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Ecuador Archive

  • November 2010

    Take part in the Latin America Client Services Poll

    November 09, 2010

    Executives responsible for the Latin America region often claim they have the most difficult job in the tax department. And this claim seems justified.

  • September 2010

    President Correa agrees to cut corporate tax rate in Ecuador

    September 10, 2010

    Ecuador's president Rafael Correa agreed to a government proposal on August 31 2010 that would cut the corporate income tax rate by three percentage points in an effort to bolster what tax lawyers say is a see-sawing economy.

  • Introduction

    September 01, 2010

  • 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.

  • Chile: Unclear if OECD principles apply to local rules

    September 01, 2010

    In Chile, the rules technically follow the OECD guidelines, but Miguel Zamora and Ana Paula Güitrón say it is not clear whether this is true. Advisers still struggle to know which transfer pricing methods are allowed.

  • Ecuador: Taxpayers racing to catch up as new rules settle in

    September 01, 2010

    With transfer pricing rules only introduced in 2005, Ecuador is still feeling its way through the implications. Diego González-Béndiksen and Diego Almeida talk through what taxpayers can and cannot do under the fledgling laws.

  • Mexico: Moving forward along a different path

    September 01, 2010

    In Mexico, the transfer pricing rules have been in force since 1997, a relatively long time in Latin America. Moisés Curiel, Carlos Linares and Emilio Angeles talk taxpayers through staying on the right side of the notoriously strict

  • April 2010

    Ecuador may cut rate to generate investment

    April 01, 2010

  • March 2010

    Ecuador may cut rate to generate investment

    March 12, 2010

    The Ecuadorian government is proposing to cut the tax rate on corporate profits that are reinvested in productivity.

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