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  • HMRC hails success of controversial APNs

    July 21, 2017

    UK tax authority HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has won every court challenge against its controversial accelerated payment notices (APNs) issued to individuals and businesses under enquiry for tax avoidance.

  • Americas Tax Awards 2017: Shortlists announced

    July 19, 2017

    The nominees for the 12th annual Americas Tax Awards have been announced.

  • UK Taylor Review rocks the boat for tax compliance

    July 19, 2017

    The much-anticipated Taylor Review on modern working practices has suggested radical changes to the UK’s tax system that could raise the compliance burden for businesses. But will the recommendations see the light of day?

  • Q&A: Bob Stack believes US tax reform looks less likely

    July 18, 2017

    Bob Stack, former US deputy assistant secretary of international tax affairs, talks to Natalie Leonidou about his new career at Deloitte and his views on US tax reform, the MLI and CbCR.

  • Macron’s corporate tax cuts: Now or never?

    July 14, 2017

    President Emmanuel Macron has overruled his prime minister to keep his election promise of implementing tax cuts in 2018, despite early disagreements over the tax pledge. But the stakes couldn’t be higher for the new government.

  • China’s TP documentation policy: The first year in review

    July 11, 2017

    Maggie Zhuang, tax manager at Chevron China Energy Company, shares her experience and lessons in complying with China’s transfer pricing (TP) policy under Public Notice No. 42, which required the information to be submitted for the first time.

  • India GST: The mechanics of compliance

    July 11, 2017

    Much like the Maruti Suzuki or iconic Hindustan Ambassador cars that changed the nature of India’s roads, the new GST system holds the potential to evolve Indian taxation forever with its intelligent structure and technological advances that are intended to bolster compliance and curb corruption. Anjana Haines examines the country’s biggest tax reform since Indian independence.

  • European Tax Awards 2017: Winners announced

    July 11, 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.

  • The economics behind EU tax investigations: The way forward

    July 11, 2017

    The European Commission has made some surprising decisions in recent years about how tax rulings between multinationals and EU member states constitute state aid. In the second of this two-part series of articles, Carina Lange, senior consultant at CEG Global in the Netherlands, discusses how multinationals can maintain legal certainty and assess the risks associated with tax rulings.

  • Q&A: Indranee Rajah comes out to bat for Singapore’s reputation

    July 11, 2017

    Singapore’s Senior Minister of State for Law and Finance Indranee Rajah talks to Anjana Haines about global tax challenges and passionately defends the country’s tax reputation.

  • Tax director 2.0

    July 11, 2017

    Tax work is being transformed by technology, and the role of the tax director is changing with it. Joe Stanley-Smith looks at the new tools on offer to businesses, the skills needed to use them properly, and why companies need to jump on the bandwagon sooner rather than later.

  • Philippines tax reform to raise costly challenges for companies

    July 11, 2017

    The Philippines government has established the primary basis for a comprehensive tax reform package that is part of a wider ambitious plan for national development. Emmanuel P Bonoan, vice chairman and chief operating officer of KPMG R.G. Manabat & Co, and former undersecretary of the Philippines Department of Finance (DoF), examines the provisions of package 1 of the tax reform, which will affect multinational corporations (MNCs) and major industries.

  • Thailand to halt VAT relief for foreign suppliers of goods and services

    July 06, 2017

    Thailand’s Revenue Department has proposed repealing the VAT exemption on the importation of law-value online purchases brought from foreign vendors and introduce a withholding tax on foreign sales.

  • Q&A: Richard Murphy celebrates the victory of public CbCR

    July 05, 2017

    Salman Shaheen talks to Richard Murphy, the man who invented country-by-country reporting (CbCR), on why yesterday’s European Parliament vote means he has just achieved his life’s ambition.

  • Q&A: Pascal Saint-Amans comes out fighting for the OECD’s blacklist and CbCR standard

    July 05, 2017

    The OECD has found itself at odds with both the EU and the Tax Justice Network in the past week over divergent transparency standards. Pascal Saint-Amans, the organisation’s head of tax policy and administration, explains to Salman Shaheen why he believes its blacklist and non-public CbCR standard are the right approach.

  • Cross-sector convergence and its tax M&A implications

    July 05, 2017

    As companies scramble to keep pace with the rapidly evolving digital world, they are striking new deals and alliances – with new tax implications – to beef up their online offering and combat disruptive start-up competitors.

  • Netherlands grows as preferred holding jurisdiction for hosting Indian investments

    July 04, 2017

    In recent years both Mauritius and Singapore, and to a limited extent also Cyprus, were the leading jurisdictions for hosting investments into India, but the Netherlands is becoming a good alternative option.

  • Q&A: Paul Morton talks tax simplification

    July 03, 2017

    After the UK Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) released its first ever annual report last week, Salman Shaheen spoke to its new tax director, Paul Morton, about the impact it has made and where it will be going under his leadership.

  • The minority tax report: Japan’s tax authority to embark on AI

    June 28, 2017

    Steven Spielberg’s science-fiction film the Minority Report is becoming a reality as Japan announces plans to use artificial intelligence (AI) to ‘talk’ to taxpayers and hunt them for auditing and investigation.

  • How does the French tax system favour Google and the digital industry?

    June 21, 2017

    Google may escape a €1.6 billion ($1.8 billion) French tax bill after a state representative reportedly said that Google France does not have a permanent establishment in the country.

  • Are beneficial ownership registers the key to transparency or a waste of time?

    June 21, 2017

    The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) wants to enhance the implementation of international standards on transparency, and enable the exchange of beneficial ownership information. But the Australian Taxation Office’s (ATO) commissioner has declared beneficial ownership registers could be “a waste of time”.

  • European Commission to crack down on ‘supply side’ of tax avoidance

    June 20, 2017

    Leaked documents reportedly reveal the Commission is seeking to tighten its regulation of what activists term the ‘supply side’ of tax avoidance – the banks, law and accountancy firms that devise aggressive schemes.

  • Is tax complexity putting off corporate investment?

    June 14, 2017

    The TMF Group’s Financial Complexity Index (FCI) 2017 has found Turkey, Brazil and Italy to be the most complex jurisdictions when it comes to tax. What does this mean for foreign and domestic businesses operating in these countries?

  • EU’s public CbCR loophole slammed for failures

    June 14, 2017

    Two European Parliament committees that adopted a draft report on public country-by-country reporting (CbCR) have received heavy criticism over a proposed ‘loophole’ that will allow MNEs to not publically disclose “commercially-sensitive” information.

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