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  • February 2015

    The Brockman brief: Interest: Double taxation equality is fading

    February 24, 2015

    In the first of his regular monthly updates, Keith Brockman, global tax director at Mars, lecturer and author of the Strategizing Multinational Tax Risks blog, looks at why countries are enacting unilateral legislation to limit interest deductibility, the shift in focus from eliminating double taxation to eliminating non-taxation, and why, as a result, double taxation via interest limitations is here to stay.

  • January 2015

    BEPS – Preventing treaty abuse: A practical perspective

    January 27, 2015

    Keith Brockman, global tax director at Mars and author of the International Tax Best Practices blog, analyses BEPS Action 6 on preventing treaty abuse, calling for more balance in seeking to avoid double taxation and double non-taxation, and more guidance on the interplay between domestic law and treaty interaction.

  • Mariano Giralt: Global custodian and acronym-buster

    January 27, 2015

    The landscape of international taxation is changing. The OECD’s BEPS project is likely to rewrite the rules governing international taxation in a way that has not been seen since the League of Nations shaped existing rules in the 1920s. A key component of this is taxation of the financial sector. Various sector-specific tax laws have been proposed. This is providing those in the sector with plenty to think about. One such figure is Mariano Giralt, Managing Director, Tax Services, at BNY Mellon. He talks to Matthew Gilleard about some of the key tax developments impacting financial services.

  • In taxpayers' sights: What to look out for in 2015

    January 27, 2015

    With multilateral projects due for final delivery, and many of 2014’s key themes lingering on, 2015 comes with a lot of unfinished business.

  • Full plate for taxpayers seeking certainty in 2015

    January 27, 2015

    With multilateral projects reaching their climax in 2015, the year ahead is sure to be filled with moments that define the future direction of international taxation. Matthew Gilleard highlights some of the major trends taxpayers should be looking out for in 2015.

  • Indirect tax: Innovation, energy, and e-commerce

    January 27, 2015

    As global communications become more efficient, developing countries are fast-tracking their progress to becoming global economies – with VAT and excise tax reforms a crucial part of that process. Meredith McBride speaks with indirect tax leaders to pinpoint the issues that will have taxpayers and their advisers scratching their heads in 2015.

  • Moving goalposts mean taxpayers must stay on toes

    January 27, 2015

    Joe Stanley-Smith analyses how new attitudes and initiatives from tax authorities in key jurisdictions will influence the national and international tax dispute landscape in 2015.

International Tax Review Profile

Unions: McDonald's ducks taxes with Luxembourg shelter http://t.co/OED12cGww7 via @flipboard

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RT @TheIFS: £8 billion giveaway used to boost corporate tax competitiveness; IFS note on coalition corporation tax policy effects http://t.…

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International Correspondents

After the Irish budget, what would make you more likely to put more substance into Ireland?