Does BEPS Require Multinationals to Centralise their Transfer Pricing?

By Robert Robillard - 28 October 2015

This blogpost originally appeared on rbrt.ca.

It depends.

Actually, “centralization” may not be the way to go on this one.

Although consistency will indeed require tighter coordination, this may not entail “centralization” by any stretch of the imagination.

In fact, if transfer pricing documentation is to be ever-increasingly fact driven to address the new BEPS documentation rules, “decentralization” may be in order for most of the transfer pricing documentation process…

As for automation, which is also being pushed everywhere, let’s remind ourselves of the old adage: garbage in, garbage out…

The library on BEPS and Transfer Pricing is available here.

Robert Robillard, Ph.D., CPA, CGA, Adm.A., MBA, M.Sc. Econ., M.A.P.
Senior Partner, RBRT Inc.
514-742-8086; robertrobillard “at” rbrt.ca
www.rbrt.ca

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