Ministry Of Finance And Ministry Of Financial Services, Trade And Industry & Immigration - "Bahamas Endorses International Taxation Reform"

Published date08 July 2021
Subject MatterFinance and Banking, Tax, Financial Services, Tax Authorities
Law FirmBahamas Financial Services Board
AuthorBahamas Financial Services Board

July 1, 2021: Following consultation with key stakeholders and leaders of industry associations, the Government of The Bahamas has expressed its support, for the proposals of the G20/OECD Inclusive Framework on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting to reform the global taxation system. These proposals and the accompanying rules for international taxation are geared at addressing the tax challenges arising from the digitalization of the global economy. The government has at the same time lodged reservations particular to The Bahamas.

The support of The Bahamas for the Inclusive Framework's two tier reform proposal (referred to as Pillar 1 and Pillar 2) is consistent with, and informed by, the stated policy principles of the government with respect to the pursuit of tax fairness and equity, as recently outlined by the Prime Minister during the Budget Exercise.

The proposals seek to...

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