See: Start Making Sense.
The Irish government on February 21 launched a consultation seeking public feedback in connection with a review of Ireland’s corporation tax . . .
Davide Anghileri, of the University of Lausanne, discusses an EU Council compromise agreement, reached today, on a directive addressing hybrid mismatches involving non-EU countries . . .
Aisling Donohue, a tax partner at mgpartners, Dublin, discusses Apple’s grounds for appealing the EU Commission's State aid decision against Ireland, published today in summary form, noting that Apple's arguments diverge somewhat from Ireland's arguments. . .
An EU Commission proposal to require public country-by-country reporting by multinationals operating in Europe should be extended to cover many more multinationals and to mandate much more robust . . .
See: Luxemburger Wort.
Ireland's Minister for Finance Michael Noonan today expressed opposition to EU Commission proposals for a common consolidated corporate tax base (CCCTB) and public country-by-country reporting, arguing that both measures are counterproductive . . .
Ukraine and the US have signed a Model 1 FATCA intergovernmental agreement (IGA) according to an . . .
See: The Telegraph.
Corporate tax reform III was rejected by popular referendum today, with 59.1 percent of the population voting against the Swiss government proposal, writes MNE Tax contributing editor, Davide Anghileri, of the University of Lausanne . . .
Julian Feiner of Dentons, London, discusses proposed Australian legislation, introduced into Parliament February 9, that would implement a diverted profits tax, comparing the draft to the UK DPT . . .
The European Court of Justice has published a reference for an Austrian case (Case C-648/15) concerning whether Austria or Germany can tax profit-participation certificates (Genussscheine). Austria claims that the Court should hold that . . .
The European Council on February 7 released the Maltese Presidency’s work plan regarding tax measures to prevent base erosion and profit shifting by multinationals, notes Davide Anghileri of the University of Lausanne . . .
Ireland has concluded negotiations for a new tax treaty with Oman and expects the treaty to be signed shortly, Irish Revenue . . .
Indian and Austrian government officials on February 6 signed a protocol to their 1999 tax treaty that would broaden the scope of the countries' existing framework of exchange of tax. . . .
Daniel Garabedian and Steven Peeters, of Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick, Brussels, discuss a Belgian law passed last week that modifies the tax incentives for multinational enterprises that derive income from intellectual property rights . . .
Squire Patton Boggs has today announced that UK international and Africa tax expert, Jeremy Cape, has joined the firm as a partner. Cape will join the firm's Tax Strategy . . .
Mary Cosgrove, a tax lecturer at the J. E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics at the National University of Ireland, discusses Ireland's arguments in the Apple State aid case before the Court of Justice of the European Union, as revealed in the government’s summary of legal proceedings, released today . . . .
Davide Anghileri of the University of Lausanne discusses Switzerland's decision to launch a consultation on automatic exchange of information with 20 more countries . . .
Mary Cosgrove, a tax lecturer at the J. E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics at the National University of Ireland, Galway, provides an update of the EU Commission's State aid challenge to tax rulings granted by Ireland to Apple . . .