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  • December 2013

    Andrew Mills named second commissioner to the Australian Taxation Office

    December 19, 2013

    Arthur Sinodinos, Australia’s Assistant Treasurer, today announced the appointment of Andrew Mills as a full-time second commissioner to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).

  • Baucus wants to halve available US energy tax breaks

    December 19, 2013

    Max Baucus, chairman of the US Senate Finance Committee, has released an energy tax reform discussion draft which would repeal many incentives (or allow them to expire) and replace them with two tax credits for the production of clean electricity and clean fuels.

  • O'Brien makes partner at Jones Day

    December 19, 2013

  • The PAC verdict on HMRC: UK tax authority failing at its job

    December 19, 2013

    The UK Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has delivered its damning report on HM Revenue & Customs. Former HMRC tax inspectors agree. The UK tax authority is failing at its basic task and is not fit for purpose.

  • Clifford Chance hires Olaf van der Donk

    December 17, 2013

  • Deals of the week - December 17 2013

    December 17, 2013

  • Enhanced relationship in developing countries depends on trust, confidence and transparency

    December 17, 2013

    Questions about what the concept of the enhanced relationship between taxpayers, officials and advisers should look like in developing countries, whether the idea would encourage voluntary compliance by taxpayers and what steps should be taken to enhance such a relationship, were raised during a panel discussion at the Foundation for International Taxation’s annual conference in Mumbai on December 6.

  • Mauritius actively cooperating with India over tax treaty amendments

    December 17, 2013

    Mauritius has agreed to insert a limitation of benefit (LOB) clause into its tax treaty with India, based on a threshold related to the level of company expenditure on the island nation.

  • New Netherlands agreement could open tax planning opportunities

    December 17, 2013

    The Dutch Ministry of Finance has announced that the Netherlands and Curacao have agreed the text of a new bilateral tax arrangement designed to avoid double taxation. The agreement could create new tax planning opportunities.

  • Widmer-Schlumpf talks up Swiss tax achievements in 2013

    December 17, 2013

    Talk about having a lot to deal with. If one finance minister was at the centre of most of the controversial tax issues in 2013, mainly to do with the exchange of tax information, it was Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf of Switzerland.

  • Morality versus legality in international taxation

    December 16, 2013

    Delivering an address on the morality versus legality debate at the Foundation for International Taxation’s December 5-7 conference in Mumbai, former Chief Justice of India SH Kapadia stated that in the Indian context, the discernible principles of law should prevail and not morality in a general sense.

  • Tax policy earns UK bronze in trade-friendly ranking

    December 16, 2013

    The UK has come third in a poll of countries that are best-placed to capitalise on a boost in international trade.

  • Coleman moves to Ropes & Gray in London

    December 13, 2013

  • Temporary relief for Nokia in India as Delhi High Court permits sale of assets to Microsoft

    December 13, 2013

    After a string of disputes with the Indian Tax Department (Tax Department), Nokia India Private Limited (Nokia India Private Limited v Addt. Commissioner of Income-tax, Writ Petition (Civil) No. 6150/ 2013) (Nokia India) has finally been granted some relief by the Delhi High Court (High Court).

  • BEPS: The Australian perspective

    December 10, 2013

    David Bradbury, Assistant Treasurer of Australia until the September election, and the driving force behind Australia’s efforts to tackle base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) over the past 12 months, discusses the progress he made while in office and outlines what the newly elected government must do to build on that.

  • Ryan and Altalex join up

    December 10, 2013

  • Deals of the week - December 9 2013

    December 09, 2013

  • Stevens takes tax policy role at CIOT

    December 05, 2013

  • UK Autumn Statement: Osborne pledges to raise £9 billion from anti-avoidance measures

    December 05, 2013

    George Osborne, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, today unveiled his Autumn Statement. Anti-avoidance measures dominated, with Osborne promising they will raise £9 billion ($15 billion) over five years.

  • Former Treasury and IRS counsel joins Covington & Burling

    December 04, 2013

  • Tax tips for international companies in the Netherlands

    December 04, 2013

    Only a few weeks to go before the start of the new year. This is the time to check whether taking action before January 1 2014 could give you a tax advantage. Here are 11 tax tips and points to note for international companies covering various Dutch tax areas.

  • Indian Finance Minister Chidambaram trumpets business-friendly approach

    December 03, 2013

    Palaniappan Chidambaram, India’s Minister of Finance, spoke exclusively to International Tax Review about India’s increasingly non-adversarial approach to taxation and reducing uncertainty in the corporate tax environment.

  • Indian Finance Minister: DTC is ready

    December 03, 2013

    Speaking exclusively with International Tax Review, Palaniappan Chidambaram, India’s Minister of Finance, revealed the long-awaited Direct Taxes Code (DTC) is ready and that he hopes to pass the DTC Bill before the end of this parliamentary term.

  • UK Autumn Statement: Osborne urged to focus on stability

    December 03, 2013

    The annual pre-Autumn Statement rumour mill for the UK has been churning furiously and issues such as avoidance, business rates, capital gains tax and employment taxes will all probably get at least a mention in Chancellor George Osborne’s speech. However, many advisers are expecting few changes and are hoping instead for stability and certainty to be the two overriding themes of the statement.

  • Deals of the week - December 2 2013

    December 02, 2013

  • What you have missed on ITR Premium

    December 02, 2013

    Tax avoidance; tax treaty benefits; Verizon; Apple; Polish VAT; Australian carbon tax; Tax risk assessment; EC corporate tax rules

  • BEPS and recent developments in Australian corporate tax law

    December 01, 2013

    Whatever form and acronym it takes (a similar, though narrower, examination was conducted in the 1990s under the banner of harmful tax competition (HTC)), base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) has been an underlying theme in international taxation for years. But only recently has it risen to the top of the international taxation and political agendas, no doubt accelerated by the tax planning opportunities opened up by the globalisation and mobility of commerce. With Australia poised to take on the presidency of the G20, David Bradbury, Assistant Treasurer until the September election, and a driving force behind much of Australia’s work on tackling BEPS, analyses the impact the country has had on this global debate, looking at the policies his government implemented to get to this stage, and how the new government can take things forward.

  • The case for stronger tax risk management strategies

    December 01, 2013

    David Franco, senior Latin America analyst at risk analysis company Maplecroft, explores the evolution of anti-avoidance measures in the region, explaining why multinationals must be prepared for greater scrutiny of their tax affairs in Latin American countries in a trend that follows what is happening in Europe and the US.

  • Ireland continues to play fair… and plays to win

    December 01, 2013

    Helen O’Sullivan, the president of the Irish Tax Institute, believes that while the Irish government’s International Tax Strategy Statement shows the importance of multinational investors to the economy, tax-competitive rules are as important to small and medium-size enterprises, who employ 70% of the country’s workforce.

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