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  • Firms show sparkle in tax planning

    Uncertainty about the fate of the global economy and a more uncompromising attitude generally from tax authorities around the world has encouraged taxpayers to go to tax planning with long-standing reputations. As a result, the biggest professional services firms are near or at the top of International Tax Review's second annual poll to find the world's leading planning practices


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  • Firms show sparkle in tax planning

    Uncertainty about the fate of the global economy and a more uncompromising attitude generally from tax authorities around the world has encouraged taxpayers to go to tax planning with long-standing reputations. As a result, the biggest professional services firms are near or at the top of International Tax Review's second annual poll to find the world's leading planning practices

  • Hay stresses need for closer cooperation

    Diane Hay, former deputy director, CT & VAT and head of the Transfer Pricing Group at HMRC tells Catherine Snowdon about some of the main difficulties she tackled while at the revenue authority and part of working party 6, offers taxpayers an insight into how transfer pricing cases are selected in the UK and talks about the future of transfer pricing.

  • Tax guidelines boost Islamic finance in France

    Economic context and UK experience explain France's move on Islamic finance, says Nicolas Jacquot of Landwell & Associés

  • Exemption reforms are timely benefit

    The changes to its exemption regime for foreign-sourced income has boosted Singapore's credentials as a pro-business, tax-competitive jurisdiction, explains Sunil Agarwal and Kah Chuan Ho of PricewaterhouseCoopers

  • Court strives for balance on economic substance

    Italian Supreme Court decisions on the abuse of right in 2008 and this year looked for harmonisation between business freedom and protection of the fundamental principles of the State legal system, reveals Maricla Pennesi of DLA Piper

  • Whiting gets his point across

    One of the most well-known figures in UK tax tells Georgiana Head that the government should continue to work at how legislation is introduced and implemented

  • Getting transfer pricing right in the recession and beyond

    In a recession transfer pricing risk is intensified as tax authorities scrutinise intercompany payments rigorously in an attempt to recover cash. Joanna Faith finds out what tax departments can do to improve their positions and avoid aggressive auditing in the downturn.

  • How APAs fit into today's regulatory landscape

    Advanced pricing agreements can position businesses better in this environment, say Mark Nehoray and Reiko Ishii of Deloitte

  • Q&A

    John Bartlett from BP explains how the recession has had an impact on his tax department

  • Owens resists blaming tax havens for economic downturn

    by Joanna Faith in Brussels

  • Companies get help with business rates

    by Ralph Cunningham


News Analysis



Comment

  • Tax havens come under more scrutiny from world leaders

    Miles Walton of Allen & Overy argues that tax havens play an important role in achieving certainty of tax treatment, while Martin Hearson of ActionAid believes that global information exchange is the key to ensuring that such locations do not deprive developing countries of vital funds

  • Editorial

    Getting wise about transfer pricing


Tax Relief

  • Tax relief

    A monthly commentary on the notable facts, figures and goings-on in the tax world, so called to give you a gentle exit from International Tax Review each month.


International Correspondents


International Tax Review Profile

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

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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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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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