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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.

  • Egypt: Banks made exempt from VAT

    May 26, 2016

    Egyptian finance minister Amr Al-Garhi has decided to make banking services exempt from the country's new VAT.

  • Tax talent: Developing a great team

    May 26, 2016

    While it may be difficult to change some of the individuals in your team, Keith Brockman believes it is possible to develop their skills in areas essential to future success, such as negotiation and leadership.

  • Asia Tax Forum 2016 - the full story

    May 26, 2016

    It was difficult to escape the overhang of BEPS at International Tax Review's Asia Tax Forum in Singapore this year.

  • 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.

  • Q&A with RELX Group

    May 26, 2016

    Paul Morton, global head of group tax at RELX Group (previously known as Reed Elsevier), the UK-Dutch professional information and analytics business, talks to Amelia Schwanke about his role and the desired qualities of a tax professional. Before joining RELX Group, Morton was head of tax at Royal Dutch Shell, an energy and petrochemical group. He joined Shell from KPMG in 1989 and originally trained as a tax inspector in the Inland Revenue. With a wealth of international tax experience and knowledge, Morton highlights the challenges in taxing digital services and why he hopes a focus on anti-avoidance won’t lessen the importance of cooperative compliance.

  • 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.

  • Revised India-Mauritius treaty ends decade-long tax debate

    May 26, 2016

    The long-awaited protocol to amend the India-Mauritius tax treaty has finally been enacted. Amelia Schwanke investigates the new measures for the tax treatment investors can expect from the amended treaty.

  • 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.

  • Tax department’s appeal on Vodafone drags litigation “too far”

    May 19, 2016

    The Supreme Court in Delhi has accepted an appeal from the Income Tax Department (ITAT) against a Bombay high court order, which rejected the ITAT’s transfer pricing adjustment for the sale of one of its call centres in 2007.

  • Revised India and Mauritius treaty ends decade-long tax debate

    May 12, 2016

    India and Mauritius have signed a protocol that amends certain measures in their Double Tax Agreement (DTA), which will help to prevent tax avoidance as part of the India Government’s efforts to tackle BEPS.

  • 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.

  • Reputational risks from the Panama Papers for taxpayers

    May 10, 2016

    The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) has published a searchable database that includes information from about 214,000 offshore entities created in 21 jurisdictions.

  • Asia Tax Awards 2016

    May 09, 2016

    Congratulations to all the companies, firms and individuals that joined the International Tax Review at the 2016 Asia Tax Awards at the Goodwood Park Hotel in Singapore on May 5.

  • Australia uses Budget to introduce UK-style diverted profits tax

    May 05, 2016

    Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison has used Australia’s 2016-2017 Budget to target MNEs again, as he aims to collect an extra AUS$3.9 billion ($2.9 billion) from multinationals by 2020.

  • Malaysian customs chief wins top prize at Asia Tax Awards

    May 05, 2016

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

  • Irish non-resident gains tax in respect of loan sales, funds and SPVs

    May 04, 2016

    Irish tax law charges to tax gains of non-residents at 33% in respect of certain Irish situate assets including land in Ireland and unquoted shares deriving the greater part of their value from land in Ireland.

  • 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.

  • Apple co-founder says company should pay more tax

    May 04, 2016

    Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says all companies, including Apple, should pay more than 50% in tax, as many individual taxpayers do.

  • 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.

  • Tax function of tomorrow: Automation and digitisation

    April 27, 2016

    Picking up on where we left off in the last installment, this issue of the Brockman Brief digs deeper into the tax function of tomorrow. Not only does an effective tax function depend on building the right skill-set, it must also include developing and making use of integrated technology and forming best practices.

  • 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.

  • Making plans: How tax planning is changing

    April 27, 2016

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International Tax Review Profile

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Congratulations to @bakermckenzie for winning the European Tax Firm of the Year! #EuropeanTaxAwards

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Congratulations to the Best Friends Network for winning the European Tax Disputes Firm of the Year #EuropeanTaxAwards

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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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