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  • The European Tax Awards 2016 – the winners

    May 26, 2016

    Baker & McKenzie has won the award for European Tax Firm of the Year at International Tax Review’s European Tax Awards in London.

  • Asia Tax Awards 2016

    May 26, 2016

    The official with ultimate responsibility for the introduction of goods and services tax (GST) in Malaysia won the award for Asia Tax Commissioner of the Year at International Tax Review’s Asia Tax Awards in Singapore on May 5.

  • Tax haven or …Tax hell?

    May 26, 2016

    The release of the Panama Papers intensified pressure on David Cameron in the lead-up to a major anti-corruption conference in London. In anticipation of the conference, Oxfam released a letter – signed by more than 300 economists – hoping to put pressure on the UK Prime Minister to start the process of eradicating tax havens. Here, we publish Oxfam’s letter in full, as well as an opposing view from leading academic and former tax adviser Richard Teather.

  • Dutch ruling could open fiscal unity to non-EU parents

    May 26, 2016

    Heico Reinoud and Kuba Grabarz examine how a recent Court of Appeal judgment affects the way multinational companies can use advantageous Dutch fiscal unity rules.

  • Allen & Overy gains new compliance partner

    May 25, 2016

    Daniela Trötscher will join Allen & Overy's tax practice, in its Frankfurt office, as a partner from June 1.

  • Private equity funds in Mexico: application of treaty benefits and concerns arising from BEPS Action 6

    May 20, 2016

    Alfredo Sánchez Torrado and Eduardo García Ruiz examine the way in which investments are currently structured in Mexico via private equity funds, the application of treaty benefits by them, as well as how BEPS Action 6 may affect such application.

  • Panama and others commit to share account information

    May 11, 2016

    Five countries including Panama have committed to exchanging financial account information, the OECD and Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information announced today.

  • PE changes increase risk of tax exposure in jurisdictions where a company has no legal entity

    May 04, 2016

    Multinational enterprises (MNEs) are facing new challenges arising from OECD’s developments regarding the determination of a taxable presence in a foreign country where the company operates without a legal entity.

  • Taxing concerns over Brexit: VAT perspective

    April 28, 2016

    With the referendum looming, UK voters are now under pressure to decide whether to remain in the European Union (EU) or leave.

  • Unpicking Belgium’s new voluntary disclosure legislation

    April 27, 2016

    Gertjan Verachtert, attorney at Sansen International Tax Lawyers and member of AIJA, analyses Belgium’s new voluntary disclosure legislation in light of recent developments in information exchange, including the ‘Panama Papers’ leak.

  • Turkey introduces ‘electronic place of business’ concept

    April 25, 2016

    Turkey, as one of the founding members of the OECD and partner of the G20, is in full swing with the adoption of BEPS Project recommendations.

  • EC to force companies to publish offshore data post-Panama

    April 13, 2016

    The European Commission (EC), emboldened by the public outcry at the Panama Papers leak, is refusing to back down on its plans for public country-by-country reporting (CbCR).

  • BEPS: The impact survey

    April 11, 2016

    In May 2015, TP Week surveyed in-house tax professionals and found that 54% of them had been proactively taking steps to prepare for BEPS implementation.

  • Research for World Tax and World Transfer Pricing 2017 has begun

    April 08, 2016

    Everything you need to know about submitting for International Tax Review's World Tax and World Transfer Pricing directories.

  • What taxpayers want from Luxembourg tax reform

    April 08, 2016

    In considering the strategies that Luxembourg should adopt for its tax reform in 2017 and beyond, the following quotation is pertinent: “Things should get accomplished as simply as possible, but not in a simplistic manner… simplicity is the ultimate sophistication…”

  • Philippines updates treaties with France and Germany

    April 06, 2016

    The tax authorities in the Philippines recently issued circulars to clarify and update the country’s tax treaties with France and Germany.

  • HMRC publishes guidance on planning disclosures; compliance burden set to rise

    April 01, 2016

    HMRC, the UK revenue authority, has published a guidance document on the new legal requirements for UK companies to annually publish their tax planning information online.

  • The Brockman brief: The (post-BEPS) tax function of tomorrow

    March 30, 2016

    The evolution of international taxation, driven by the OECD’s BEPS Actions, is eliciting new ways of thinking about the effective management of an internal tax function.

  • Q&A: Rosen Group: Talking tax in turbulent times for the oil sector

    March 30, 2016

    Carolina Graterol, global head of tax and transfer pricing at Rosen Group, based in Switzerland, talks to ITR’s Matthew Gilleard about boardroom expectations and the evolving role of tax across the company’s other functions, outlining how she is coping with continued oil price volatility and explaining why sleepless nights are (hopefully) a thing of the past.

  • Brexit: What would it really mean for tax?

    March 30, 2016

    Tim Sarson, a tax partner at KPMG in the UK, explains why tax professionals should probably ignore much of the noise around ‘Brexit’, at least for the time being. This clears the path for companies to focus on the changes that really matter.

  • Treaty shopping and BEPS Action 6: An Indian perspective

    March 30, 2016

    On October 5 2015, the OECD released its final reports under the base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) project, which were presented to the G20 finance ministers on October 8 2015. BEPS Action 6 identifies tax treaty abuse and, in particular, treaty shopping, as one of the most significant sources of BEPS concerns. Pritin Kumar, Vishal Palwe and Heta Jhaveri of Deloitte provide an update on action to counter treaty abuse, from an Indian perspective.

  • FATCA and CRS: The end of an era

    March 30, 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, provides a refresher on FATCA and CRS, tracking the latest trends in global exchange of information, exploring the latest tax authority tools in this area and identifying what taxpayers can do.

  • State aid and tax – consequences for information sharing

    March 18, 2016

    Some measures in the UK’s 2016 Budget deal with state aid and its application to tax, although only two of them refer directly to state aid.

  • EC suggests ambitious anti-carousel fraud VAT measures

    March 16, 2016

    The European Commission (EC) wants to change the way VAT is collected in the EU to reduce missing trader and carousel fraud, which cost governments tens of billions of euros in lost revenue each year.

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Congratulations to @DLA_Piper for winning the European Indirect Tax Firm of the Year at the #EuropeanTaxAwards

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Congratulations to @ASOS for winning the European In-House Team of the Year - Indirect Tax! at the #EuropeanTaxAwards

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Congratulations to @APMTerminals for winning the European In-House Team of the Year - Direct Tax! at #EuropeanTaxAwards

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