Tag Archives: European Union

World Tax Advisor 12 April 2019

World Tax Advisor 12 April 2019

World Tax Advisor 29 March 2019

World Tax Advisor 15 March 2019

World Tax Advisor 8 March 2019

World Tax Advisor 22 February 2019

World Tax Advisor 8 February 2019

The World Tax Advisor 8 February includes in particular:

  • Peru: Income tax regulations updated to implement significant tax changes in Peru
  • Belgium: ATAD interest deduction limitation rules apply as from 1 January 2019
  • Botswana: Transfer pricing, interest deductibility regimes enacted, IFSC regime amended
  • Denmark: Guidance issued on extension of interest exemption under thin cap rules
  • European Union: European Commission requests Germany to revise exit tax rules
  • France: Digital services tax proposal to be presented to parliament
  • Portugal: 2019 budget law contains corporate, individual and indirect tax changes
  • South Africa: VAT e-services regulations amended
  • Thailand: International Business Center regime enacted

World Tax Advisor 1 February 2019

World Tax Advisor 18 January 2019

The World Tax Advisor 18 January includes in particular:

  • Italy: Italy’s 2019 budget law introduces new digital services tax
  • Australia: Simplified transfer pricing record keeping options updated
  • British Virgin Islands: Legislation on economic substance passed
  • European Union: European Commission considers process of making EU tax policy
  • Italy: Legislative decree transposing EU ATAD includes significant changes to tax law
  • Mexico: Tax incentives granted to taxpayers in northern border region
  • Mexico: New decrees may give rise to constitutional challenges in court
  • Netherlands: 2019 tax package enacted
  • United Kingdom: New compliance facility introduced for diverted profits tax
  • United Kingdom: Review of corporate intangible fixed assets regime
  • Uruguay: Guidance on CbC reporting requirements issued

World Tax Advisor 11 January 2019

The World Tax Advisor 11 January includes in particular:

  • France: Finance law for 2019 implements ATAD 1 measures, changes tax consolidation rules
  • Bermuda: Legislation on economic substance passed
  • China: Final IIT regulations revise draft rules
  • Colombia: Tax reform legislation includes progressive reduction in corporate income tax rate
  • European Union: Commission concludes state aid investigation of Gibraltar
  • Japan: Diet approves 2019 tax reform proposals
  • Luxembourg: Law implementing ATAD 1 published in official gazette
  • Netherlands: List of low tax jurisdictions published
  • Romania: Tax on financial assets of banks introduced
  • Saudi Arabia: Draft zakat regulations released for public comment
  • Sweden: New penalty introduced for FATCA/CRS reporting violations
  • Sweden: Server can be considered a permanent establishment
  • Uruguay: Requirments relating to free zones modified

 

World Tax Advisor 21 December 2018

The World Tax Advisor 21 December includes in particular:

  • Saudi Arabia releases draft transfer pricing regulations
  • Belgium: Transfer pricing documentation deadline extended
  • Cambodia: 2019 tax law changes would distinguish between legal and “physical” persons
  • Cyprus: CbC reporting deadline extended
  • European Union: CJEU rules German RETT intragroup exemption in line with EU state aid rules
  • Finland: Final interest deduction limitation rules include changes to group ratio rule
  • Greece: Capital tax exemption introduced for capital investments in R&D
  • Italy: Tax amnesty introduced for taxpayers to settle their tax positions
  • Malta: EU ATAD implemented into domestic law
  • Netherlands: New income thresholds for highly skilled migrants
  • Sweden: New precedent on taxation of stock options

 

World Tax Advisor 16 November 2018

The World Tax Advisor 16 November  includes in particular

  • Finland proposes changes to CFC rules based on EU ATAD
  • Egypt: Updated transfer pricing guidelines issued
  • European Union: Directive allowing reduced VAT rates adopted
  • European Union: Namibia removed from EU list of
    noncooperative jurisdictions
  • Guernsey: Draft regulations on company economic
    substance published
  • Hong Kong: Discussion paper released on proposed
    tax exemption for investment funds
  • Italy: Tax authorities clarify VAT grouping
    rules and VAT treatment of transfer
    pricing adjustments
  • Peru: Due date extended for filing CbC report
    for FY 2017
  • South Africa: SARS proposes penalty for failure to
    file income tax returns
  • United Kingdom: Public consultation on proposed digital
    services tax launched
  • United States: Deadlines to request competent
    authority assistance in transfer pricing
    disputes

 

World Tax Advisor 12 October 2018

The World Tax Advisor 12 October includes in particular:

  • Ireland budget 2019 includes measures to implement EU ATAD
  • Bahrain: VAT to be introduced as from 1 January 2019
  • Belgium: Cooperative tax compliance program pilot to launch at end of 2018
  • El Salvador: Changes made to information required in transfer pricing report form
  • European Union: EU council agrees on proposals to reform VAT system
  • France: Income tax withholding considerations regarding internationally mobile employees
  • Germany: MOF publishes first draft of Brexit Tax Implementation Act
  • Hong Kong: Overview of tax law changes under new BEPS law
  • Ireland: Taxpayers can be selected for “compliance interventions” based on risk factors
  • Thailand: BEPS-type transfer pricing documentation rules to be introduced
  • United Kingdom: MLI enters into force in respect of UK

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