International updates - April 2017
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International updates - April 2017

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The latest international updates from our correspondents around the world.

Albania: DTA between Albania and Iceland becomes effective

Australia: Recent cross-border developments

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Amendments to the Profit Tax Law in Republic of Srpska of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Brazil: Brazil’s tax authority provides clarity on business tax matters

Bulgaria: Bulgaria amends VAT Law

Canada: Canadian government reaffirms commitment to combatting domestic and offshore tax avoidance and evasion

Chile: Tax consequences on international mergers

China: China’s tax policy priorities are set for 2017

Cyprus: Cyprus adopts start-up visa for third country nationals

European Union: EU targets 92 non-EU jurisdictions as potential tax havens

Georgia: Free industrial zones

Germany: German rules for restructuring relief

India: India GST: The final leg of the journey

Indonesia: Indonesia’s road to 2018 and the AEOI

Iran: Double tax treaty between Iran and Hungary enters into force

Italy: Non-resident individuals who transfer their place of residence to Italy

Luxembourg: Income threshold for non-residents to gain residency benefits to be put to the test

Mexico: General rules governing Mexico’s R&D tax credit

Poland: Reverse-charge on domestic construction services

Russia: First court case in Russia on new transfer pricing rules ends

South Africa: South African Budget 2017

Spain: Spanish corporate income tax hike: New measures

Switzerland: Swiss Federal Council to introduce revised CTR III legislation quickly

Turkey: New tax incentives introduced

US Inbound: BEPS transfer pricing rules may conflict with US TP rules

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