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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Health versus wealth: Trumpcare expected to deliver major tax breaks for high earners

    May 09, 2017

    US President Donald Trump's efforts to pull the reins on the Affordable Care Act, dubbed ‘Obamacare’, gained momentum on Thursday as the Republican’s healthcare bill was passed (narrowly) in the House of Representatives. The bill symbolises an important legislative victory for the Trump administration and paves the way for a tax cut for high earners.

  • Macron’s victory puts corporate tax cuts on the agenda

    May 08, 2017

    After 66-34 victory in the French election, Emmanuel Macron faces the difficult task of fighting the legislative elections and building a government to deliver his reform agenda: cutting taxes and public spending. The outcome was a significant relief for European leaders in particular.

  • 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.

  • Brazil: Levy of WHT on the remuneration of the license covering the right to sell and distribute software

    May 04, 2017

    The Brazilian Federal Revenue Service reviews its understanding regarding the levy of the withholding income tax (WHT) on the remuneration of the license of the right to sell and distribute software.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • UK election could see tax bombshell hit businesses and investors

    April 26, 2017

    The UK political parties have begun jostling for votes ahead of the June 8 snap general election and the battle has already moved to taxation. So what will UK politics mean for businesses and their tax affairs?

  • Oxfam report: Large US multinationals stash billions offshore

    April 12, 2017

    Oxfam claims that the 50 largest US companies, including global brands Alphabet (Google), Pfizer, Goldman Sachs, General Electric, Chevron, Wal-Mart, Walt Disney and Apple, stashed $1.6 trillion offshore in 2015 to avoid tax – $200 billion more than the previous year.

  • Will a corporate tax cut attract MNEs to the US and Australia?

    April 12, 2017

    Rio Tinto has called on Australia and the US to cut their corporate tax rates to become more attractive investment locations, and it seems that Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is listening. Will the US follow?

  • Technology uses grow to tackle tax fraud across the sharing economy

    April 05, 2017

    The sharing economy has offered numerous opportunities to individuals and businesses to minimise their tax liabilities, but tax authorities are now using sophisticated software to target those avoiding tax via platforms such as Airbnb, eBay, Amazon and Uber.

  • What will South Africa’s new finance minister mean for businesses?

    April 05, 2017

    Malusi Gigaba’s appointment as the new South African finance minister has shaken the economic stability of the country within days of him taking office, but what could the minister’s long-term business and tax agenda look like?

  • Webinar: TP risks of structuring investments through Africa

    April 03, 2017

    An increasing number of tax authorities in Africa are being equipped with tools to deal with transfer pricing issues, but who is helping the multinationals?

  • World Tax and World Transfer Pricing submissions open

    March 29, 2017

    The research period for World Tax and World Transfer Pricing 2018 has now begun. Firms interested in making submissions can download the relevant forms from this page.

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RT @EU2017MT: #BREAKING:Council agrees on a system 4 resolving double taxation disputes within #EU @edward_scicluna @pierremoscovici

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US companies are again preparing for a big financial hit after the unwelcome Supreme Court ruling https://t.co/sxot6dFX79 via @bpolitics

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It doesn't seem to be getting any easier for BT as the MNE faces a potential £232m tax bill in Brazil via @FT https://t.co/W2Bk4cuQrZ

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