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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 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.

  • 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?

  • 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: Everything asset managers need to know

    February 01, 2016

    Sofia Stavridi, a Queen Mary University of London graduate now working in investment management tax services at a Big 4 firm in the UK, looks at the key BEPS actions impacting the asset management industry.

  • Why international tax treaty networks are an Animal Farm

    February 01, 2016

    Fred Lo, vice president and global head of tax at Yanfeng Global Automotive Interiors, a joint venture between the automotive interiors businesses of Johnson Controls and Shanghai Motors, analyses recent tax treaty trends, focusing on mismatches in treaty terms and why some countries are more equal than others.

  • EC releases anti-tax avoidance directive

    January 29, 2016

    The European Commission (EC) has released a package of measures including a much-anticipated proposal for an anti-tax avoidance directive.

  • 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.

  • Agreement on CbCR signed by 31 countries

    January 28, 2016

    Representatives of 31 countries signed the Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement (MCAA) on the Exchange of Country-by-Country Reports on Wednesday (January 27), the OECD has confirmed.

  • UK introduces domestic VAT reverse charge for telecoms

    January 27, 2016

    UK revenue authority HMRC has announced that it will introduce a domestic VAT reverse charge on wholesale telecommunications markets, in an attempt to crack down on growing fraud in the industry.

  • As it happened: 31 countries gather to sign country-by-country reporting agreement

    January 26, 2016

    Representatives of more than 30 countries will sign the Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement (MCAA) on the Exchange of Country-by-Country Reports on Wednesday (January 27), the OECD has confirmed.

  • US FATCA: The German perspective

    January 13, 2016

    Following six months of discussion with the German banking associations and the investment management industry, the German Ministry of Finance has issued an ordinance on the application of the rules under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) agreed between Germany and the US.

  • UK outlines strategies to improve tax compliance

    December 25, 2015

    The UK government has published new draft legislation for the Finance Bill, aimed at tackling tax avoidance and stopping tax evasion.

  • FATCA – Five steps to compliance

    December 21, 2015

    Now that FATCA is in force and information has been exchanged under its provisions, Allan Wilkinson of Buzzacott refreshes your memory about the steps to compliance

  • The Cunningham column: China gets ready to lead tax world in 2016

    December 15, 2015

    China will be at the forefront of BEPS implementation in 2016, as president of the G20. Ralph Cunningham says it is a big opportunity for a non-OECD member to shape the international tax system.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • India’s TP regime takes steps towards global best practices

    December 15, 2015

    Since the introduction of Indian transfer pricing regulations in April 2001, transfer pricing has become the most important international tax issue for businesses operating in the country, says Vatika Bhatnagar of Airtel India’s global transfer pricing team.

  • 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.

  • India and Korea: New memorandum suspends tax collection during MAP

    December 14, 2015

    India and South Korea have signed a new MoU [memorandum of understanding] tax treaty on December 9 to strengthen the ease of doing business in each country.

  • HMRC proposes stricter tax evasion penalties

    December 14, 2015

    HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has published draft legislation setting out tougher sanctions against companies that fail to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion, but has left out some of the more contentious elements which had previously been mooted.

  • European Tax Awards 2016: Submission period now open

    December 10, 2015

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

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