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World Tax Advisor 8 March 2019

World Tax Advisor 15 February 2019

World Tax Advisor 7 December 2018

The World Tax Advisor 7 December includes in particular:

  • Barbados IBC and ISRL regimes to be abolished and no new licenses to be granted
  • Malaysia tax bills include BEPS measures, some Budget 2019 measures
  • Australia: Draft compliance guidelines on inbound distribution arrangements issued
  • Bahrain: MOF provides update on VAT implementation
  • China: Requirements for foreign investors to benefit from deferral of dividend WHT relaxed
  • Germany: Finance ministers of federals states reach agreement on tightening of RETT rules
  • India: ITAT rules on proof of residence for salary exemption for work performed overseas
  • Sweden: Parliament adopts proposal to amend CFC legislation

World Tax Advisor 9 November 2018

The World Tax Advisor 9 November  includes in particular

  • Minister of Finance issues decree on exit tax consequences where Germany’s taxing rights are restricted
  • Australia: Guidance issued on transfer pricing and financing arrangements
  • Denmark: Proposals would implement ATAD interest expense deduction limitation rules
  • Hong Kong: Enhanced deduction regime for R&D expenditure in effect
  • Italy: Draft 2019 budget law includes changes to tax incentives
  • Netherlands: Transition rules proposed to apply to shortened term of 30% facility
  • Ukraine: Draft law on BEPS released

World Tax Advisor 2 November 2018

The World Tax Advisor 2 November  includes in particular

  • UK Budget 2018 includes new digital services Tax
  • Australia: ATO releases guidelines on general anti-avoidance and hybrids
  • China: Draft IIT implementation regulations released for public consultation
  • Denmark: New guidance issued on VAT treatment of holding companies
  • Finland: Income register reporting to be introduced from 2019
  • Jersey: Draft legislation on company economic substance presented
  • Netherlands: Consultation launched on measures to implement EU ATAD II into domestic law
  • New Zealand: R&D tax incentive bill introduced to parliament
  • Spain: Draft bills issued on digital services and financial transaction taxes, ATAD measures

World Tax Advisor 19 October 2018

The World Tax Advisor 19 October includes in particular:

  • Aligning R&D arrangements and transfer pricing for MNEs operating in China
  • Australia: Tax cuts brought forward for companies with turnover under AUD 50 million
  • Australia: Black economy measures draw a wide net
  • Denmark: Significant changes to CFC legislation proposed
  • El Salvador: Tax authorities update tax haven guide
  • Malta: Rules from EU VAT package on e-commerce implemented
  • Netherlands: Amendments announced to 2019 tax package
  • OECD: Residence and citizenship by investment schemes posing CRS avoidance risk identified
  • Thailand: Lower VAT rate extended for another year

World Tax Advisor 5 October 2018

The World Tax Advisor 5 October includes in particular:

  • Australia releases discussion paper on taxation of
    digital economy
  • Belgium: New register of ultimate beneficial owners introduced
  • El Salvador: Tax amnesty period further extended
  • European Union: Liechtenstein, Peru removed from “grey” list of noncooperative jurisdictions
  • European Union: CJEU rules German trade tax rules violate EU law
  • Finland: Proposed rules would implement EU ATAD into domestic law
  • New Zealand: R&D tax incentive scheme details announced
  • OECD: Four countries deposit MLI ratification instruments, Aruba joins inclusive framework
  • Qatar: CbC reporting legislation implemented

World Tax Advisor 28 September 2018

The World Tax Advisor 28 September includes in particular:

  • French 2019 finance bill contains BEPS / EU ATAD 1 measures
  • Australia: R&D tax measures introduced into parliament
  • European Union: Commission finds no impermissible state aid in Luxembourg tax ruling case
  • Netherlands: Consultation on tax treaty policy and
    low-tax jurisdictions list
  • New Zealand: Perspectives on Tax Working Group
    interim report
  • Nigeria: FIRS releases new transfer pricing
    rules
  • Peru: Rules on PEs, interest expense
    deductibility, indirect transfers revised
  • Peru: Suspension of general anti-avoidance
    rule lifted
  • United States:House bill addresses sales tax
    collection post-Wayfair

World Tax Advisor 21 September 2018

The World Tax Advisor 21 September includes in particular:

  • Netherlands’ 2019 tax package includes plans to implement EU ATAD 1, reduce corporate tax rate
  • Australia: Guidance released on ATO role in foreign investment decisions
  • Belgium: Social security authorities change position on benefits granted by parent company
  • Brazil: CIT rate may be reduced and tax on profit distributions introduced
  • OECD: More CbC reporting guidance released for tax authorities and MNE groups
  • Switzerland: Impact of new French employee withholding tax rules for Swiss employers
  • United States: Treasury releases GILTI proposed regulations