Davide Anghileri, a lecturer at the University of Lausanne, discusses a Court of Justice of the European Union decision which concludes that Portugal's current practice of denying Portuguese companies a deduction for intercompany dividends received from Tunisian or Lebanese subsidiaries violates EU law . . .
Finland's Ministry of Finance today announced that it has reached an agreement with the Portuguese government on the terms of a . . .
In an effort to provide their tax administrations with more tools to combat corporate tax avoidance through transfer pricing, officials from 31 countries today signed an agreement setting . . .
In a paper released November 13, the UK's HMRC has announced that it will begin tax treaty negotiations with Nepal, Romania, Trinidad, Tobago . . .
The European Commission has enlarged its state aid investigation into private tax ruling practices to cover all 28 European Union states. "The Commission will ask Member States to provide information about their tax ruling practice, in particular to confirm whether they provide tax rulings, and, if they do, to request a list of all companies that have received a tax ruling from 2010 to 2013," the Commission said December 17 in a press release . . .
New Zealand expects in 2015 to negotiate tax treaties or protocols with Korea, Australia, Norway, Slovak Republic, China . . .
The US Treasury Department has updated its FATCA website, reporting that Portugal has signed a Model 1 intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with the United States . . .
Portugal, on March 5, ratified at tax treaty Georgia, signed December 12, 2012. An English-language version of the treaty is available . . .