Copying and distributing are prohibited without permission of the publisher

Top Stories

  • 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

More Corporate Tax
  • Big 4 and law firms share the spotlight at Americas Tax Awards 2014

    September 19, 2014

    The big winners at this year's Americas Tax Awards were EY, which won the Latin America Tax Firm of the Year and Shearman & Sterling, the winner of the equivalent award for North America.

  • OECD addresses aggressive international tax strategies: What do the measures mean for your business?

    September 19, 2014

    This week, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) released its first recommendations for combating international tax avoidance. The announcements, which form part of the multilateral organisation’s Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) initiative, mark a major change to the global tax and transfer pricing landscape and will have an impact on multinational enterprises worldwide.

  • Scottish independence: UK tax professionals breathe sigh of relief at “No” vote

    September 19, 2014

    Scotland yesterday voted to remain part of the UK, with 2,001,926 “No” votes versus 1,617,989 “Yes” votes in response to the question “Should Scotland be an independent country?” The rejection of independence is being celebrated by the UK tax community, as a “Yes” vote would have caused considerable turmoil for taxpayers, advisers and authorities on both sides of the border.

Indirect Tax

More Indirect Tax
  • Big 4 and law firms share the spotlight at Americas Tax Awards 2014

    September 19, 2014

    The big winners at this year's Americas Tax Awards were EY, which won the Latin America Tax Firm of the Year and Shearman & Sterling, the winner of the equivalent award for North America.

  • 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.

Compliance Management

More Compliance Management

Tax Disputes

More Tax Disputes

ITR Magazine

More ITR Magazine
  • 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

Big 4 and law firms share the spotlight at #americastaxawards2014 http://t.co/6kknvRqAQc @BlakesLaw @DentonsUS @DeloitteUS

Sep 19 2014 07:31 ·  reply ·  retweet ·  favourite
International Tax Review Profile

"@bakerbotts: Baker Botts Wins Big at the @IntlTaxReview Americas Tax Awards 2014 in New York City http://t.co/iXYLlekGLc" Well deserved

Sep 19 2014 07:08 ·  reply ·  retweet ·  favourite
International Tax Review Profile

RT @bakerbotts: Baker Botts Wins Big at the @IntlTaxReview Americas Tax Awards 2014 in New York City http://t.co/0UeOzFQ9JB

Sep 19 2014 04:11 ·  reply ·  retweet ·  favourite
International Tax Review Profile

RT @BlakesLaw: Congratulations to our Tax group on receiving three awards at the @IntlTaxReview Tax Awards last night in New York. http://t…

Sep 19 2014 04:09 ·  reply ·  retweet ·  favourite
International Tax Review Profile

RT @TPWeek: #OECD's #BEPS project = end of #taxinversions? #funfriday #transferpricing #tax @FT @OECD http://t.co/S927W6ne2n

Sep 19 2014 03:29 ·  reply ·  retweet ·  favourite
International Correspondents

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