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Tax Disputes Archive

  • April 2017

    Chevron’s landmark loss against ATO sets a precedent

    April 28, 2017

    The Australian Tax Office (ATO) will go after other multinationals that it believes to be guilty of tax avoidance after winning a landmark transfer pricing case against global oil and energy company Chevron over shifting profits to the US.

  • Amazon and its lessons for transfer pricing professionals

    April 26, 2017

    In light of the US Tax Court’s decision in Amazon v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, many important predictions have been made about the impact this case will have on future transfer pricing litigation. However, it is important to look at the valuable lessons that should be learned by practitioners, corporations, attorneys, and tax authorities when documenting intercompany transactions, specifically intangibles. John Wiora, director of operations at ktMINE, investigates.

  • India uncovers thousands of shell companies and $2 billion in fake transactions

    April 07, 2017

    The Indian government’s efforts to tackle the black economy has led to a crackdown against thousands of shell companies and tax bills to recover billions in unpaid taxes. The revenue department has warned of further intensified action over the coming days.

  • Rio Tinto to challenge A$447 million Australian tax bill

    April 07, 2017

    The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has issued tax assessments to seven multinational companies for a total of A$2.9 billion ($2.2 billion) in alleged unpaid taxes. Mining giant Rio Tinto is the first to come forward and says it will challenge the unfair assessment.

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