Transfer pricing has become the key focus area for tax authorities when assessing taxpayers. An explanation for this is that transfer pricing corrections are generally an easy way to drive tax proceeds. Within the industry it is observed that the number of transfer pricing “audits” increases when there is a large deficit in a government’s budget. This will of course be denied by tax authorities, but in practice, everyone knows about it.
If your firm is subject to Transfer Pricing Rules, there is a good chance that at some point you experience scrutiny on your policy. This may sound as a nightmare, and in some cases it is. However, the vast majority of transfer pricing audits do not end badly.
In this short article we provide information about transfer pricing audits, and suggestions on how you can handle these efficiently. [Read more…]