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  • US tax reform: What is the likelihood of a border adjustment tax?

    February 16, 2017

    The proposed border adjustment tax has provoked the business world to take action to oppose it, but with US President Donald Trump’s offer to repeal 75% of existing regulations perhaps sweetening the deal, will businesses take the bait?

  • Tougher compliance rules for New Zealand foreign trusts

    February 15, 2017

    New Zealand’s Parliament has approved legislation that will require foreign trusts to disclose more information to the tax authorities as it gets tough on aggressive tax planning in the wake of the Panama Papers.

  • Jasper Howard joins Hogan Lovells from Linklaters

    February 14, 2017

    Jasper Howard has joined Hogan Lovells in the firm’s Washington DC office as a partner in the tax practice.

  • Steven Mnuchin sworn in as US Secretary of the Treasury

    February 14, 2017

    Steven Mnuchin has been sworn in to serve as the 77th US Secretary of the Treasury. He will be the principal economic adviser to President Donald Trump on domestic and international financial, economic, and tax issues.

  • Tax hikes likely as South Africa tries to plug deficit

    February 14, 2017

    Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is set to announce higher tax rates, as well as other measures, in his upcoming 2017/18 budget that could either boost the economy or deliver the final knockout punch to his career as finance minister.

  • Botswana plans for big changes to tax rules in 2017-28 budget

    February 14, 2017

    Botswana intends to simplify tax legislation and introduce transfer pricing rules, the country’s Minister of Finance and Economic Development O K Matambo announced in his 2017-18 budget address.

  • Back to the drawing board for Swiss tax reforms

    February 14, 2017

    Businesses and citizens have crossed swords as the Swiss Corporate Tax Reform III (CTR III), which included numerous tax benefits for MNEs, was rejected by voters in a referendum held on February 12 2017.

  • Nominations open for Indirect Tax Leaders guide

    February 13, 2017

    The research period for the sixth edition of International Tax Review's Indirect Tax Leaders guide has begun.

  • Israeli Deutsche Bank CEO trapped in tax probe

    February 10, 2017

    Boaz Aharon Schwartz, the CEO of Deutsche Bank’s local subsidiary in Israel, has been arrested on suspicion of tax and VAT offenses that involves more than ILS 550 million ($147 million) worth of illegal transactions.

  • Businesses in limbo as NAFTA renegotiations threaten tariffs

    February 09, 2017

    US President Donald Trump’s threats to impose tariffs and duties on imports have dealt a blow to the security and longevity of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Pending renegotiations between the US, Canada and Mexico are becoming a cause for concern for companies.

  • Transatlantic tax tensions grow over business poaching

    February 08, 2017

    EU leaders are queuing up to criticise the US and UK over plans to slash corporation tax, while US President Donald Trump makes provocative comments on the European project. The growing conflict means corporate CEOs are left scratching their heads on tax planning and whether to shift manufacturing, IP and profit into the US.

  • GE/PwC deal advances trend to outsource tax functions

    February 08, 2017

    With corporations meeting the demands of rapidly changing regulations, increased audits, and new tax technology functions, some are overwhelmed with how much tax is influencing their business strategy – leading to a number of outsourcing arrangements. Could General Electric (GE) and PwC’s recent agreement have ignited a new trend of outsourcing a business’s tax function?

  • Cristiane Gatti Bechara opens own tax firm in Brazil

    February 07, 2017

    Cristiane Gatti Bechara has opened her own law firm, called Cristiane Gatti Advocacia, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

  • Mariel Yard joins Cragus in Dubai

    February 06, 2017

    The Cragus Group has expanded its tax leadership team with the appointment of Mariel Yard in the Dubai office, United Arab Emirates.

  • Andersen Global collaborates with TaxChambers LLP in Toronto

    February 06, 2017

    TaxChambers LLP, a tax boutique in Toronto, Canada, has become a collaborating firm of Andersen Global.

  • Jeremy Cape joins Squire Patton Boggs

    February 06, 2017

    Squire Patton Boggs has appointed Jeremy Cape as a partner in the tax strategy and benefits practice group in its London office.

  • John Perry joins Walkers' Ireland office

    February 03, 2017

    John Perry has joined Walkers’ Ireland office from Grant Thornton as a consultant in the tax group.

  • Jaitley seeks tax compliant economy in India’s 2017 budget

    February 02, 2017

    India’s Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has promised to clean up India’s economy in an effort to boost revenue through better compliance measures rather than tax hikes in his 2017-18 budget.

  • GCC countries take major step towards VAT implementation

    February 02, 2017

    Bahrain’s Minister of Finance Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohamed Al Khalifa has signed the Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC’s) agreement on unified VAT and selective taxation, paving the way for VAT to be introduced across the six member nations from 2018.

  • Saudi Arabia approves VAT

    February 02, 2017

    Saudi Arabia has become the third Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) country to approve the region’s proposed 5% VAT as the region moves ahead with the biggest tax change in recent years.

  • EU Advocate General: UK and Gibraltar ‘one entity’ for tax issues

    February 01, 2017

    Companies could continue to face a double tax charge after an Opinion from a European Court of Justice (ECJ) advocate general said that the UK and Gibraltar should be treated as a single entity for tax purposes in the high-profile Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Commission case.

  • Navigating the complexities of TP compliance for commencement tax returns

    January 31, 2017

    Companies beginning a new business venture in Nigeria face complex compliance rules on their transfer pricing in the first three years. Victor Adegite and Adedayo Adebowale of KPMG Nigeria guide businesses through the possible hurdles.

  • Germany takes aim at banks over dividend tax loopholes

    January 31, 2017

    Financial institutions may be subject to huge tax bills as a result of a global bank’s upcoming court case concerning dividend stripping and the pending decision of Germany’s states to reclaim revenues lost from similar tax practices.

  • European Tax Awards 2017: Final week for submissions

    January 30, 2017

    Companies and firms have one week left to enter for the European Tax Awards 2017.

International Tax Review Profile

The second edition of the Investor’s Guide to Property Tax has been published by Singapore https://t.co/cssDmyfZWk

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Singapore's IRAS ha released an overview of the key budget tax announcements https://t.co/g8BLIwYxQF

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@idea_cares what is the best contact method to get in touch about a media inquiry?

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RT @jeremydcape: Roses are red And I'm kinda shy But I'll whisk you to Paris To sign the MLI #taxvalentines

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