International updates - April 2018
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International updates - April 2018

International Updates

The latest international updates from our correspondents around the world.

Australia: CGT, tax consolidation changes and RCF IV appeal

Belarus: Belarus makes a leap forward: legalises cryptocurrency and provides incentives for related income

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Amendments to the Law on Excise Duties in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Canada: Federal Court authorises CRA to obtain taxpayer information directly from PayPal Canada

Chile: Withholding tax of 35% on outbound payments for video games

China: Tax and regulatory reforms outlined as National People's Congress meets

Cyprus: Double tax treaty between Cyprus and Jersey enters into force

Georgia: Income tax treaty between Georgia and Moldova

Greece: ECJ decision on bad debt VAT relief could serve as a guide in many Greek cases

Hong Kong: A summary of Hong Kong's budget 2018 to 2019

India: No service tax applicable on reimbursements - Rule 5 beyond statute rules Supreme Court

Indonesia: New regulation on calculation of gross turnover

Italy: Ministry of Finance launches a public consultation on transfer pricing

Malta: Tonnage tax regime receives formal approval

New Zealand: New Zealand introduces further measures affecting investment in residential property

Poland: More tax exemptions but only for innovators and good employers

Portugal: European court rules on VAT on real estate transactions in Portugal

Russia: VAT on e-services broadens to cover B2B supplies in Russia from 2019

South Africa: 2018 budget: international tax proposals

Spain: Participation exemption regime: are losses obtained on intragroup transactions deductible?

Switzerland: Financial transactions transfer pricing - latest developments

Turkey: Important changes in the Turkish VAT system

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More from across our site

More than 1,000 PwC staff in China and Hong Kong engaged in improper answer sharing, it is understood
Yusuf Akhmadi of Indonesia’s Directorate General of Taxation reports on the country’s latest domestic and cross-border initiatives to clamp down on tax evasion
The new rate is a blow to Samsung, while two law firms have made significant tax hires into their respective Washington DC offices
Rema Serafi, KPMG’s first-ever female vice chair for tax, talks about breaking the mould in an exclusive interview with ITR
The metal multinational’s victory, in a case worth $12 million, continues the trend of companies coming out on top against India’s revenue department
Guy Bud and Matthew Greene from litigation firm Stewarts review a dispute on tiered partnerships, which raises questions on corporation tax and partnership law
The stagnating pay and tax bonuses cap follow slashed payouts for the deals team and business consolidation in the last month
A greater UN role has been secured after disagreements between developed and developing countries over the OECD’s influence in global tax reform
The US-based firm picks up investment fund specialist Ceinwen Rees, while Ireland nearly doubles its corporation tax receipts in three years
The order comes amid controversy over another of David Collard’s companies’ tax and TP affairs