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  • Jose R. Beato

The Global Minimum Tax Regime: Understanding the OECD and US Treasury Department's Upcoming Guidance

The OECD and the U.S. Treasury Department are working together to release guidance on the Global Minimum Tax Regime. This is a crucial development for businesses and individuals who have interests globally, as the rules and regulations of taxation are undergoing a significant change.

The guidance will be centered around the treatment of Global Intangible Low-Taxed Income (GILTI) and certain tax credits. This move is part of the second pillar of the OECD's Global Anti-Base Erosion Rules, which imposes a 15% global minimum tax.

However, the implementation of these rules has raised concerns about the potential conflicts with current U.S. tax laws. Despite the Biden administration's commitment to aligning with the international tax framework, the interaction between the global minimum tax and GILTI, established by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in 2017, remains a significant issue.

It's important for businesses and individuals to stay updated on the progress of these changes and how they may impact their tax obligations. The guidance from the OECD and U.S. Treasury Department will play a crucial role in clarifying the rules and regulations surrounding the Global Minimum Tax Regime.

Stay tuned for further updates on this developing story. As always, it's advisable to seek the advice of a professional tax consultant to ensure compliance with the latest tax laws and regulations.

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