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Tax Disputes Archive

  • January 2017

    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.

  • The evolution of CARF jurisprudence in cases of goodwill

    January 27, 2017

    Ana Paula S Lui Barreto of law firm Mattos Filho discusses how future disputes will be affected by the new way Brazilian courts determine cases concerning the tax depreciation of financial goodwill when privatising a business.

  • EC delves deeper into Engie’s tax affairs

    January 10, 2017

    French electric utility company GDF Suez group (now Engie) could face a tax bill of around €300 million ($318 million) if the European Commission upholds its preliminary decision that the company received illegal state aid benefits from Luxembourg via tax rulings that go as far back as 2008.

  • No more secret tax rulings in the EU?

    January 10, 2017

    The European Union’s new transparency rules for tax rulings have entered into force, but will it really be the end of secret or controversial tax rulings?

  • The Asia Tax Awards 2017: Enter your firm now

    January 06, 2017

    Companies, firms and individuals in 18 jurisdictions are eligible to compete for the Asia Tax Awards 2017.

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