International updates - May 2014
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International updates - May 2014

The latest international updates from our correspondents around the world.

Albania: VAT Reimbursement Procedure Directive

Australia: Australian offshore voluntary disclosure initiative 2014

Brazil: Attorney general of the National Treasury issues opinion so as to apply treaty provisions regarding the payment of service fees

Bulgaria: Bulgarian National Revenue Agency’s official position on reinvoicing of expenses

Canada: Canada’s 2014 budget eliminates tax benefits of immigration trusts

China: New foreign exchange policies on supporting the development of China (Shanghai) pilot free trade zone

Cyprus: Timeframes for registration of Cyprus international trusts

EU: Political agreement on new EU rules on PPLs/hybrid loans

Germany: Restrictive application of the German trust model

Hong Kong: TIEA signed with US

India: Indian government proposes revised version of Indian Tax Laws

Italy: New exchange of information rules implemented in Italy

FYR Macedonia: FYR Macedonia ratifies double tax treaty with Bosnia & Herzegovina

Malta: Malta’s recent efforts towards effective exchange of information

Mexico: Limitation on income tax deductions affecting international transactions

Montenegro: Witholding tax on dividends and its methodology

New Zealand: New Zealand’s Inland Revenue finalises interpretation statement on tax residence

Serbia: Determining the income tax for non-profit organisations in Serbia

South Africa: Tax dispute resolution

Spain: Government prepares sweeping tax reform

Switzerland: Revised guidance on the taxation of Swiss principal companies

Ukraine: Ukraine enacts a package of anti-crisis tax changes

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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
NASSCOM, which represents over 3,000 Indian companies, has argued for the removal of the segmentation rule