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  • Plan your next move

    Revenue authorities around the world have become an important tool for governments as they strive to raise income to boost their battered economies after the economic downturn of the last two years. And officials have put pressure on taxpayers to be transparent in their tax planning. The advisers who can ensure this level of service are to the fore in International Tax Review's third annual poll to find the world's leading planning practices


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  • Plan your next move

    Revenue authorities around the world have become an important tool for governments as they strive to raise income to boost their battered economies after the economic downturn of the last two years. And officials have put pressure on taxpayers to be transparent in their tax planning. The advisers who can ensure this level of service are to the fore in International Tax Review's third annual poll to find the world's leading planning practices

  • Rules refined to ensure Shari'ah compliance

    As the economic turmoil recedes, the demand for Islamic financing is increasing again. It has led some key jurisdictions to reexamine their tax rules to ensure that such transactions are possible, explains Kevin Conway, John Taylor and Markus Krismanek of King & Spalding

  • Coping with the economic downturn

    A key lesson of the global volume recession in 2008 and 2009 is that transfer pricing benchmarking and comparability studies need to be revised to take account of changing economic conditions, explain Seen Meng Chew and Harlow Higinbotham of NERA Economic Consulting

  • Court accepts expiry of period to claim

    The English Court of Appeal has accepted a lower court's reasoning that claims for compound interest in European tax cases are time-barred. But the judgment has left many areas still undecided, believes Savina Kanagasabay of Dorsey & Whitney

  • New thinking on French group relief

    French groups have more flexibility to decide how to divide the tax burden among its members after two Supreme Court decisions. However, the rulings could also change how M&A take place when it involves entities that have suffered losses, explain Renaud Jouffroy and Jean Sayag of Landwell et Associés

  • Panama makes progress on tax information requirements

    Panama is working hard to dispel the perception of it as a tax haven. Catherine Snowdon talks to Alberto Vallarino, the country's minister of economy and finance, Frank De Lima, its vice minister of economy and Luis Eduardo Ocando, an international tax partner at Ernst & Young and adviser to the government on the strategy and negotiation of tax treaties.

  • How you can manage taxes in a hyper-regulatory world

    Chris Walsh of Vertex describes a difficult working environment for tax executives, where the pressure from tax authorities to comply with their obligations is intense and the number of changes to rules and rates is hard to keep up with. However, a combination of tax harmonisation and better technology could provide much needed help with the regulatory burden

  • The case for withholding tax on a net basis within the EU

    Sometime after key litigation, important questions to do with the net basis of withholding taxes in Europe have still not been resolved, explain Barry Larking and Robert van der Jagt of KPMG Meijburg & Co


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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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