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  • December 2013

    Six more FATCA intergovernmental agreements and details of data exchange announced

    December 20, 2013

    It has been a breathless time for the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), the US law aimed at uncovering undisclosed money held by Americans in overseas banks.

  • Taxpayers are preparing for more transparency but fear the extra burden

    December 20, 2013

    Companies want more guidance and advice from tax authorities about how to manage tax transparency, a topic that is set to be key to the outcomes from the OECD’s BEPS project over the next two years. That was one of the more important findings from a survey of more than 100 global organisations.

  • Enhanced relationship in developing countries depends on trust, confidence and transparency

    December 17, 2013

    Questions about what the concept of the enhanced relationship between taxpayers, officials and advisers should look like in developing countries, whether the idea would encourage voluntary compliance by taxpayers and what steps should be taken to enhance such a relationship, were raised during a panel discussion at the Foundation for International Taxation’s annual conference in Mumbai on December 6.

  • Widmer-Schlumpf talks up Swiss tax achievements in 2013

    December 17, 2013

    Talk about having a lot to deal with. If one finance minister was at the centre of most of the controversial tax issues in 2013, mainly to do with the exchange of tax information, it was Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf of Switzerland.

  • New Brazilian measure on interaction between IFRS and corporate tax may increase bills

    December 11, 2013

    Taxpayers should be aware that the period of tax neutrality related to the adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) in Brazil ended with the enactment of Federal Government Provisional Measure 627 on November 11.

  • FASB says it will consult on reducing complexity of FAS 109

    December 10, 2013

    The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) in the US has acknowledged that certain parts of the standard used to account for income taxes cause problems for investors and other users.

  • Ryan and Altalex join up

    December 10, 2013

  • Tax tips for international companies in the Netherlands

    December 04, 2013

    Only a few weeks to go before the start of the new year. This is the time to check whether taking action before January 1 2014 could give you a tax advantage. Here are 11 tax tips and points to note for international companies covering various Dutch tax areas.

  • US promises more IGAs for FATCA implementation

    December 04, 2013

    The Cayman Islands and Costa Rica have become the 11th and 12th jurisdictions to sign bilateral intergovernmental agreements (IGA) with the US for the implementation of the Foreign Account Compliance Act (FATCA). And soon there could be at least 28, which are being used as the mechanism to clamp down on undeclared assets held by US citizens with foreign financial institutions (FFIs).

  • What you have missed on ITR Premium

    December 02, 2013

    Tax avoidance; tax treaty benefits; Verizon; Apple; Polish VAT; Australian carbon tax; Tax risk assessment; EC corporate tax rules

  • The case for stronger tax risk management strategies

    December 01, 2013

    David Franco, senior Latin America analyst at risk analysis company Maplecroft, explores the evolution of anti-avoidance measures in the region, explaining why multinationals must be prepared for greater scrutiny of their tax affairs in Latin American countries in a trend that follows what is happening in Europe and the US.

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