Syllabus

Titel
5677 BEPS (Base Erosion Profit Shifting) and other OECD and EU Initiatives against Aggressive Tax Planning
LV-Leiter/innen
Assist.Prof. Dr. Rita Szudoczky
Kontakt
  • LV-Typ
    FS
  • Semesterstunden
    2
  • Unterrichtssprache
    Englisch
Anmeldung
22.02.2019 bis 24.02.2019
Anmeldung über LPIS
Hinweise zur LV
Planpunkt(e) Master
Termine
Wochentag Datum Uhrzeit Raum
Dienstag 07.05.2019 09:30 - 13:30 TC.4.28
Dienstag 14.05.2019 09:30 - 13:30 TC.4.28
Dienstag 21.05.2019 09:30 - 13:30 D2.0.330
Dienstag 28.05.2019 09:30 - 13:30 D3.0.218
Dienstag 04.06.2019 09:30 - 13:30 EA.6.026
Dienstag 18.06.2019 09:30 - 11:30 D3.0.218

Inhalte der LV

The course deals with the OECD’s work aimed at countering aggressive tax planningand Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) activities by multinational enterprises. It discusses the preludes to the OECD/G20 BEPS project, i.e. therise of tax planning schemes through which multinational enterprises try toreduce their tax burden by making use of loopholes in the international taxation framework. We will see examples of such tax planning schemes and examine the OECD’s response to it. In particular, we will discuss the recommendations made by the OECD in the framework of the BEPS project with the aim of reducingthe possibilities for aggressive tax planning. We will also discuss parallel efforts within the European Union to fight aggressive tax planning and tax avoidance.

Lernergebnisse (Learning Outcomes)


After the lecture the students will have learned about the key aspects and effects of tax planning in an international context, will have gotten familiar with the notions of regulatory competition, harmful tax competition and tay coordination and with the various ways in which a coordinated answer to aggressive tax planning can be devised at the level of international or supranational organizations.

Regelung zur Anwesenheit

> 70% attendance requirement

Lehr-/Lerndesign

Lecture, case studies and discussions

Leistung(en) für eine Beurteilung

Prerequisites to pass the course:

  • Preparation for classes, reading the compulsory materials prior to classes (10% of the final grade)
  • Active participation, including a group presentation (15% of the final grade)
  • Passing a written exam (75% of the final grade)

Teilnahmevoraussetzung(en) und Vergabe von Wartelistenplätzen

The Seminar requires basic knowledge of:

• company taxation in an international context

• the OECD Model Tax Convention and

• EU direct tax law

Erreichbarkeit des/der Vortragenden

E-Mail to: rita.szudoczky@wu.ac.at

Sonstiges

The script and specific reading material will be provided by the institute http://www.wu.ac.at/taxlax
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