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  • Constitutions: Could paying a ‘fair share’ of tax already be enshrined in law?

    Politicians and campaigners are fond of saying that companies should pay their ‘fair share’ of tax, but the phrase is over-used and lacks legal meaning and backing, becoming little more than a cliché. However, new research has identified clauses in the Constitutions of 15 countries – including two of the G7 member states – which identify an obligation to contribute to the public purse. Joe Stanley-Smith explores how this could force companies to take more notice of the fair-share debate.


Features

  • The Brockman brief: Leadership attributes: developing relationships

    Tax professionals from all areas of the tax sphere need to move outside their comforts zone to grasp the opportunities available and boost skills. Keith Brockman highlights the need for internal and external networking that could offer previously unknown possibilities.

  • Q&A: China’s changing tax landscape

    China’s tax environment is rapidly changing to become more aligned with international standards, alongside more transparent and business-friendly policies. The Director General of International Taxation for China Tizhong Liao talks to Amelia Schwanke about his thoughts on recent tax developments and what businesses can expect in 2017.

  • M&A considerations for 2017: Don’t let tax derail the deal

    Tax considerations will never make a deal, but they certainly can break a deal. Laurence Field, a senior tax and corporate business partner at national audit, tax and advisory firm Crowe Clark Whitehill, reflects on the M&A tax landscape that evolved through 2016 and looks ahead to assess what businesses need to know if they are planning to get a transaction over the line in 2017.

  • The post-BEPS advantages of the Netherlands

    Roelof Gerritsen and Ivo Kuipers, both partners at Atlas Tax Lawyers in the Netherlands, look at why the country will remain a prime location for multinationals and foreign investors as governments worldwide transition towards more harmonised tax rules in line with the OECD’s BEPS Project.

  • India’s renegotiated DTAs creating investment diversions

    India’s recent renegotiations of its agreements on the avoidance of double taxation (DTAs) has made fundamental changes to how favoured gateways are used for investing in India. Amelia Schwanke explores the catalysts that initiated the renegotiations and the new treaty structures that have replaced outdated policies.

  • Special features - February 2017

    Read this month's special feature on Italy

  • International updates - February 2017

    The latest international updates from our correspondents around the world.


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International Tax Review Profile

RT @SjoerdDouma: Dutch Supreme Court clarifies meaning of 'managed and controlled' in tax treaty Netherlands-Singapore https://t.co/YMUdfqj

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RT @OECDtax: Read the public comments received on new #tax rules requiring disclosure of #CRS avoidance arrangements and offshore structure…

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RT @EU_Taxud: Press conference with @pierremoscovici today from 11.00h on the new system for VAT rates and on VAT system for SMEs. 🎥 Watch…

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RT @ddayen: Why must Americans become part-time accountants, just to follow the rules of society? https://t.co/8x8pNhqTGa

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RT @monicabhatia2: Singapore to automatically exchange financial account information with 61 states https://t.co/O3uP7AyaCm

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