Dr. E. Brincker of Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, Johannesburg, discusses international tax proposals in the South Africa budget, delivered February 22, that will affect multinational corporations . . .
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The Australian Taxation Office (ATO), on 22 February, released Practical Compliance Guideline PCG 2017/2 (PCG 2017/2), outlining simplified transfer pricing record-keeping options to minimise record-keeping for eligible taxpayers, writes Davide Anghileri . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
Multinationals, particularly the largest firms, take advantage of profit shifting to low tax rate countries, mismatches between country tax systems, and preferential tax regimes to significantly lower their tax bills, though countries that strengthen their antiavoidance laws may be able . . .
Yoshio Uehara and Ignacio Mosquera of Chevez, Ruiz, Zamarripa y Cía., Mexico City, discuss new Mexican provisions allowing for transfer pricing adjustments as of January 1 . . .
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 . . . .
International tax specialist, Ashish Goel, analyzes key tax proposals in India’s 2017-18 budget, released today, that affect cross-border business, including important new interest deductibility limits, rules providing for secondary transfer pricing adjustments, and provisions clarifying taxation of indirect transfers of assets . . .
The OECD today released documents to implement peer review of countries' compliance with minimum standards devised under OECD/G20 base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) Action 13, dealing with country-by-country reporting, and . . .
The US IRS has announced that it has selected 13 tax and transfer pricing topics that it will focus on in an issue-based campaign to increase the tax compliance of large and/or international businesses. In a January 31 announcement, the IRS' Large Business and International division (LB&I) said it will . . .
Sriram Govind of the Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law discusses a circular issued by the Indian government January 27 which contains welcome clarifications on India's coming GAAR but also includes statements that will likely increase confusion, such as how the GAAR will be applied in some cases involving tax treaties . . .
In an effort to provide their tax administrations with tools to combat corporate tax avoidance through transfer pricing, officials from 7 more countries have signed an agreement setting out the parameters for automatic exchange of country-by-country reports on large . . .
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