This healthcheck tool is designed to help professionals in multinational corporates to assess and improve the effectiveness of their processes for managing intercompany agreements.
Historically, tax authorities globally have placed great importance on the existence of documentation to support a multinational group’s cross-border intra-group charges for goods and services. The impact of the various BEPS (‘Base Erosion and Profit Shifting’) initiatives is expected to significantly increase such importance.
As for any aspect of compliance, incremental action and improvement is better than procrastination or over-analysis. It is hoped that this tool will help professionals in large corporates to take measurable steps to protect against Transfer Pricing and compliance risks.