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  • World Tax 2015 and World Transfer Pricing 2015: Research open

    April 10, 2014

    The research has started for World Tax 2015 and World Transfer Pricing 2015, International Tax Review's directories of the leading tax and transfer pricing firms around the world.

  • Tax technology a key component of globalisation planning

    March 28, 2014

    The need for holistic, end-to-end solutions to assist global tax teams in managing the entire life cycle of reporting, compliance, audits and planning across all tax types around the world has never been more critical, believe Chris Walsh and Bernadette Pinamont of Vertex.

  • Operational TP: When tax function meets finance function

    March 28, 2014

    Frank Schoeneborn, head of global operational transfer pricing in the finance and accounting division at Merck Group with headquarters in Germany, looks at the practical problems in the implementation of operational transfer prices, illustrating the new tax risks stemming from these problems and showing how holistic management can be the solution.

  • OECD seeks increased tax transparency from multinationals

    February 06, 2014

    The OECD has released a discussion draft outlining its proposals on information that multinationals may be required to disclose to tax authorities about their global operations.

  • The dark side of transparency

    January 28, 2014

    Tax transparency is lauded as an unequivocal good. But is it really this clear-cut? Matthew Gilleard explores the negatives as he ventures into the dark side of transparency.

  • Tax insights and technology for 2014

    January 28, 2014

    This article is the first in a monthly column on tax and technology issues for 2014. Companies that operate globally have a wide range of challenges and issues to consider, explain Vertex.

  • Getting value from advisers: An in-house perspective

    January 28, 2014

    Patrick Connolly is an experienced senior in-house tax adviser who has spent the past 10 years in in-house regional tax roles covering Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the Asia/Pacific regions as well as head office tax responsibilities. He shares his views on getting the most value from the client/adviser relationship. Paul Dunne, national managing tax partner for KPMG New Zealand and the tax lead on a number of multinational clients, provides his response and comments.

  • Tax, development and the new Millennium Development Goals

    January 28, 2014

    Seth Terkper, Ghana’s minister of finance, and Hafiz Choudhury, senior adviser, International Tax and Investment Centre, discuss the challenges for developing countries in creating tax systems that raise enough revenue to fund development and also encourage investment.

Supplements

  • Brazil: Caution advised to avoid disaster

    September 01, 2010

    Simone Dias Musa, Clarissa Machado and Camilla Lagrasta explain how not following the OECD guidelines makes the Brazilian rules difficult to follow. With fixed margins regardless of industry and new thin capitalization rules, taxpayers need to be aware of the complex legislation.

  • Colombia: Getting documentation right is crucial for taxpayers

    September 01, 2010

    Transfer pricing legislation is relatively new in Colombia and with taxpayers, advisers and officials still finding their way, questions are still being asked. Diego González-Béndiksen and Rhina Toro Infante warn severe penalities wait for those who do not manage to comply.

  • Venezuela: Taxpayers are at risk of severe penalties

    September 01, 2010

    Ronald Evans and Gustavo Sánchez discuss Venezuela's complex rules and explain that taxpayers must strive to comply with the legislation or face heavy penalties.

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