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International updates - March 2016


The latest international updates from our correspondents around the world.

Albania: Albania and Morocco sign tax treaty

Brazil: Brazilian Federal Revenue Agency publishes tax decision on contribution of know-how into capital

Brazil: Brazil introduces regularisation programme for certain assets held abroad

Canada: Canadian voluntary disclosure programme rises in popularity

Chile: Chile’s new (not-so-)thin capitalisation rules

China: China’s 150% super deduction regulation

Cyprus: Reduced withholding tax rate on dividends from Russia to Cyprus

Georgia: Cyprus – Georgia tax treaty enters into force

Germany: German Federal Tax Court questions constitutionality of interest deduction limitation rule

Indonesia: Indonesia updates Asian treaty network; issues foreign customers’ exchange of information for financial institutions

Italy: Italy enhances IP regime and introduces grandfathering period for trademarks

Luxembourg: Luxembourg and the new face of the Russian tax realm

FYR Macedonia: FYR Macedonia and Israel sign tax treaty

Malta: Malta publishes Common Reporting Standard guidelines

Montenegro: Montenegro’s tax treatment of foreign corporate executives

New Zealand: New Zealand continues tax administration reform

Norway: Foreign rig owner wins Norway Supreme Court case concerning limited tax liability

Poland: Poland introduces new R&D tax incentives

Serbia: Serbia signs 66th double tax treaty

Spain: Control of state aid in Canary Islands investments

Switzerland: Swiss securities transfer tax – No new treatment for Swiss fund managers

Turkey: Constitutionality of the Turkish withholding tax rules: new decision, old school approaches and still a lack of legality

US Inbound: US revises treaty model

US Outbound: US issues proposed CbCR regulations

more across site & bottom lb ros

More from across our site

The European Commission wanted to make an example of US companies like Apple, but its crusade against ‘sweetheart’ tax rulings may be derailed at the CJEU.
The OECD has announced that a TP training programme is about to conclude in West Africa, a region that has been plagued by mispricing activities for a number of years.
Richard Murphy and Andrew Baker make the case for tax transparency as a public good and how key principles should lead to a better tax system.
‘Go on leave, effective immediately’, PwC has told nine partners in the latest development in the firm’s ongoing tax scandal.
The forum heard that VAT professionals are struggling under new pressures to validate transactions and catch fraud, responsibilities that they say should lie with governments.
The working paper suggested a new framework for boosting effective carbon rates and reducing the inconsistency of climate policy.
UAE firm Virtuzone launches ‘TaxGPT’, claiming it is the first AI-powered tax tool, while the Australian police faces claims of a conflict of interest over its PwC audit contract.
The US technology company is defending its past Irish tax arrangements at the CJEU in a final showdown that could have major political repercussions.
ITR’s Indirect Tax Forum heard that Italy’s VAT investigation into Meta has the potential to set new and expensive tax principles that would likely be adopted around the world
Police are now investigating the leak of confidential tax information by a former PwC partner at the request of the Australian government.