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Chile Archive

  • July 2018

    Carbon taxation revenue rose by 50% in 2017 – or did it?

    July 12, 2018

    Global revenue from carbon pricing rose by 50% in 2017 compared to 2016, says a new report from the World Bank. While companies can expect green taxes to keep rising, this statistic doesn’t quite tell the whole story.

  • Chilean IRS continues developing cross-border merger position

    July 12, 2018

    In recent years, the number of enquiries received by the Chilean tax authority regarding the impact in Chile from international and cross-border reorganisations has grown exponentially, write Santiago López and Stephanie Chacra of PwC Chile. Indeed, in past international updates we have reported how the Chilean IRS has been formulating uniform criteria for this purpose.

  • Chile: New regulations on the common reporting standard

    July 12, 2018

  • Mexico ratifies Framework Agreement of the Pacific Alliance

    July 09, 2018

    The agreement, approved by Mexico, will harmonise the applicable tax treatment on certain interest income and capital gains to avoid double taxation across Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru.

  • June 2018

    Euromoney LMG Americas Women in Business Law Awards 2018: winners announced

    June 08, 2018

    The best women lawyers in the Americas gathered at the JW Marriott Essex House hotel in New York last night to celebrate the achievements of women across firms, practice areas and jurisdictions.

  • WTS Global and LATAXNET sign cooperation agreement

    June 06, 2018

    WTS Global and LATAXNET have entered into an exclusive cooperation agreement.

  • May 2018

    Chilean IRS interpretation of Article 12 of Chilean double tax treaties

    May 29, 2018

    Over the years, the Chilean IRS has issued a number of rulings on how to apply Article 12 (royalties) of double tax agreements (DTAs). These have been particularly in regard to the taxation over payments made from Chile to overseas countries for distribution rights, and their characterisation as intangible property.

  • April 2018

    Plenty on planners’ plates: Tax Planning Survey 2018

    April 30, 2018

    The US Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and other countries’ responses to it, the BEPS project, various exchange of information agreements, incoming tax treaty changes and national elections are just a few of the obstacles ensuring that tax professionals have plenty of planning on their plates in 2018.

  • Digital issues and EU VAT reform take centre stage at ITR’s Indirect Tax Forum

    April 30, 2018

    The OECD’s David O’Sullivan opened ITR’s Indirect Tax Forum by talking about the role which web companies can play in collecting VAT and GST. Subscribers and delegates can download his presentation – and those of other speakers, including the EU’s Maria Teresea Fábregas – here.

  • Chile: Cryptocurrencies in Chile

    April 30, 2018

  • Americas Tax Awards 2018: Enter now

    April 27, 2018

    The submissions period for this year’s Americas Tax Awards is open. Private-practice firms, in-house companies and individual tax professionals can win.

  • Blockchain – $62 billion VAT fraud buster or just another tech bubble?

    April 05, 2018

    Should we ignore the bitcoin speculative bubble and hacking scare stories as the fireflies before the technological storm? Could blockchain solve the EU’s €50 billion ($62 billion) VAT fraud menace, and revolutionise tax reporting?

  • March 2018

    ITR Women in Tax Forum: Celebrating excellence

    March 21, 2018

    International Tax Review hosted its first Women in Tax Forum in New York on March 1. The event kick-started a month of celebrating the brilliant female minds in the sector, their take on some of the hottest tax matters, and insight into their leadership skills and how to be the best.

  • Embracing tax technology: The full perspective

    March 21, 2018

    Geoff Peck, executive officer and chief taxologist at PawPaw Taxology, dives deeper into how tax leaders can approach tax technology with better clarity and assurance than they do today.

  • Chilean withholding tax of 35% on outbound payments for video games

    March 21, 2018

    Bearing in mind that nowadays more than half of the population of the US plays video games and that live gaming events have been watched more than the NBA finals, the importance of the video game industry and its impact on the market has increased substantially during recent years.

  • Nominate the best tax controversy, indirect and female tax advisers for ITR's leaders guides

    March 19, 2018

    ITR's research team has begun work on the Tax Controversy Leaders guide, Indirect Tax Leaders guide and Women in Tax Leaders guide. This is your chance to nominate the individuals who offer the best tax advice.

  • February 2018

    Tax talent: The world's best transactional firms 2018

    February 27, 2018

    Despite global M&A volume exceeding $3 trillion for the fourth consecutive year, there can be no doubt that uncertainty has affected the transactional market during the past year, and will continue to do so in 2018, but this isn’t to say that all of its effects will be negative.

  • Could lower tax demands be the answer to cutting disputes?

    February 27, 2018

    Litigation between taxpayers and authorities is growing worldwide, but a successful outcome is never easy for any party involved in a conflict. Anjana Haines investigates why tax disputes are rising and how to potentially ease the burden.

  • January 2018

    Towards taxation of robots or their use?

    January 30, 2018

    The development of artificial intelligence (AI) and, in particular, of robots is an issue of global significance. Xavier Oberson, professor at the University of Geneva and a specialist in this area examines the societal change towards the use of robots and how to tax them.

  • Chile: New concept of permanent establishment

    January 30, 2018

    The Chilean IRS issued Circular Letter No 57 on December 7 2017 regarding the concept of permanent establishment (PE) for purposes of obtaining a Chilean identification number when non-resident, non-domiciled individuals or legal entities initiate business activities in Chile.

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