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  • March 2018

    The Brockman brief:?EU27-Trends to watch

    March 21, 2018

    As the United Kingdom hastily prepares for its planned exit from the EU, thereby leaving EU27 Member States (EU27), interesting trends are starting to develop for this change.

  • ITR Women in Tax Forum: Celebrating excellence

    March 21, 2018

    International Tax Review hosted its first Women in Tax Forum in New York on March 1. The event kick-started a month of celebrating the brilliant female minds in the sector, their take on some of the hottest tax matters, and insight into their leadership skills and how to be the best.

  • Inside the Revenue Service: What does the IRS do with your data?

    March 21, 2018

    The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is, in many ways, typical of tax authorities around the world – it’s not as well-resourced as it once was. It’s being asked to do more with less, and it’s turning to data analytics to help it better identify where it should focus its attention.

  • Digging for data with Doug O’Donnell

    March 21, 2018

    Doug O’Donnell speaks to Joe Stanley-Smith about how he runs his large business and international department in the rapidly changing arenas of US and international tax.

  • Running the risk

    March 21, 2018

    Joe Stanley-Smith sits down with Tom Brandt, chief risk officer at the IRS, to discuss managing budget cuts, tax reform and the growing threat of cybersecurity.

  • Embracing tax technology: The full perspective

    March 21, 2018

    Geoff Peck, executive officer and chief taxologist at PawPaw Taxology, dives deeper into how tax leaders can approach tax technology with better clarity and assurance than they do today.

  • Global digital VAT/GST implementations: key questions

    March 21, 2018

    Businesses love certainty. It allows them to plan and act on short, medium, and long-term strategies. The unexpected brings operational complexities they do not need. Recently, as taxation of the digital economy gathers pace it is a case of ‘expect the unexpected’ for digital businesses operating globally. Taxamo’s Iman Deschâtres and JP McCarthy explore the topic.

  • Nominate the best tax controversy, indirect and female tax advisers for ITR's leaders guides

    March 19, 2018

    ITR's research team has begun work on the Tax Controversy Leaders guide, Indirect Tax Leaders guide and Women in Tax Leaders guide. This is your chance to nominate the individuals who offer the best tax advice.

  • DLA Piper expands German tax practice

    March 15, 2018

    DLA Piper has announced the appointment of Marie-Theres Rämer as a partner at its Frankfurt-based tax practice.

  • EU Commission and EU Parliament: Taxation of the digital economy

    March 07, 2018

    There is growing evidence that the EU Commission will publish two proposals on the taxation of the digital economy and digital business models on March 21 2018.

  • February 2018

    Germany plans to make online markets liable for unpaid VAT

    February 28, 2018

    Germany’s coalition talks have laid out plans to make online marketplaces liable for any VAT left unpaid by merchants using their websites. The German authorities hope this will combat VAT evasion.

  • Berwin Leighton Paisner and Bryan Cave to merge in April

    February 27, 2018

    US firm Bryan Cave and UK law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner are to merge after the tie up was approved in a vote by partners of both firms on February 26 2018.

  • The EU’s digital tax framework threatened by conflicting political agendas

    February 27, 2018

  • Tax talent: The world's best transactional firms 2018

    February 27, 2018

    Despite global M&A volume exceeding $3 trillion for the fourth consecutive year, there can be no doubt that uncertainty has affected the transactional market during the past year, and will continue to do so in 2018, but this isn’t to say that all of its effects will be negative.

  • Could lower tax demands be the answer to cutting disputes?

    February 27, 2018

    Litigation between taxpayers and authorities is growing worldwide, but a successful outcome is never easy for any party involved in a conflict. Anjana Haines investigates why tax disputes are rising and how to potentially ease the burden.

  • Germany: Lower tax court rules on direct shareholding requirement under EU PSD

    February 27, 2018

  • January 2018

    Q&A: EC’s Stephen Quest talks about the EU’s digital tax future

    January 30, 2018

    The European Commission’s Director General for Taxation and Customs Union tells International Tax Review about how the European Commission is pushing ahead with its plans for a digital tax framework, how it will work with OECD initiatives, and the emerging industries and technologies making their mark.

  • 2018: The busiest tax year yet

    January 30, 2018

    The work of corporate tax departments over the next 12 months will be dominated by large international changes such as the BEPS project, US tax reform and shifting attitudes toward taxation of the digital economy. Joe Stanley-Smith explores what companies can do to stay ahead of the curve.

  • Towards taxation of robots or their use?

    January 30, 2018

    The development of artificial intelligence (AI) and, in particular, of robots is an issue of global significance. Xavier Oberson, professor at the University of Geneva and a specialist in this area examines the societal change towards the use of robots and how to tax them.

  • Final week to enter for the European Tax Awards

    January 23, 2018

    The deadline to submit for the European Tax Awards is fast approaching. Companies, firms and individuals working in jurisdictions across Europe should enter now.

  • Outstanding tax disputes rise, says OECD study

    January 05, 2018

    The number of tax treaty disputes increased for more than 65 jurisdictions in 2016, according to the OECD’s peer review. This may offer insights into how well the world is adjusting to the changes posed by BEPS Action 14.

  • Will US tax reform spark a new ‘race to the bottom’?

    January 02, 2018

    The US’s long-awaited tax reform has brought the country’s corporate tax rate down to 21% - below 2017’s OECD average rate of around 25%. Will this spark a new wave of tax competition?

International Tax Review Profile

#ITRIndirectTax The new EU proposals on the future of EU VAT - panel discussion at the Indirect Tax Forum in Amster…

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Great to see the South African government dealing with corruption, but what will happen at SARS now the Tax Commiss…

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ITR's March issue - Tax talent: The world's best transactional firms 2018

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Congratulations on the nominations!

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