On December 10 2018, Portugal published Notice 144/2018 in the Official Gazette, announcing the new income tax treaty with Montenegro.
Under the 60-day rule in Cyprus, individuals are considered tax residents of Cyprus and benefit from the island's tax regime.
Russian legal entities that make capital gains from the sale of shares are eligible for a 0% tax rate, yet the criteria for satisfying this arrangement may not always be so simple.
Canada's Revenue Agency (CRA) confirmed in a recent technical interpretation (2017-071330117) that Canadian withholding tax can apply to the accrued (but unpaid) interest on a debt owed by a Canadian resident to a non-resident when the debt is assumed by another entity and such an assumption constitutes a "novation" of the debt obligation for purposes of the applicable commercial law.
Sponsored by BaseFirmaBrazil made a formal application to join the OECD in 2017, but the process is still mired with political uncertainty. BaseFirma's Davi Santana de Jesus outlies how the economy can expedite its application by reforming its transfer pricing framework.
Sponsored by CuatrecasasThe distribution of assets due to a foreign trust liquidation is in principle liable to stamp duty in Portugal. Does such taxation occur in all cases? Diogo Ortigão Ramos and Marta Duarte Silva of Cuatrecasas Portugal discuss.
Sponsored by EY in GreeceAfter a long-standing debate, Greece's tax authority has reduced the VAT threshold for pharmaceutical rebates. EY Greece's Nikoletta Merkouri discusses the impact for pharmaceutical companies.