Bhavik Timbadia and Hussain Sunel of BMR & Associates LLP discuss the newly revised draft UN Practical Manual on Transfer Pricing for Developing Countries, focusing on the India chapter, which reveals Indian tax authorities' current transfer pricing positions, including some surprising views on low value adding intra-group services . . .
India's finance ministry on January 17 announced that it will suspend the operation of a circular issued last month concerning the taxation in India of indirect transfers of Indian assets through offshore . . .
Sriram Govind of the Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law discusses reports that India will not renegotiate its tax treaty with the Netherlands, as it did with Mauritius, Cyprus, and Singapore, and addresses the impact of the countries' expected signing of the BEPS multilateral instrument . . .
See: The Economic Times.
International tax specialist Ashish Goel analyzes the major changes made by a new protocol to the India and Singapore tax treaty, signed in late December . . .
See: Times of India.
India and Kazakhstan have signed a protocol to amend their 1996 tax treaty, the Indian government announced today. The new protocol . . .
See: Release. The protocol will be analyzed in detail in a future MNE Tax article.
India on December 21 set out a series of questions and answers clarifying the taxation . . .
The revised India-Cyprus tax treaty, signed November 18, has entered . . .
Mansi Seth, head of Nishith Desai Associates’ US practice, and Ashish Sodhani, a senior member of the firm's international tax practice, discuss the renegotiated India-Cyprus tax treaty, which provides for source-based taxation of capital gains arising from alienation of shares . . .
Heads of revenue of the BRICS countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa - at a meeting held December 5--6 in Mumbai, expressed support for measures . . .
The Swiss government has today announced a consultation on commencing automatic exchange of information in tax matters with 22 countries, writes Davide Anghileri, a lecturer at the University of Lausanne . . .
Davide Anghileri of the University of Lausanne discusses Switzerland and India's November 22 signing of a joint declaration on the introduction of automatic exchange of information in tax matters . . .
India and US tax officials have resolved 108 mutual agreement procedure (MAP) tax disputes and have reached agreement on the their first bilateral advance pricing agreement (APA), India's Central Board of Direct . . .
Shri Sushil Chandra on November 1 took over the role of chair of India's Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), the Indian government has announced. He replaces former. . .
A double tax treaty signed by India and Korea on May 18, 2015, entered into force on September 12, the government of India announced . . .
BRICS leaders, following their summit held October 15--16, called for tax policies that promote inclusive growth and expressed support for the implementation of the OECD/G20 base erosion profit shifting . . .
The UN Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters (Committee) has released several reports in advance of its annual meeting, slated for October 11--14 in New York, revealing that significant changes to the UN transfer pricing manual and model tax convention are . . .
Japan's Ministry of Finance today announced that two tax agreements will enter into force: a tax treaty with Germany and a protocol to a tax treaty with India. Notifications . . .
The countries that have joined the inclusive framework established to carry out the work of the OECD/G20 base erosion profit shifting (BEPS) project are likely to eventually take on international tax work outside of the BEPS . . .