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  • The Global Tax 50 2015: The leaders creating an impact around the world

    February 01, 2016

    Now in its fifth year, International Tax Review’s Global Tax 50 provides a rundown of the who’s who of the tax world. One way or another, these individuals and organisations have had an impact or influence on taxation that will be felt beyond the 12 month period covered by this list. Matthew Gilleard introduces the Global Tax 50 2015

  • BEPS Special

    December 15, 2015

    Matthew Gilleard introduces this exclusive, comprehensive insight into the work of the OECD in the area of countering tax base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS). Within these covers you will find out about the key messages delivered under each of the OECD’s 15 Actions, direct from the individuals responsible for putting each aspect of the project together.

  • European Tax Awards 2016: Submission period now open

    December 10, 2015

    Companies and firms can now enter for the European Tax Awards 2016.

  • Intercompany charges below EBIT: A double-edged sword

    December 15, 2015

    Luis Abrantes, tax director and head of transfer pricing at Carlsberg Group, draws on practical experiences to unpick the intricacies of intercompany charges.

  • 2016 Look-Ahead: BEPS implementation to dominate international tax landscape

    December 15, 2015

    With the final deadlines for the OECD’s BEPS Project falling at the end of this year, 2016 was always going to be a year dominated by questions about implementation. While BEPS-related activity is not the only issue on the horizon, that alone will ensure multinationals are kept busy over the next 12 months. Joe Stanley-Smith and Matthew Gilleard look through the peephole to analyse taxpayer hopes, fears and expectations for the year ahead.

  • Mind your own business: The importance of knowing what we really do

    October 29, 2015

    Steven Ouwerkerk, global head of tax at APM Terminals, argues that to deal with the corporate challenges of operating in an increasingly borderless world, multinationals must learn to operate in a department-less manner, sharing experiences across functions and understanding issues from a variety of perspectives. He also brings a new meaning to the phrase ‘mind your own business’.

  • The Brockman brief: BEPS implementation: A holiday wish

    December 15, 2015

    Drafters of the new base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) actions and precision watchmakers share a common wish; that their immeasurable efforts devoted to refining and juxtaposing complex parts result in an instrument that is respected and trusted around the world.

  • The CRS and its impact on the financial services industry

    October 27, 2015

    The combatting of cross-border tax evasion is a priority for governments and the automatic exchange of taxpayer information between countries is now seen as fundamental to addressing it. It is out of this objective that the Common Reporting Standard (CRS), which facilitates the automatic exchange of information (AEoI) at a global level, has evolved. Mariano Giralt, Chris Mitchell and Bronwen Noble of BNY Mellon assess the impact of these initiatives on the financial services industry.

  • The Asia Tax Awards are back: Enter now for 2016

    January 29, 2016

    The revived Asia Tax Awards will feature categories for companies, firms and individuals.

  • Indian tax clarity key to attracting investment

    October 27, 2015

    Vitthal Dehadray of Franklin Templeton Asset Management and Rajeshree Sabnavis of BMR & Associates look at the emerging direct tax debates impacting the asset management industry in India.

  • Tax Accounting Leaders Guide 2016 – nominations now open

    February 02, 2016

    Who are the leading tax accounting and compliance advisers around the world? Make your nominations now.

Corporate Tax

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  • Brockman takes up new position at TEI

    February 05, 2016

    Keith Brockman, global tax director at Mars Chocolate UK and regular ITR columnist, has been appointed vice chairman of the direct tax committee at the Tax Executives Institute (TEI).

  • Russian deal advances Hong Kong’s DTA agreements

    February 01, 2016

    Hong Kong’s newly signed double tax agreement (DTA) with Russia has supported the territory’s ongoing efforts to expand its international tax treaty network with jurisdictions along ‘the belt and road’.

  • Committee suggests improvements to New Delhi Income Tax Act

    February 01, 2016

    India's Income Tax Simplification Committee (ITSC) has recommended amending income tax laws, specifically the Income Tax Act (ITA), to make it easier to do business in the country.

Indirect Tax

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Compliance Management

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  • Trinidad and Tobago implements new VAT regime

    February 03, 2016

    On February 1, the Trinidad and Tobago Government enforced a new VAT regime involving a reduction to the standard rate and a broadening of the range of items that are subject to VAT.

  • UK adds EU VAT simplification

    February 03, 2016

    UK revenue authority HMRC has moved to simplify VAT compliance rules for microbusinesses selling business-to-consumer (B2C) e-services cross-border.

  • Czech Republic changes VAT requirements

    February 03, 2016

    The Czech Republic has implemented a new VAT reporting standard that requires taxpayers to provide additional details in the ledger statement.

Tax Disputes

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ITR Magazine

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  • International updates - February 2016

    February 05, 2016

    The latest international updates from our correspondents around the world.

  • The Cunningham column: Asian Budgets to focus on national over international tax

    February 01, 2016

    The Budget season is about to start in Asia. Ralph Cunningham believes finance ministers are likely to prioritise local or regional concerns rather than get involved in any deep discussions about base erosion and profit shifting.

  • The Brockman brief: Audit and risk transparency: Why it matters

    February 01, 2016

    ‘Transparency’ is the latest term of art that has emerged from the OECD’s Action Plan with respect to its base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) initiatives. But the obvious question that has consciously been ignored in the public domain is: where are the matching transparencies regarding determination of tax risks and identification of substantive issues by tax authorities upon commencement and conduct of an audit?

People Moves

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International Tax Review Profile

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RT @OxfamEU: #GlobalTax50 recognises importance of growing demand for #taxjustice!! https://t.co/nPhNfDUsAN @IntlTaxReview @Winnie_Byanyima…

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RT @_WayneLaw: Elise Bean of Levin Center named to #GlobalTax50 https://t.co/vZ9s8jTOvH @elisejosanbean @IntlTaxReview https://t.co/q1Va24f

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EU proposals will force multinationals to disclose tax arrangements https://t.co/tfbO9fXPY1 #globaltax50 members mentioned here

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