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Further to the responses received as part of its 'OECD Pillar 2: Consultation on implementation' on setting a global minimum tax rate, the Government notes that companies have expressed key concerns centred around early implementation. It indicates that the global minimum tax rate will not be introduced until 31 December 2023.

The responses focussed on:

As a result of this, the government has announced that the implementation of the rules has been postponed from April 2023. The rules will now apply for businesses with accounting periods starting on or after 31 December 2023.

A full update will also be published later in the summer.

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External links

OECD Pillar 2: Consultation on implementation

Letter from the Financial Secretary to respondents of the OECD Pillar 2 implementation consultation


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