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  • April 2016

    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.

  • Post-Panama reflections: Black, white and grey lists

    April 27, 2016

    Poonam Khaira Sidhu, commissioner of income tax and joint secretary at the Indian Revenue Service – who holds a Michigan LLM in international taxation with a master’s in economics – reflects on tax competition, inequality, BEPS, information exchange and black, white and grey lists in the wake of the ‘Panama Papers’ leak.

  • European Tax Awards 2016 - the shortlists are out

    April 18, 2016

    The nominees have been revealed for International Tax Review's European Tax Awards 2016.

  • EC to force companies to publish offshore data post-Panama

    April 13, 2016

    The European Commission (EC), emboldened by the public outcry at the Panama Papers leak, is refusing to back down on its plans for public country-by-country reporting (CbCR).

  • March 2016

    The Brockman brief: The (post-BEPS) tax function of tomorrow

    March 30, 2016

    The evolution of international taxation, driven by the OECD’s BEPS Actions, is eliciting new ways of thinking about the effective management of an internal tax function.

  • Q&A: Rosen Group: Talking tax in turbulent times for the oil sector

    March 30, 2016

    Carolina Graterol, global head of tax and transfer pricing at Rosen Group, based in Switzerland, talks to ITR’s Matthew Gilleard about boardroom expectations and the evolving role of tax across the company’s other functions, outlining how she is coping with continued oil price volatility and explaining why sleepless nights are (hopefully) a thing of the past.

  • FATCA and CRS: The end of an era

    March 30, 2016

    Sofia Stavridi, a Queen Mary University of London graduate now working in investment management tax services at a Big 4 firm in the UK, provides a refresher on FATCA and CRS, tracking the latest trends in global exchange of information, exploring the latest tax authority tools in this area and identifying what taxpayers can do.

  • EC suggests ambitious anti-carousel fraud VAT measures

    March 16, 2016

    The European Commission (EC) wants to change the way VAT is collected in the EU to reduce missing trader and carousel fraud, which cost governments tens of billions of euros in lost revenue each year.

  • February 2016

    Tax-to-GDP ratio increasing after financial crisis hangover

    February 22, 2016

    A recent report comparing the total amount of tax contributed to European countries’ GDP has shown that tax revenue has been increasing in the EU since 2013.

  • EC moving away from OECD model on arm's-length principle

    February 08, 2016

    In its recent state aid rulings, the European Commission (EC) appears to have moved away from the OECD’s model treaty and transfer pricing guidelines.

  • Czech Republic changes VAT requirements

    February 03, 2016

    The Czech Republic has implemented a new VAT reporting standard that requires taxpayers to provide additional details in the ledger statement.

  • Tax Accounting Leaders Guide 2016 – nominations now open

    February 02, 2016

    Who are the leading tax accounting and compliance advisers around the world? Make your nominations now.

  • The Brockman brief: Audit and risk transparency: Why it matters

    February 01, 2016

    ‘Transparency’ is the latest term of art that has emerged from the OECD’s Action Plan with respect to its base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) initiatives. But the obvious question that has consciously been ignored in the public domain is: where are the matching transparencies regarding determination of tax risks and identification of substantive issues by tax authorities upon commencement and conduct of an audit?

  • Why international tax treaty networks are an Animal Farm

    February 01, 2016

    Fred Lo, vice president and global head of tax at Yanfeng Global Automotive Interiors, a joint venture between the automotive interiors businesses of Johnson Controls and Shanghai Motors, analyses recent tax treaty trends, focusing on mismatches in treaty terms and why some countries are more equal than others.

  • January 2016

    EC releases anti-tax avoidance directive

    January 29, 2016

    The European Commission (EC) has released a package of measures including a much-anticipated proposal for an anti-tax avoidance directive.

  • VAT is applicable on unused airline tickets, ECJ rules

    January 11, 2016

    The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that tickets for domestic flights which are bought, but not used, are still subject to VAT. Some airlines had not been paying the charge for as long as 15 years.

  • Belgian excess profits tax scheme illegal, says Vestager

    January 11, 2016

    European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager will announce that the Belgian ‘excess profits’ tax scheme is illegal in a press conference on Monday, January 13.

International Tax Review Profile

RT @KPMGSingapore: Congratulations to @HongBengTay, Warrick Cleine, Khoon Ming Ho on being shortlisted for @IntlTaxReview Asia awards. http…

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RT @BLPTax: We are delighted to have been shortlisted for "UK Tax Firm of the Year" by @IntlTaxReview in the 2016 European Tax Awards.

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RT @KPMGSingapore: Tax Partner, Geoffrey Soh has been shortlisted for Transfer Pricing Practice Leader of the Yr in @IntlTaxReview Asia Tax…

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