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  • India bans PwC over the Satyam case

    January 19, 2018

    In a shocking turn of events, India’s securities regulator has banned PwC from auditing listed companies for two years over a $1.7 billion fraud case involving Satyam, a computer company which employed PwC as its auditor. The Big 4 firm is now appealing the decision.

  • The reporting and taxability of cryptocurrencies

    January 19, 2018

    Whoever thought that today’s investor would be trading something called Bitcoin, a valuable item that neither resembles a metal coin or paper certificate? It’s amazing to think that a single line of code can be valued at $16,000 or more. How are these virtual currencies even regulated? For now, it seems there are more questions than answers regarding cryptocurrencies.

  • Italy leads the way with trend-setting digital sales tax

    January 16, 2018

    Italy is set to impose a new tax on digital transactions, potentially setting a trend for Europe as a way to tackle the problem of tax avoidance among high-tech companies. But is unilateral action the way forward?

  • VAT implementation in Saudi Arabia and UAE has teething problems

    January 15, 2018

    Businesses should expect disruption and cashflow issues as the tax authorities in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) come to terms with the long-awaited implementation of VAT.

  • Final days to enter for the Asia Tax Awards 2018

    January 15, 2018

    The deadline to submit for the Asia Tax Awards 2018 is fast approaching. Companies, firms and individuals working in jurisdictions across the Asia Pacific region should enter now.

Corporate Tax

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  • Apple expands US operations after Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

    January 22, 2018

    In a move which seemingly vindicates the tax cuts in the US tax reform bill, Apple has announced it will be expanding its US operations. But this may just be the tip of the iceberg, as some of the biggest companies in the world are looking to follow Apple’s example.

  • India bans PwC over the Satyam case

    January 19, 2018

    In a shocking turn of events, India’s securities regulator has banned PwC from auditing listed companies for two years over a $1.7 billion fraud case involving Satyam, a computer company which employed PwC as its auditor. The Big 4 firm is now appealing the decision.

  • Italy leads the way with trend-setting digital sales tax

    January 16, 2018

    Italy is set to impose a new tax on digital transactions, potentially setting a trend for Europe as a way to tackle the problem of tax avoidance among high-tech companies. But is unilateral action the way forward?

Indirect Tax

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  • The reporting and taxability of cryptocurrencies

    January 19, 2018

    Whoever thought that today’s investor would be trading something called Bitcoin, a valuable item that neither resembles a metal coin or paper certificate? It’s amazing to think that a single line of code can be valued at $16,000 or more. How are these virtual currencies even regulated? For now, it seems there are more questions than answers regarding cryptocurrencies.

  • Italy leads the way with trend-setting digital sales tax

    January 16, 2018

    Italy is set to impose a new tax on digital transactions, potentially setting a trend for Europe as a way to tackle the problem of tax avoidance among high-tech companies. But is unilateral action the way forward?

  • VAT implementation in Saudi Arabia and UAE has teething problems

    January 15, 2018

    Businesses should expect disruption and cashflow issues as the tax authorities in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) come to terms with the long-awaited implementation of VAT.

Compliance Management

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  • Apple expands US operations after Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

    January 22, 2018

    In a move which seemingly vindicates the tax cuts in the US tax reform bill, Apple has announced it will be expanding its US operations. But this may just be the tip of the iceberg, as some of the biggest companies in the world are looking to follow Apple’s example.

  • India bans PwC over the Satyam case

    January 19, 2018

    In a shocking turn of events, India’s securities regulator has banned PwC from auditing listed companies for two years over a $1.7 billion fraud case involving Satyam, a computer company which employed PwC as its auditor. The Big 4 firm is now appealing the decision.

  • The reporting and taxability of cryptocurrencies

    January 19, 2018

    Whoever thought that today’s investor would be trading something called Bitcoin, a valuable item that neither resembles a metal coin or paper certificate? It’s amazing to think that a single line of code can be valued at $16,000 or more. How are these virtual currencies even regulated? For now, it seems there are more questions than answers regarding cryptocurrencies.

Tax Disputes

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  • India bans PwC over the Satyam case

    January 19, 2018

    In a shocking turn of events, India’s securities regulator has banned PwC from auditing listed companies for two years over a $1.7 billion fraud case involving Satyam, a computer company which employed PwC as its auditor. The Big 4 firm is now appealing the decision.

  • Final days to enter for the Asia Tax Awards 2018

    January 15, 2018

    The deadline to submit for the Asia Tax Awards 2018 is fast approaching. Companies, firms and individuals working in jurisdictions across the Asia Pacific region should enter now.

  • Outstanding tax disputes rise, says OECD study

    January 05, 2018

    The number of tax treaty disputes increased for more than 65 jurisdictions in 2016, according to the OECD’s peer review. This may offer insights into how well the world is adjusting to the changes posed by BEPS Action 14.

ITR Magazine

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  • International updates - December 2017 / January 2018

    December 15, 2017

    The latest international updates from our correspondents around the world.

  • Debt interest: A disfavoured instrument

    December 14, 2017

    The concept of having an optimal equity structure, including debt instruments, is being slowly shredded by tax perceptions and legislation, imposing additional cash costs for this historic and sound economic position, writes Keith Brockman.

  • Embracing tax certainty through improved dispute resolution

    December 14, 2017

    A suite of mutually reinforcing measures with an overall focus on resolution at the earliest point in time is the ultimate goal for taxpayers and tax authorities. Achim Pross, Sandra Knaepen and Mark Johnson of the OECD describe the organisation’s comprehensive dispute resolution agenda, both within and beyond the BEPS project.

People Moves

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International Tax Review Profile

South Korea Reportedly Plans to Hit Bitcoin Exchanges With Massive Tax Bills https://t.co/eydQFpscbu via @FortuneMagazine

Jan 22 2018 05:46 ·  reply ·  retweet ·  favourite
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RT @KPMG: It's time to change the narrative #thefutureisinclusive #WEFLIVE #WEF18 https://t.co/Ahd93iGQmb

Jan 22 2018 04:26 ·  reply ·  retweet ·  favourite
International Tax Review Profile

We believe this is the first time Parliament has been divided on tax treaty ratification in the UK. A debate on a… https://t.co/toFGoVaZ3E

Jan 22 2018 12:00 ·  reply ·  retweet ·  favourite
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RT @SjoerdDouma: Dutch Supreme Court clarifies meaning of 'managed and controlled' in tax treaty Netherlands-Singapore https://t.co/YMUdfqj

Jan 19 2018 04:42 ·  reply ·  retweet ·  favourite
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RT @OECDtax: Read the public comments received on new #tax rules requiring disclosure of #CRS avoidance arrangements and offshore structure…

Jan 18 2018 04:39 ·  reply ·  retweet ·  favourite
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