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  • Teamwork relieves demands on tax directors

    The most admired tax directors in Europe, from a poll of International Tax Review's readers, reveal what has changed about their roles since the beginning of widespread recession. Cooperation with their business colleagues has become closer and they still value the external advisers that get to know their business properly


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  • Alliance wins top European tax award

  • Teamwork relieves demands on tax directors

    The most admired tax directors in Europe, from a poll of International Tax Review's readers, reveal what has changed about their roles since the beginning of widespread recession. Cooperation with their business colleagues has become closer and they still value the external advisers that get to know their business properly

  • Controversy and litigation dominate tax forum

    Following last month's Asia Tax Executives' Forum in Singapore, Ralph Cunningham and Jack Grocott discover what is really keeping Asia-Pacific taxpayers up at night. Increased scrutiny and dispute litigation rather than resolution really is the stuff of nightmares for the region's tax community.

  • Why tax has a role in curbing effects of climate change

    Environmental taxes are already playing a role in attempts to restrict damage caused by climate change. Now, as Salman Shaheen reports, the debate has shifted to arguments about what kinds of taxes are most suitable.

  • Zimmer wins French decision on permanent establishment

    Taxpayers will be heartened by the decision of the French Supreme Tax Court in the Zimmer case on the existence of a permanent establishment. Renaud Jouffroy and Marie-Laure Hublot of Landwell et Associes examine the verdict, pointing out that it left some questions unanswered

  • Atmosphere is changing for exchange of information

    David Spencer analyses the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act in the US and discusses the effect it may have on the attitude of other countries to the automatic exchange of tax information

  • Taxation and the trading of carbon credits

    With the introduction of the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme in the UK, and a carbon market in the EU that is worth more than $20 billion annually, Michael Cashman and Michael Hutchinson of Mayer Brown believe that understanding how the carbon trading market operates and the tax implications for the companies that participate in the market is becoming increasingly important.

  • Proposals for new financial taxes split opinion

    International plans to impose new taxes on financial institutions have failed to win widespread approval. Erin Kelechava and Salman Shaheen report that while some commentators accept the principle of levies for organisations that received government support during recent financial turmoil, they foresee problems in implementing the new charges

  • Review undermines transfer tax on Spanish real estate

    The Anti-abuse Rule has made it difficult to avoid the payment of transfer tax when buying real estate assets in Spain. However, investors who have paid the tax may be entitled to a refund if the rule is found not to comply with European law, explains Carlos Duran Haeussler of Uría Menéndez


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  • Tax authorities keep tight lipped

    A monthly commentary on the notable facts, figures and goings-on in the tax world. Suitable items should be sent to taxrelief@euromoneyplc.com


International Correspondents


International Tax Review Profile

RT @CBItweets: UK needs a Budget that enables the country to grow its way out of austerity. Here are 5 business priorities https://t.co/CAw

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International Tax Review Profile

This year's World Tax directory is now online. How does your firm stack up? https://t.co/CtRbW1Ub5j

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International Tax Review Profile

RT @AuroChardon: Let's honour the #memory of a brave #journalist and woman ➡️ vigil tomorrow, 18 Oct, 6pm, in front of Residence Palace #Da…

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International Tax Review Profile

Big Soda scores victory as Chicago-area tax repealed - could this be the beginning of the end of the sugar tax trend?https://t.co/PNuafWHy9K

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International Tax Review Profile

Ebay and Netflix pay total UK tax of less than £1.9m - How long until HMRC investigate their TP practices? https://t.co/VPPsT3aGMZ via @FT

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