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  • European Commission unveils VAT rules for e-commerce businesses

    December 01, 2016

    It may become easier for e-commerce businesses to sell their goods and services online if the European Commission’s latest proposals are enacted.

  • Free global transfer pricing webinar on the practical strategies for managing BEPS Action 13

    November 23, 2016

    Join a panel of transfer pricing experts on December 8, as they share invaluable insights and takeaways on how to manage the challenges arising from BEPS Action 13.

  • Autumn Statement: UK to continue with tax commitments

    November 23, 2016

    UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond intends to make the UK “match-fit” for a post-Brexit Britain, which includes continuing with previously announced tax measures, boostingg innovation and infrastructure, and abolishing the system of two budget events each year.

  • UK Autumn Statement preview: A fiscal reset or just a tune-up?

    November 21, 2016

    As UK Prime Minister Theresa May announces a major boost to businesses with a review of research and development incentives to ensure the UK can compete globally, we look at what Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond may announce in the Autumn Statement.

  • Switzerland terminates withholding tax agreements with Austria and UK

    November 14, 2016

    The withholding tax (WHT) agreement held by Switzerland with Austria and the UK will be terminated on January 1 2017, the Swiss authorities have announced.

  • South Korea to introduce CbCR and extend reliefs for foreign workers

    November 07, 2016

    South Korea’s Ministry of Strategy and Finance has proposed tax law amendments that will be effective from January 1 2017 once the National Assembly has approved them.

  • Australia to amend non-resident withholding tax regime

    November 03, 2016

    Non-resident taxpayers could be subject to a revised withholding tax regime on all their Australian-sourced income under proposals unveiled by the Treasury.

  • World Tax guide to the best tax advisers launched

    November 03, 2016

    World Tax 2017, International Tax Review's guide to the leading tax advisory practices around the world, including law and accountancy firms, is live and free to view now.

  • HMRC chasing UK’s richest taxpayers

    November 01, 2016

    The UK’s tax authority, HMRC, is investigating the revenue risks posed by more than 6,000 of the richest taxpayers who use legal loopholes and efficient tax planning to reduce their tax liability.

  • Jurisdictions join global fight against tax evasion and avoidance

    October 28, 2016

    Panama has finally united with other countries to combat cross-border tax evasion and boost transparency through its latest commitment.

  • South Africa to hike taxes over next two years

    October 27, 2016

    South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said the government will raise $3.1 billion in revenues through tax measures between now and the next two financial years, with several changes that will have a significant impact on domestic and foreign businesses operating in the country.

  • Investors and BEPS: A precarious balance

    October 26, 2016

    The OECD BEPS Actions will result in a higher effective tax rate (ETR) and cash tax liability for most multinationals, whereas investors will continue to strive for lower ETRs and cash tax liabilities in the companies they consider for investment. Keith Brockman looks at where the balance should be in this equation, and who should be the master negotiator.

  • E-commerce: The global shift in taxation

    October 26, 2016

    Distance-selling regimes that impose a sales tax on digital goods and services are spreading across the globe. Joe Stanley-Smith looks at how these changes are being shepherded by the OECD.

  • Q&A: Brazil’s troubled retail sector

    October 26, 2016

    Brazil’s retail sector is shrinking, but governments want more revenue, so where does that leave businesses? The tax chief at international fashion retail company C&A talks to Amelia Schwanke about the changes taking place in the notoriously complicated tax jurisdiction.

  • Build, buy or outsource: Withholding tax reclamation

    October 26, 2016

    Some investors and advisers still believe that the global withholding tax reclamation process is so complex and labour-intensive that it outweighs the advantages, but this is simply not true. Bill Salva, global business development manager at Goal Group looks at the options for reclaiming withholding tax.

  • Nigeria’s insurance industry: An unfair tax burden

    October 26, 2016

    The insurance industry in Nigeria is fighting to reduce an unfair and overburdening tax liability. Adebayo-Begun Oluwatomisin, senior adviser at KPMG Nigeria highlights the big issues affecting the sector, from what is being done to address these challenges, to which other countries provide good structures that support their businesses.

  • Video: The tax function of tomorrow

    October 25, 2016

    Utilising technology has become a vital aspect of any businesses tax function, but without international standardised regulations corporations face uncertainty.

  • Ireland’s 2016 Finance Bill: Impact on real estate transactions

    October 24, 2016

    Ireland’s ongoing process of budget reform has ensured the timely publishing of the Finance Bill 2016 (the bill), which includes noteworthy tax developments for international investors in real estate transactions.

  • Build, buy or outsource: Managing withholding tax reclamation

    October 19, 2016

    Some investors and advisers still believe that the global withholding tax reclamation process is so complex and labour-intensive that it outweighs the advantages, but this is simply not true. Bill Salva, global business development manager at Goal Group looks at the options for reclaiming withholding tax.

  • Nigeria’s insurance industry shoulders unfair tax burden, say advisers

    October 17, 2016

    The insurance industry in Nigeria is fighting to reduce an unfair and overburdening tax liability. Adebayo-Begun Oluwatomisin, senior adviser at KPMG Nigeria highlights the big issues affecting the sector, from what is being done to address these challenges to which countries provide a tax structure that supports it.

  • Ireland’s corporate tax code can only get better, says finance minister

    October 14, 2016

    Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan has promised that the country’s corporate tax system will remain reliable over the coming year, attracting more foreign investment, but some changes will be made.

  • Businesses rush to prepare for UAE VAT

    October 13, 2016

    The United Arab Emirates is on target to implement its VAT regime on January 1 2018, but with the final VAT Law yet to be published businesses face a tight deadline to make sure they have the tools to comply with the new system.

  • Taxpayers offered opportunity to correct South Africa tax affairs

    October 10, 2016

    South Africa has opened its special voluntary disclosure programme (SVDP), but the details of the scheme have changed since the draft legislation was first published.

  • Businesses to be penalised for unknown involvement in VAT fraud

    October 05, 2016

    Companies will have to take extra care to ensure their transactions have no connection with VAT fraud to avoid new sanctions proposed by the UK government.

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International Tax Review Profile

China will waive capital gains tax for foreign investors trading through the Shenzhen-Hong Kong exchange link: https://t.co/i3KX87Y0oB

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Switzerland & New Zealand have today signed a joint declaration to introduce the AEOI.Data will be collected from 2018 & exchanged from 2019

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International Tax Review Profile

UK Public Accounts Committee has said the UK should take the lead on public CbCR and push for an international agreement on its introduction

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International Tax Review Profile

Australia is enhancing the wine equalisation tax rebate to support the the grape growing, winemaking and the associated tourism sector

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EU companies will benefit from EC's new measures to improve #VAT for e-commerce businesses https://t.co/ysKZ08OTZI

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