The comments address issues in the following areas: Among other things, the letter notes that EPA missed opportunities to engage its state and local partners and recommends that any final rule should have clearer applicability criteria, include a more expansive record of how EPA determined the best system of emission reduction, be accompanied with example state plan language, not interfere with existing state GHG programs and be supported with supplementary implementation funding for air agencies. In the comments, NACAA emphasized the need for federal, state and local air agencies to work cooperatively and the critical importance of increased federal funding for state and local agencies that are implementing these programs. NACAA also recommended that EPA treat states in a consistent manner, to the extent possible; work toward global-sector settlements, where appropriate with state and local input ; use settlement monies to advance the objectives of environmental statutes; and provide an environmental presence and support to aid state and local agencies in enforcement activities, when requested.
The Multilateral Instrument was designed as a mechanism for implementing widespread treaty reform and coordination within the existing network of bilateral double tax treaties — without requiring separate bilateral negotiations between each pair of contracting jurisdictions.
For more background, please see our prior blog post on the MLI here. The June 7 event was an important intermediate step towards the effectiveness of the MLI, and is a major step forward in providing multinational coordination to the historically bespoke bilateral tax treaty network.
The United States and Brazil did not sign; together with Saudi Arabia, these were the only three G20 countries not to do so.
An additional nine countries have expressed their intention to sign the Multilateral Instrument at a later date, which if included would increase MLI participation to 77 jurisdictions. A complete list of the June 7 signatories is at the end of this discussion.
A bilateral tax treaty will not be modified, however, unless and until both contracting jurisdictions have signed and ratified the Multilateral Instrument and identified such treaty as a covered tax agreement in their respective MLI positions.
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Collectively, the signatories to the Multilateral Instrument have enumerated 2, unique treaties in their various MLI positions. Also among the resources provided is a detailed, article-by-article flowchart illustrating the reconciliation process necessary for the application of the Multilateral Instrument to a bilateral tax treaty where the contracting jurisdictions have adopted different MLI positions available for download here.
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