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  • Global Tax 20 2018

    December 05, 2018

    International Tax Review’s Global Tax 20 highlights the most influential people, events and companies which have had an impact on the global tax landscape during the past year. Joe Stanley-Smith introduces the Global Tax 20.

  • Taxing rights are the tax community’s hot potato

    December 12, 2018

    The June 21 decision by the US Supreme Court in South Dakota v Wayfair Inc that overturned, by a 5-4 majority, the previous leading case of Quill Corp v North Dakota has a significant effect on sales taxes within the US. But should businesses outside the US also be very concerned, given that some initial commentary suggested that this would result in a rapid change of the definition of permanent establishment?

  • Peer company ETRs: Benchmarking complexity

    December 12, 2018

    The effective tax rate (ETR) of a peer company may be intuitively thought of as an industry benchmark. This benchmark could traditionally be useful to investors, boards of directors, CFOs and tax departments of multinationals and CFOs. But times are changing.

  • How Bapco is getting ready for VAT in Bahrain

    December 18, 2018

    Bahrain’s national oil company has just days to get ready for VAT. International Tax Review speaks to the man designing the company’s VAT system about the challenges ahead.

  • AEOI – the world delivers on the new global standard

    December 12, 2018

    Monica Bhatia, head of the Global Forum Secretariat at the OECD, Radhanath Housden, head of the AEOI Unit at the Global Forum and Adrian Wardzynski, policy adviser at the Global Forum, highlight the steps governments are taking worldwide to share data, taking a giant leap from information on request to automatic exchange.

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  • How Bapco is getting ready for VAT in Bahrain

    December 18, 2018

    Bahrain’s national oil company has just days to get ready for VAT. International Tax Review speaks to the man designing the company’s VAT system about the challenges ahead.

  • How tax heads are responding to the rise and rise of VAT

    December 14, 2018

    VAT, first implemented in France in the 1950s, is a young tax. But its importance has exploded in the last few decades: few countries now lack a VAT, and rates are at historic highs. Tax directors tell International Tax Review how they are responding and what they expect from the future.

  • Traditional retailers welcome German marketplace VAT compliance law

    December 10, 2018

    German retailers are pleased with a new VAT compliance law which will put additional obligations on online platforms selling goods, which they say will help level the playing field. But major platforms like Amazon, eBay and Etsy face a compliance headache.

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  • Indian GAAR disputes to continue but there is hope, say tax directors

    December 10, 2018

    Tax departments must be extra-vigilant to avoid costly litigation resulting from India’s recurrent and creative use of the general anti-avoidance rule, say tax directors – but even strong documentation may not be enough.

  • Bennett Jones adds five to its tax team

    November 28, 2018

    The Canadian firm Bennett Jones has appointed Ed Kroft, Jehad Haymour, and Deborah Toaze as partners and Sophie Virji and Eric Brown as associates to the Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto offices.

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