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  • Vote now for the top tax transactional and tax planning firms

    January 11, 2017

    Two forthcoming issues of International Tax Review will include surveys of the leading tax transactional (March) and tax planning firms (May) around the world. This is your opportunity to vote.

  • Andersen Global announces collaboration with Moodys Gartner in Canada

    January 10, 2017

    Canadian tax firm Moodys Gartner Tax Law is the latest firm to announce a collaboration with Andersen Global.

  • European Tax Awards 2017: Submission period open

    January 06, 2017

    Companies and firms can now enter for the European Tax Awards 2017.

  • The Asia Tax Awards 2017: Enter your firm now

    January 06, 2017

    Companies, firms and individuals in 18 jurisdictions are eligible to compete for the Asia Tax Awards 2017.

  • Checklist of hot China tax issues for MNEs in 2017

    January 03, 2017

    In 2017, multinational enterprises (MNEs) should in particular be alert to the following anticipated China tax developments.

  • Investing in Iran: 10 tax tips

    January 02, 2017

    For investors who want to successfully invest in Iran, Bahman Zebardast, a freelance tax adviser and internal audit manager at debt management company Tarh and Andisheh Behsaz Mellat in Tehran, provides his top tax advice.

  • Spain targets large companies to boost tax revenues

    December 21, 2016

    With the political logjam in Spain now cleared and a new government in situ, Royal Decree-Law 3/2016 ushers in a raft of tax amendments to see the year out with the aim of consolidating public finances.

  • The Brockman brief: Tax policy: The time to speak is now

    December 15, 2016

    Many interested parties are voicing their opinions on the evolving international tax policies that have emerged since the OECD’s BEPS Project was launched, but the voice of corporations is missing from the discussions. Keith Brockman highlights the need for reasoned opinions that go beyond casual conversations.

  • EU CCCTB: The potential successes and challenges

    December 15, 2016

    The European Commission re-launched its proposal to introduce a common consolidated corporate tax base (CCCTB) on October 25 2016, with the aim of creating a level playing field for multinationals in Europe and creating a simple and pro-business tax environment. Sandy Bhogal, head of tax in London, and Kitty Swanson, associate, of law firm Mayer Brown give their opinion on the plan and whether this attempt may succeed.

  • Global Tax 50 2016

    December 15, 2016

    Now in its sixth year, International Tax Review’s Global Tax 50 provides a rundown of the most influential individuals, organisations and geopolitical events in the tax world. Anjana Haines introduces this year's Global Tax 50 2016.

  • Turning tax policy into reality – Global tax transparency goes live

    December 15, 2016

    Tax transparency is a cornerstone of the global tax agenda and it is now at a critical moment as the universal policy consensus moves to global implementation. Achim Pross, Philip Kerfs, Paul Hondius of the OECD and Radhanath Housden of the Global Forum take stock of the progress made so far on offshore tax evasion, country-by-country reporting (CbCR) and the exchange of information on tax rulings and provide insights into the steps ahead.

  • Has Australia rushed the diverted profits tax?

    December 07, 2016

    Businesses are concerned that the Australian government’s long-awaited diverted profits tax (DPT) draft legislation has been rushed to ensure it is effective from July 1 2017 and say it fails to answer many questions on its application.

  • Last chance to register: Free global transfer pricing webinar on managing BEPS Action 13

    December 05, 2016

    Only a few days remain to join a panel of transfer pricing experts on December 8, as they share invaluable insights and takeaways on how to manage the challenges arising from BEPS Action 13.

  • UK government shaky on Brexit, but HMRC well-organised

    December 01, 2016

    Leaks and murmurs are providing the best insight into how the UK government is planning to approach Brexit, but company tax departments can at least be thankful that the revenue authority, HMRC, appears to be well prepared for leaving the EU.

  • Autumn Statement: UK to continue with tax commitments

    November 23, 2016

    UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond intends to make the UK “match-fit” for a post-Brexit Britain, which includes continuing with previously announced tax measures, boostingg innovation and infrastructure, and abolishing the system of two budget events each year.

  • Trump could repeal Section 385 amendments during tax reform

    November 22, 2016

    The end of burdensome section 385 regulations could be possible after President-Elect Donald Trump lowers the US corporate tax rate to between 15% and 20%.

  • UK Prime Minister reignites ‘race to the bottom’ on corporate taxes

    November 22, 2016

    UK Prime Minister Theresa May has once again sparked the so-called ‘race to the bottom’ on corporate tax rates after she said that she wants the UK to have the lowest corporate tax rate among G20 member countries.

  • UK Autumn Statement preview: A fiscal reset or just a tune-up?

    November 21, 2016

    As UK Prime Minister Theresa May announces a major boost to businesses with a review of research and development incentives to ensure the UK can compete globally, we look at what Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond may announce in the Autumn Statement.

  • Hungary to introduce EU’s lowest corporate tax rate

    November 18, 2016

    In a development that could bolster increased foreign investment into Hungary, the government has announced a cut to its standard corporate levy that will make it Europe’s lowest corporate tax rate.

  • Four foreign companies avoided Australian tax, High Court rules

    November 18, 2016

    Four foreign companies will have to pay back millions in avoided taxes after losing a dispute over their tax residency statuses in the Australian High Court.

  • Switzerland terminates withholding tax agreements with Austria and UK

    November 14, 2016

    The withholding tax (WHT) agreement held by Switzerland with Austria and the UK will be terminated on January 1 2017, the Swiss authorities have announced.

  • Austrian group taxation – an overview

    November 14, 2016

    Companies are, by law, separate and independent entities. Any profit derived by a corporation is subject to Austrian corporate income tax at a flat rate of 25% regardless of whether the profit is distributed to shareholders or retained.

  • Ireland formally appeals EC decision in Apple

    November 09, 2016

    Ireland has submitted a formal appeal against the decision by the European Commission’s (EC’s) decision in Apple.

  • ECOFIN reacts to EC’s corporate tax plans

    November 09, 2016

    The EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) has weighed in on the European Commission’s (EC’s) proposals to target profit shifting opportunities used by the biggest multinational groups.

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Race to the bottom: Germany could cut corporate tax rate, Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble tells the WSJ https://t.co/8sWE4dNKZn via @WSJ

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India GST could be delayed to July 1 after failure to resolve key issues at GST Council meeting https://t.co/6FNzarROgp via @economictimes

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Hong Kong and Belarus have signed a DTA today https://t.co/62rS10lZcG

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India's Arun Jaitley heads back to the debating table today in a hope to break the GST deadlock

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UK treasury committee has identified a number of serious shortcomings with current plans to make tax digital https://t.co/3GyNPXo284

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