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  • The BEPS project at halfway

    September 16, 2014

    In this exclusive article for International Tax Review, Pascal Saint-Amans and Raffaele Russo of the OECD explain how the first half of the BEPS Project's work starts the task of bringing coherence, substance and transparency to international tax rules around the world.

  • Werner Schuster of Philip Morris: Why in-house is better than private practice

    September 02, 2014

    In an exclusive interview with International Tax Review, Werner Schuster, vice-president – head of tax at Philip Morris International (PMI), outlines the benefits of working in an in-house tax team, points out how technology is only as good as the data you input and explains why PMI does not outsource its tax functions.

  • World Tax Authority: Taking harmonisation to the next level

    August 29, 2014

    Recent attempts at tax harmonisation have struggled to take off. In Europe enhanced cooperation measures are being invoked because of the inability to find consensus. But what fate awaits the notion of a World Tax Authority (WTA)? Would it take tax harmonisation to the next level or, like the Europe-wide language of Esperanto, is this attempt at harmonisation doomed to fail? Matthew Gilleard analyses what has motivated discussion of such a concept and looks at the barriers to implementation.

  • World's leading tax controversy advisers unveiled

    September 05, 2014

    The fourth edition of International Tax Review's Tax Controversy Leaders guide is out now. Find out who the top-rated disputes specialists are in your jurisdiction.

  • Convergence or divergence: New reporting standards in India

    August 29, 2014

    India has announced the adoption of IFRS converged standards for financial reporting and tax accounting standards for the computation of taxable income. Sai Venkateshwaran, partner and head of the accounting advisory services group at KPMG in India analyses the impact and challenges of these announcements.

  • Malaysia: Clock is ticking for GST registration

    August 20, 2014

    With the introduction of the goods and services tax (GST) from April 2015, the Malaysian Customs Department has released its GST handbook to help prepare businesses for the new tax, but time is running out.

  • Environmental fiscal reform: Windows of opportunity

    August 29, 2014

    Constanze Adolf, of Green Budget Europe, looks at environmental fiscal reform (EFR) in a post-crisis context, assessing the prospects for EFR to raise government revenue and promote the polluter-pays principle.

  • Americas Awards nominations released

    August 20, 2014

    The nominations for the Americas Tax Awards, which take place in New York on September 18, have been announced on www.internationaltaxreview.com.

Corporate Tax

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  • Holding Companies Focus 2014 now available

    September 16, 2014

    Leading advisers from Eurofast in Cyprus, Grant Thornton in Ireland, KPMG in Malta and KPMG in Switzerland explain what each of their jurisdictions is doing to strengthen their appeal as holding company locations.

  • The tax market reacts to the BEPS 2014 deliverables: Do you agree?

    September 16, 2014

    The OECD today unveiled its 2014 deliverables at the halfway stage of the multilateral organisation’s ambitious base erosion and profit shifting project, commissioned by the G20, which represents the biggest ever review of international tax rules.

  • New Zealand: Tax reform hinges on election outcome

    September 12, 2014

    If the existing government retains leadership after the general election, no material changes are expected from a tax perspective. But if a Labour-led government wins power, advisers warn of significant tax reforms with major implications for taxpayers.

Indirect Tax

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  • FTT proposal to be finalised by the end of the year

    September 17, 2014

    At last week’s informal ECOFIN meeting in Milan, European finance ministers discussed the future of the EU financial transaction tax (FTT), but are still reluctant to divulge any substantial information about the controversial proposal.

  • Landmark ECJ ruling sees financial institutions’ VAT bill increase

    September 17, 2014

    Banks, insurers and other financial institutions across Europe will see their VAT costs soar into the hundreds of millions, following a decision by the European Court of Justice, which makes services supplied between a financial services group’s headquarters and subsidiaries subject to VAT.

  • The tax market reacts to the BEPS 2014 deliverables: Do you agree?

    September 16, 2014

    The OECD today unveiled its 2014 deliverables at the halfway stage of the multilateral organisation’s ambitious base erosion and profit shifting project, commissioned by the G20, which represents the biggest ever review of international tax rules.

Compliance Management

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Tax Disputes

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  • Landmark ECJ ruling sees financial institutions’ VAT bill increase

    September 17, 2014

    Banks, insurers and other financial institutions across Europe will see their VAT costs soar into the hundreds of millions, following a decision by the European Court of Justice, which makes services supplied between a financial services group’s headquarters and subsidiaries subject to VAT.

  • Court of Appeal rejects UK attempt to re-open FII litigation arguments

    September 16, 2014

    The Court of Appeal in London has decided the UK tax authorities should not be allowed change their defence in the Franked Investment Income Group Litigation on the issue of liability as that aspect of the case has already been finalised.

  • The tax market reacts to the BEPS 2014 deliverables: Do you agree?

    September 16, 2014

    The OECD today unveiled its 2014 deliverables at the halfway stage of the multilateral organisation’s ambitious base erosion and profit shifting project, commissioned by the G20, which represents the biggest ever review of international tax rules.

ITR Magazine

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  • The BEPS project at halfway

    September 16, 2014

    In this exclusive article for International Tax Review, Pascal Saint-Amans and Raffaele Russo of the OECD explain how the first half of the BEPS Project's work starts the task of bringing coherence, substance and transparency to international tax rules around the world.

  • International updates - September 2014

    September 01, 2014

    The latest international updates from our correspondents around the world.

  • Convergence or divergence: New reporting standards in India

    August 29, 2014

    India has announced the adoption of IFRS converged standards for financial reporting and tax accounting standards for the computation of taxable income. Sai Venkateshwaran, partner and head of the accounting advisory services group at KPMG in India analyses the impact and challenges of these announcements.

International Tax Review Profile

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International Correspondents

Which possible outcome of the G20 / OECD BEPS project would carry the biggest fear for your company?