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  • 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.

  • European Tax Awards 2017 - the shortlists are out

    March 28, 2017

    The nominees have been revealed for International Tax Review's European Tax Awards 2017.

  • Women in Tax leaders guide – nominate now

    March 27, 2017

    This is your chance to nominate the leading women in the tax advisory world. The submission period is now open.

  • The Brockman brief: EU CbCR: What is the vision?

    March 23, 2017

    As the EU takes the first major step towards introducing public country-by-country reporting (CbCR), many are asking what the EU’s plan really means. Keith Brockman considers the vision of the latest proposal.

  • Sugar tax: The winners and losers

    March 23, 2017

    Countries worldwide have followed Mexico’s lead to tax sugar-sweetened drinks in an effort to curb obesity and unhealthy habits, but these measures are coming at a cost to manufacturers and may not be as profitable for governments as they suggest.

  • Brexit: Knowing the unknowns for taxation

    March 23, 2017

    Dealing with the known unknowns is all any business can seek to do in the uncertain environment, whether it stems from the US or the UK. Cormac Kelleher, international tax partner at Mazars in Dublin discusses the plethora of unknowns and how companies can navigate through it all.

  • Bridging the digital gap: How tax fits into cryptocurrencies and blockchain development

    March 23, 2017

    The world is on the cusp of a major tax revolution as cryptocurrencies and online distributed ledger technologies, such as blockchain, push financial systems from the physical world to online. Amelia Schwanke speaks to the experts in a roundtable discussion about the tax implications and usage of digital currencies and blockchain.

  • Technology solutions in a post-BEPS world

    March 23, 2017

    There has been a complete paradigm shift in global taxation with the rise in audit risks caused by new global initiatives like the OECD’s BEPS Project. JD Choi, CEO at Tax Technologies, explores the technology solutions that should be administered to mitigate these audit risks in a post-BEPS world.

  • Inter-group financing by MNEs faces imminent change in the US

    March 23, 2017

    The US tax system is on the brink of change as upcoming discussions centre on tax policy (including regulations related to inversion transactions) that will ultimately reshape the US tax treatment of intercompany financing within MNEs. In the second half of 2016, a stream of new regulations and law changes, both actual and proposed, in and outside of the US, created new issues for intergroup financing by multinationals. Stuart Chessman, director at Vivendi, discusses the salient points.

  • Canadian federal budget could hike CGT rates, but offer R&D reliefs

    March 17, 2017

    Canada’s 2017 federal budget will be unveiled on March 22 and it is very likely to contain tax changes affecting businesses as the government looks to address economic challenges and maintain the country’s competitive edge.

  • Webinar: Transfer pricing issues for MNEs investing in Africa

    March 13, 2017

    Recent studies show that the African continent is attracting a growing amount of investments from foreign multinational enterprises. BonelliErede and International Tax Review will provide an overview of the main transfer pricing issues to consider for structuring investments into selected countries.

  • UK Finance Chief says Britain is listening to businesses, but many don’t think so

    March 08, 2017

    Chancellor of the Exchequer Phillip Hammond unveiled a steady budget with no big surprises for businesses as the UK prepares for Brexit negotiations, but that didn’t mean it was all good news.

  • Asia Tax Awards 2017 nominees announced

    March 08, 2017

    Fierce competition is guaranteed for all the prizes after the announcement of the shortlists for the Asia Tax Awards 2017.

  • UK Spring Budget preview: A low-key affair

    March 06, 2017

    UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Phillip Hammond will deliver the last Spring Budget speech on Wednesday, March 8 ahead of the switch to Autumn Budgets and Spring Statements.

  • Caterpillar raided over offshore tax practices in Switzerland

    March 03, 2017

    US officials raided three sites belonging to multinational manufacturer Caterpillar as part of an investigation into its offshore tax practices that were allegedly used to shift billions of dollars of profit abroad to avoid US taxes.

  • EU undresses MNEs' beneficial owners in transparency push

    March 02, 2017

    Tax transparency activists are rejoicing after MEPs in the European Parliament passed amendments to the EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive that allow public access to registers containing the details of the beneficial owners of companies and trusts.

  • EU takes the global lead with rules on hybrid mismatches

    March 01, 2017

    The EU will lead the way in defining how countries worldwide will implement rules to stop the use of hybrid mismatch arrangements in line with BEPS Action 2 after the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) agreed its position on the rules to prevent the practice with the tax systems of non-EU countries.

  • The Brockman brief: Tax haven blacklist: Talk of the town

    February 28, 2017

    As EU member states determine the criteria for what constitutes a tax haven, while at the same time lowering their tax rates, the debate over tax havens is growing. Keith Brockman considers the parameters of the ideas of ‘transparency’ and ‘tax haven blacklist’.

  • GE/PwC deal advances trend to outsource tax functions

    February 28, 2017

    With corporations meeting the demands of rapidly changing regulations, increased audits, and new tax technology functions, some are overwhelmed with how much tax is influencing their business strategy – leading to a number of outsourcing arrangements. Amelia Schwanke explores whether General Electric (GE) and PwC’s recent agreement has ignited a new trend for outsourcing a business’s tax function

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'Controversial' digital tax returns delayed after being dropped from Finance Bill  https://t.co/xypI4iKuGg via @telegraphnews

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Cairn Energy's Indian tax problems don't seem to end - another tax challenge looms https://t.co/JD80q8aNyQ via @economictimes

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Interesting day for Spain and Japan tomorrow as they begin negotiating amendments to their 1974 DTA in Tokyo https://t.co/TJnWtxNKoY

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Shocking to see UK PM Teresa May announce plans for a snap election. More uncertainty for businesses as they navigate #Brexit & #UKelections

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RT @Richard_Asquith: Time for US tax reform? @Oxfam estimates top 50 multinationals holding $2trillion in 'tax havens' https://t.co/O21Tl8k

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