Sweden - Tax avoidance action plan issued
Sweden will appoint an inquiry to study whether tax advisers should be required to inform the Swedish Tax Agency about tax planning schemes as part of an action plan to combat tax avoidance, which also urges companies to maintain their own tax policies at board level.
According to the Government, the introduction of this obligation on tax advisers could help the tax authority respond more quickly to shut down abusive tax avoidance schemes. The terms of reference for the inquiry are currently being prepared.
The idea forms part of a 10-point plan to combat tax avoidance and evasion, announced by the Government on the 11th of May, which calls on companies to put tax issues on the agenda at board meetings... Read More