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  • Switzerland signs DTA with Kosovo

    May 26, 2017

    Switzerland and Kosovo signed a double taxation agreement (DTA), covering taxes on income and capital.

  • Winners and losers of Russia’s planned VAT hike

    May 25, 2017

    Russia intends to increase its VAT rate in 2019 to help fund business tax cuts elsewhere and stimulate competition, but not all companies will benefit.

  • UK parties split over taxes

    May 24, 2017

    As the UK election approaches, the Conservatives, the Labour Party and the Liberal Democrats have presented their respective proposals on tax policy.

  • EU finance ministers agree on MAP for double taxation disputes

    May 23, 2017

    Businesses operating in the EU could see their litigation and compliance costs fall considerably after the EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) agreed on a new system for resolving double taxation disputes within the 27-member bloc.

  • Enter now for the Americas Tax Awards 2017

    May 22, 2017

    Private-practice, in-house and individual awards are up for grabs at this year's Americas Tax Awards.

  • European Tax Awards 2017: Winners announced

    May 18, 2017

    Over 30 different firms and individuals won recognition for their unique achievements at this year’s European Tax Awards 2017 held at The Savoy, London.

  • India ready to sign Multilateral Convention to tackle BEPS

    May 18, 2017

    India’s Union Cabinet has approved the signing of the Multilateral Convention (MLI) to implement tax treaty related measures that aim to prevent base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) in the country.

  • Singapore proposes GST changes to boost compliance

    May 17, 2017

    Singapore’s Ministry of Finance has released the draft GST (Amendment) Bill 2017, seeking comments on six proposed changes that aim to ease business compliance, clarify existing legislation and improve tax administration.

  • Lebanon commits to OECD’s greater tax transparency initiatives

    May 17, 2017

    Lebanon has become the 111th jurisdiction to join the Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters (the convention) to enhance tax transparency and begin exchanging tax data with partner countries from 2018.

  • Corporate tax compliance burdens are rising despite lower tax rates and more incentives

    May 17, 2017

    Governments worldwide are seeking alternative means to attract businesses as global tax reforms and weak economic growth drive tax rates down, but the tax changes are anything but positive for businesses.

  • Last chance to submit for World Tax and Transfer Pricing 2018

    May 15, 2017

    The submission period for World Tax and World Transfer Pricing 2018 has ended. Firms interested in making submissions should contact their country's researcher immediately if they have missed the deadline.

  • Australia gets even tougher on tackling MNE tax avoidance

    May 09, 2017

    Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison says the government will continue its crackdown on multinationals not paying their ‘fair share’ of tax and announced more targeted measures in his 2017-18 budget speech. He also announced a major levy that will hit the country’s biggest banks.

  • Asia Tax Awards 2017 winners announced

    May 04, 2017

    Twenty eight different firms, individuals and companies shared the prizes at the Asia Tax Awards in Singapore.

  • The catalogue of avoidance

    May 04, 2017

    Chile’s tax reform, within its latest and more important updates, incorporated a general anti-avoidance regulation through which it established that the tax obligations can be enforced according to the legal nature of the facts, acts, or business, without attending to their form, denomination or to the defects that could affect them.

  • Macron calms Frexit fears

    May 03, 2017

    Both of the candidates in France’s upcoming election are talking about tax cuts – but while Emmanuel Macron would slash France’s corporate tax rate, his opponent, Marine Le Pen, would cut the rate for smaller businesses, and increase taxation of companies which hire foreign workers.

  • Brazilian rules on country-by-country reporting

    May 02, 2017

    In line with the commitments agreed by Brazil under the BEPS Project, the Brazilian Federal Revenue Service introduced a new statutory requirement for certain Brazilian-based entities, which are part of multinational enterprise (MNE) groups to submit an annual country-by-country (CbC) report, containing information regarding their profits, taxes and other indicators of economic activities.

  • UK losing billions from leaky online VAT laws

    April 27, 2017

    The UK is losing between £1 billion and £1.5 billion ($1.3-1.9 billion) to online VAT fraud and errors per year, a new report has said. The report comes just days after the EU said it could fine the UK €2 billion for failing to charge customs duties on the import of Chinese goods.

  • Trump’s tax plan leaves many questions unanswered

    April 27, 2017

    Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin and other members of his team unveiled a broad set of goals and “core principles” for US tax reform, but skirted around several questions that would have provided more detail and clarity.

  • Corporates seek stability as uncertainty grows in Asia-Pacific’s tax landscape

    April 26, 2017

    Companies want tax regimes across the Asia-Pacific region to be more consistent and predictable, but believe they are becoming increasingly complicated in countries such as India and China, according to a recent survey.

  • CbCR nears: Reputational risk perceptions

    April 26, 2017

    Country-by-country reporting (CbCR) deadlines are approaching and MNEs are carefully preparing the information and diligence behind the numbers. CbCR brings us to the next phase and Keith Brockman asks how reputational risk will be questioned by the public (if disclosed) and defended or ignored by MNEs and tax administrations.

  • Planning it safe: Less risk and more substance

    April 26, 2017

    Tax planning is adapting to reflect a more transparent and technological world, bringing with it a change in attitudes and new challenges for taxpayers. The decisions made now should not be underestimated as they could have unexpected consequences later.

  • Amazon and its lessons for transfer pricing professionals

    April 26, 2017

    In light of the US Tax Court’s decision in Amazon v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, many important predictions have been made about the impact this case will have on future transfer pricing litigation. However, it is important to look at the valuable lessons that should be learned by practitioners, corporations, attorneys, and tax authorities when documenting intercompany transactions, specifically intangibles. John Wiora, director of operations at ktMINE, investigates.

  • CRS allows taxpayers to avoid detection as loopholes remain

    April 26, 2017

    Financial institutions are busy filing their first reports to tax authorities to comply with the common reporting standard (CRS), but loopholes in the global measure mean some taxpayers can remain undetected. Amelia Schwanke highlights the gaps appearing and the jurisdictions enabling them.

  • Proposed new tax regime targets real estate in Sweden

    April 26, 2017

    Sweden plans to introduce new rules on the taxation of commercial real estate that may complicate tax credits for foreign taxpayers and potentially result in double taxation. Richard Hedin Thyr, tax partner, and Hussein Abdali, tax adviser, at Skeppsbron Skatt, Taxand Sweden, analyse what these proposals could mean.

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