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Australia and UK want to go “further and faster” than the OECD on diverted profits action

The UK diverted profits tax (DPT) – dubbed the Google tax – has been in effect for almost a month, and Australia is looking at similar action to be included in its May 12 Budget speech, after signalling a desire to move “further and faster” than the OECD-led BEPS project. If other jurisdictions follow suit, this could drastically dilute the impact of multilateral efforts.

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