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  • 2011 Tax Transactional Survey

    With the global transaction market taking tentative steps out of the economic downturn, International Tax Review publishes its 2011 Tax Transactional Survey results and discovers that taxpayers are slowly gaining confidence to spend but that advisers are going to have to work harder to get deals done.


Features

  • Learning to share in China

    Li Ying, transfer pricing director at Siemens China, talks to Sophie Ashley about her experience of cost sharing, dealing with the authorities and why China’s attitude to copyright is stopping companies from transferring their IP to the country.

  • US tax laws cross state lines for revenue

    As more and more US states face crippling deficits, they are turning to a new application of the tax laws as a potential source of revenue. Retailers are reacting by filing suit and terminating contracts in the states that pass these laws. Though many believe these laws affect only internet companies, Erin Kelechava explains that they could have far-reaching implications for the tax treatment of all kinds of out-of-state companies.

  • China VAT reform faces uphill battle

    China will introduce a brand new value added tax in 2013. Khoonming Ho and Jean Ngan Li of KPMG explain that the authorities face a race against time to overcome policy and political challneges before it can be effective.

  • Luxembourg issues guidance on transfer pricing

    With Luxembourg introducing transfer pricing guidance back in January, Begga Sigurdardottir, Marc Rasch and Utpal Sen of PwC discuss the practical implications of the new rules and discover that all is not clear for multinational taxpayers.

  • Tax dominates Middle East developments

    With Middle Eastern countries increasingly adopting international standards, Nauman Ahmed, John Belsey and Alex Law of Deloitte uncover the tax changes that have dominated the Middle East for the past 12 months with particular attention to Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Yemen.

  • Peru’s tax system to boost economic growth

    Jorge Otoya of Estudio Muniz highlights how a decade of growth has made Peru an attractive location for foreign investment. But as tax reforms are introduced, questions are being asked if the changes will slow the country’s development.

  • The UK’s changing views on disclosure and anti-avoidance

    2010 saw the formation of a coalition government with differing opinions on tax avoidance and disclosure. Sandy Bhogal and Stephen Green of Mayer Brown investigate whether the new government’s ambitious plans to tackle anti-avoidance are good for business or just a healthy compromise between political parties.


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Tax Relief

  • Tax Relief

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


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April 2014

Semeta’s legacy: The Commissioner’s greatest achievements

Algirdas Semeta, European Commissioner for Taxation, Customs Union, Audit and Anti-Fraud, has proven himself to be an ambitious reformer over the past four years. As Semeta approaches the end of his term, Salman Shaheen speaks to him about his greatest achievements, and what he wants to do before he leaves Brussels.


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