On May 14, 2018, the Chilean President Sebastián Piñera and the Minister of the Economy José Ramón Valente announced: (i) that a bill would be sent to the Chilean legislature to promote the government’s “Pro-Investment Agenda” (the “Bill”); and (ii) that the government will create a Chilean Sustainability Project Management Office (“OGPS”).
This issue of Tax China Newsletter mainly includes: (1) Certain types of distributed profits re-invested in resident enterprise by overseas investors will enjoy beneficial tax deferral policy (Announcement of the State Administration of Taxation (“SAT”) [2018] No. 3 and Cai Shui [2017] No. 88); (2) The definition of the beneficial owner in tax treaties has been further clarified under Announcement of the SAT [2018] No. 9; (3) Announcement of the SAT [2018] No. 11 has further clarified a number of issues in the implementation of double taxation treaties; (4) The SAT issued the Announcement of the SAT [2017] No.46 regarding the country by country report; and (5) Implementation Regulations of Environmental Protection Tax Law is in effect since January 1, 2018.