholders in third States are not incompatible with EC law
Jul 02, 2007
ECJ: Advocate General finds Dutch withholding tax on outbound dividends incompatible with EC free movement of capital – details
Jul 02, 2007
ECJ: Previous Austrian rules discriminating dividends received from third countries are compatible with free movement of capital under grandfathering clause – details
Jul 02, 2007
ECJ: Swedish legislation on dividend tax relief in relations with third countries is compatible with EC law – details
Jul 02, 2007
International tax conference on CCCTB held in Berlin
Jun 18, 2007
ECJ: temporal effects of judgment in Meilicke against Germany should not be limited – details
Apr 28, 2007
Company tax regimes of Swiss cantons exempting foreign profits incompatible state aid under EU-Switzerland Agreement
Mar 24, 2007
ECJ: hearing in case regarding Dutch withholding tax on outbound dividends
Mar 24, 2007
EU Commission requests Italy to implement the Interest and Royalties Directive correctly
Feb 24, 2007
EU Commission progresses infringement actions against Member States for discriminatory taxation of outbound dividends
Feb 24, 2007
EU Commission requests Italy not to apply a withholding tax on dividends paid to Netherlands parent companies
Feb 24, 2007
ECJ holds French withholding tax on outbound dividends incompatible with freedom of establishment
Jan 15, 2007
ECJ: previous UK ACT regime regarding outbound dividends compatible with EC fundamental freedoms (ACT IV GLO) – details
Jan 15, 2007
European Commission requests Belgium to terminate discriminatory taxation of inbound dividends
Aug 13, 2006
European Commission requests Belgium, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal and Spain to terminate discriminatory taxation of outbound dividends
Aug 13, 2006
European Commission refers Italy and Luxembourg to ECJ for not implementing Directive amending EC Parent-Subsidiary Directive
Aug 13, 2006
European Commission decides that Luxembourg's preferential tax regime for 1929 holding companies constitutes incompatible state aid
Aug 13, 2006
European Commission requested Spain to end infringement to the EC Parent-Subsidiary Directive concerning the use of anti-abuse measures
Aug 13, 2006