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  • Businesses rush to prepare for UAE VAT

    October 13, 2016

    The United Arab Emirates is on target to implement its VAT regime on January 1 2018, but with the final VAT Law yet to be published businesses face a tight deadline to make sure they have the tools to comply with the new system.

  • Businesses to be penalised for unknown involvement in VAT fraud

    October 05, 2016

    Companies will have to take extra care to ensure their transactions have no connection with VAT fraud to avoid new sanctions proposed by the UK government.

  • Taiwan to introduce VAT for online retailers

    September 29, 2016

    Taiwan is to become the latest country to levy VAT on online foreign retailers, following similar OECD-inspired laws introduced by the EU and countries including Japan, Russia, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand.

Compliance Management

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  • Build, buy or outsource: Managing withholding tax reclamation

    October 19, 2016

    Some investors and advisers still believe that the global withholding tax reclamation process is so complex and labour-intensive that it outweighs the advantages, but this is simply not true. Bill Salva, global business development manager at Goal Group looks at the options for reclaiming withholding tax.

  • Nigeria’s insurance industry shoulders unfair tax burden, say advisers

    October 17, 2016

    The insurance industry in Nigeria is fighting to reduce an unfair and overburdening tax liability. Adebayo-Begun Oluwatomisin, senior adviser at KPMG Nigeria highlights the big issues affecting the sector, from what is being done to address these challenges to which countries provide a tax structure that supports it.

  • Ireland’s corporate tax code can only get better, says finance minister

    October 14, 2016

    Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan has promised that the country’s corporate tax system will remain reliable over the coming year, attracting more foreign investment, but some changes will be made.

Tax Disputes

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  • European Commission state aid investigations: A timeline of events

    October 17, 2016

    International Tax Review looks at the European Commission's latest developments and where it all started for some of the biggest investigations on tax rulings between EU member states and MNES.

  • The top US tax controversies in 2016

    October 07, 2016

    There have been a number of significant developments in the area of US tax controversies during 2016. Fenwick & West highlight some of the top US tax cases from this year, including several large § 482 transfer pricing cases that could provide helpful insight for taxpayers who may be facing similar significant transfer pricing adjustments.

  • Brazilian taxpayers challenge the PIS and Cofins levy on financial revenues

    September 28, 2016

    Brazilian taxpayers go to court to challenge the increase of the PIS and Cofins after nearly 10 years of a zero rate being applied on financial revenues.

ITR Magazine

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  • International updates - October 2016

    October 07, 2016

    The latest international updates from our correspondents around the world.

  • Public audit scorecards: Why not?

    October 03, 2016

    With tax authorities being granted more and more company data as transparency measures start to hit, Keith Brockman looks at how companies could scrutinise them.

  • Americas Tax and Transfer Pricing Awards 2016

    October 03, 2016

    McDermott Will & Emery, the winner of the Americas Tax Firm of the Year, has shown the greatest strength in depth on both continents. The firm was honoured at the Americas Tax Awards in New York on September 15 2016. Deloitte were honoured as Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year.

People Moves

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  • HMRC appoints new tax assurance commissioner

    October 13, 2016

    Jim Harra has replaced HM Revenue Custom's executive chair Edward Troup as the tax assurance commissioner following organisational changes within the UK tax authority.

  • Eversheds expands Paris office

    October 12, 2016

    Jacques Mestoudjian has joined Eversheds' tax practice as a partner in the Paris office.

  • Deloitte creates: Deloitte North West Europe

    October 10, 2016

    In a move that will bolster investment for clients, talent and building capacity, Deloitte has combined its member firms in Belgian, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden with its UK and Swiss firm to create Deloitte North West Europe.

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India's #GSTCouncil may agree on a GST rate as it begins a 3-day meeting to decide of tax bands and other issues.

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Singapore has published a new guide today on GST zero-rating on telecommunication and related services.Find it here:

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Video on the key areas for reform in the #US #tax system and the #PresidentialCandidates' tax reform proposals

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