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 . . .
Davide Anghileri of the University of Lausanne provides an overview of the tax proposals of interest to multinationals in Singapore's budget, presented to parliament on February 20, . . .
See: Start Making Sense.
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 . . .
The Irish government on February 21 launched a consultation seeking public feedback in connection with a review of Ireland’s corporation tax . . .
See: Bloomberg BNA.
Stefano Mariani and Calvin Ng of Deacons provide a comprehensive analysis of the tax proposals in Hong Kong’s budget 2017--2018, released today, which the authors argue do little to promote Hong-Kong's long-term competitiveness . . .
Switzerland’s Federal Council today mandated that the Federal Department of Finance (FDF) prepare a new corporate tax reform proposal by mid-2017, following the rejection of corporate tax reform III in a popular referendum earlier this month, writes Davide Anghileri of the University of Lausanne. . . .
See: Budget. *The budget will be analyzed in a forthcoming MNE Tax article.
Hong Kong and Pakistan signed a tax treaty on February 17, the Hong Kong government has announced. This is the 37th tax treaty signed by . . .
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.
The Australian government is moving forward with efforts to establish a public register of the beneficial owners of companies to put an end . . .
A tax information exchange agreement between Japan and Panama, signed August 25, 2016, will enter into force on March 12, Japan's Ministry . . .
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 . . .