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O.E.C.D. Issues Proposed Changes to Permanent Establishment Provisions Under Model Tax Convention

Volume 4 No 9    /    Read Article

By Neha Rastogi, Beate Erwin, and Stanley C. Ruchelman

Earlier this year, the O.E.C.D. proposed amendments to Article 5 (Permanent Establishment) of the Model Tax Convention and Commentary. The revisions eliminate loopholes that exist for commissionaire arrangements, artificial characterization of core activities as “preparatory,” avoidance of permanent establishment status through artificial fragmentation of contracts, and the use of not-so-independent agents. Neha Rastogi, Beate Erwin, and Stanley C. Ruchelman explain the replacement provisions.    See more →