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Pillar Two GloBE Legislation

Country GloBE Country GuideLegislationAnalysis
United KingdomUnited KingdomFinance (No. 2) Bill for the ‘Multinational Top-Up Tax‘ in March 2023. Review of the UK Global Minimum Tax in Yesterday’s 2023 Spring Finance Bill

UK Proposes Amendments to Global Minimum Tax Rules
South KoreaSouth KoreaOn December 31, 2022, South Korea passed Law 19191 to amend the International Tax Adjustment Act to provide for the Pillar Two Global Minimum Tax from January 1, 2024.

On July 22, 2022, South Korea released a draft law to implement Pillar Two.
First Domestic Pillar Two Global Minimum Tax Law Enacted

Analysis of South Korea’s Draft Pillar Two Law

English Translation of South Korean Pillar Two Law
MauritiusThe Finance (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2022 which implements provisions of the 2022 Budget in Mauritius includes mention of a qualified domestic minimum tax for Pillar Two purposes. Mauritius 2022 Finance Act includes Pillar Two Top-Up Tax
SwitzerlandSwitzerlandOn August 17, 2022, the Swiss Federal Council issued a draft decree for the implementation of Pillar Two.

On May 24, 2023, Switzerland issued an updated Draft Decree for the Pillar Two Global Minimum Tax.
Analysis of Switzerlands Draft Pillar Two Decree

Direct Transposition of the GloBE Rules: Different Approaches By Switzerland & New Zealand

Switzerland Issues Second Consultation on the GloBE Rules
EUThe European Commission released a proposed directive based on the model GloBE rules on December 22, 2021.

On December 15, 2022, the Council of the European Union formally adopted the EU Pillar Two directive. Member states will have to transpose the directive into national law by the end of 2023.

On December 22, 2022 the EU Global Minimum Tax Directive was published in the EU official journal as Council Directive (EU) 2022/2523 of 14 December 2022. Date of entry into force: 23 December 2022. 
Full Steam Ahead For EU Pillar Two Implementation

Review of the Draft EU Pillar Two Directive

Poland Withdraws its Veto and the EU Pillar Two Directive is Adopted
The NetherlandsNetherlandsThe Netherlands Published draft legislation for Pillar Two on October 24, 2022.Key Takeaways From the Dutch Draft Pillar Two Legislation
IndonesiaOn December 20, 2022, Indonesia issued Government Regulation No. 55/2022 on the Adjustment of Regulations in the Field of Income Tax. This included reference to the implementation of a global minimum tax in Indonesia as well a a desire to implement Pillar One.Indonesian Regulation Signals Global Minimum Tax Implementation
SwedenSwedenOn February 7, 2023, the Special Investigator submitted the interim report on the proposal for the implementation of the Global Minimum Tax Directive to the government. This includes outline draft legislation which mainly corresponds to the EU directive but is adapted to Swedish conditions.See our Review of the Draft Swedish Global Minimum Tax Law
JapanJapanOn March 28, 2023, Japan enacted a domestic law to give effect to the Pillar Two GloBE rules from April 1, 2024.

On February 3 and 6, 2023, the Ministry of Finance published the “Bill for the Partial Revision of the Income Tax Act”. This includes the implementation of the Pillar Two GloBE rules from April 2024.
Japan’s Global Minimum Tax Law Is Enacted

GloBE Country Guide: Japan
GermanyGermanyOn March 20, 2023, the German Federal Ministry of Finance published a consultation, including a draft law (the Minimum Taxation Directive Implementation Act), to implement the EU Global Minimum Tax Directive. Germany Publishes Draft Global Minimum Tax Legislation
LiechtensteinLiechtensteinOn March 29, 2023, Liechtenstein published draft legislation for the implementation of the Pillar Two Globe Rules.Liechtenstein Publishes Draft Global Minimum Tax Law
IrelandIrelandOn March 31, 2023, the Irish government issued a Feedback Statement on the Pillar Two Global Minimum Tax.

It includes draft legislation and outlines possible draft legislative approaches to key elements of the GloBE Rules.
Ireland Issues Draft Global Minimum Tax Law For Feedback
New ZealandNew ZealandOn May 18, 2023, New Zealand published a draft law (the Taxation (Annual Rates for 2023–24, Multinational Tax, and Remedial Matters) Bill) to implement the Pillar Two Global Minimum Tax. New Zealand Issues Draft Global Minimum Tax Law

Direct Transposition of the GloBE Rules: Different Approaches By Switzerland & New Zealand