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  • Global oil price plunge shakes up the way governments do taxes

    March 25, 2015

    If political instability, leadership changes, and tightened tax laws weren’t strenuous enough, plummeting oil prices in the latter half of 2014 left many governments and corporations exasperated, questioning how low prices could conceivably go. Meredith McBride analyses how authorities around the world have responded with sectoral tax changes.

  • Pascale Colin: Defining challenges for today's group tax manager

    March 25, 2015

    Matthew Gilleard talks with Pascale Colin, group tax manager at EFG Bank, about the role of the tax director, her journey in getting there, and operating successfully in a rapidly-evolving Swiss, European and global tax environment

  • India Budget 2015 - special report

    March 04, 2015

    The first full Budget from Narendra Modi's Indian government was keenly awaited by corporates, partly because of the pro-business sentiment presented by Modi and his finance minister, Arun Jaitley, since taking office. The two did not disappoint, bringing clarity to taxpayers and foreign investors on a number of fronts. ITR's special report takes you through the hopes and fears of taxpayers in the build-up to Jaitley's Budget speech, and analyses the corporate tax measures announced on the day. We also bring you our exclusive interview with Finance Minister Jaitley from December 2014.

  • Switzerland Focus 2015 now available

    March 12, 2015

    Leading advisers update you on the latest developments in Switzerland.

  • M&A Focus 2015 now available

    March 24, 2015

    Leading advisers update you on the latest M&A tax developments.

  • Mariano Giralt: Global custodian and acronym-buster

    January 27, 2015

    The landscape of international taxation is changing. The OECD’s BEPS project is likely to rewrite the rules governing international taxation in a way that has not been seen since the League of Nations shaped existing rules in the 1920s. A key component of this is taxation of the financial sector. Various sector-specific tax laws have been proposed. This is providing those in the sector with plenty to think about. One such figure is Mariano Giralt, Managing Director, Tax Services, at BNY Mellon. He talks to Matthew Gilleard about some of the key tax developments impacting financial services.

  • Relief for taxpayers as Indian authorities instructed to follow Vodafone ruling in similar cases

    February 02, 2015

    The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has told Indian authorities to follow the principles outlined in the Vodafone case, in a move which will bring some certainty to the sub-continent.

  • Irish Revenue official: Bringing MOSS to life

    March 25, 2015

    The new EU legislation changing the place of supply of business-to-consumer (B2C) electronic services, telecommunications and broadcasting to the country of the consumer has been the VAT story of the year. Joe Stanley-Smith speaks to Dermot Donegan, head of VAT policy at the Irish tax authority (Revenue), about how the plans were finalised during the Irish presidency of the EU Council, his thoughts around their implementation and the possibility of expanding the mini one-stop shop (MOSS) to cover goods and other services.

  • European Commission unveils tax transparency measures and makes automatic exchange of information central to combating evasion

    March 19, 2015

    The European Commission is promoting its Tax Transparency Package, published yesterday (March 18), as a tool for “healthier” tax competition as well as for helping member states identify abusive tax practices.

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  • Exclusive: Director talks changes to how Indonesia collects tax

    April 01, 2015

    Wahyu Tumakaka, director of business transformation at Indonesia’s Directorate General of Taxation (DGT), shares his department’s plans for conquering tax evasion: ramping up audits, building capacity at the department, and incentivising businesses to encourage investment in Indonesia.

  • Australia eyes taxation overhaul in tax reform discussion paper

    March 31, 2015

    On March 30, Australia’s treasurer Joe Hockey announced a tax reform discussion paper titled Re:think, in prelude to a white paper expected late this year. Advisers say that reform of corporate and personal income tax hinges on changes to the rate and base of GST – an option that remains politically unpopular.

  • European Tax Awards 2015 - the shortlists are out

    March 30, 2015

    The nominees have been revealed for International Tax Review's European Tax Awards 2015.

Indirect Tax

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  • GST starts today in Malaysia: noticeable gaps remain

    April 01, 2015

    Malaysia today starts levying goods and services tax (GST) at 6%, replacing sales and services tax. Advisers report grey areas, especially in the healthcare and financial sectors, though say that Malaysia's Revenue and Customs Department (RMCD) has been acting to provide clarity by filling in the gaps.

  • Australia eyes taxation overhaul in tax reform discussion paper

    March 31, 2015

    On March 30, Australia’s treasurer Joe Hockey announced a tax reform discussion paper titled Re:think, in prelude to a white paper expected late this year. Advisers say that reform of corporate and personal income tax hinges on changes to the rate and base of GST – an option that remains politically unpopular.

  • European Tax Awards 2015 - the shortlists are out

    March 30, 2015

    The nominees have been revealed for International Tax Review's European Tax Awards 2015.

Compliance Management

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  • Exclusive: Director talks changes to how Indonesia collects tax

    April 01, 2015

    Wahyu Tumakaka, director of business transformation at Indonesia’s Directorate General of Taxation (DGT), shares his department’s plans for conquering tax evasion: ramping up audits, building capacity at the department, and incentivising businesses to encourage investment in Indonesia.

  • European Tax Awards 2015 - the shortlists are out

    March 30, 2015

    The nominees have been revealed for International Tax Review's European Tax Awards 2015.

  • Jaitley introduces Bill to levy 90% tax on funds hidden abroad

    March 30, 2015

    Making good on his promise that the government would crack down on so-called black money, India’s finance minister Arun Jaitley has introduced a Bill in the lower house of parliament (Lok Sabha) which would penalise Indian tax evaders with a whopping 90% penalty and possible jail time if convicted of non-disclosure of undeclared assets held outside the country.

Tax Disputes

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ITR Magazine

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People Moves

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