- German tax planning: Anti-hybrid financing measuresGermany has acted before the OECD’s final recommendations on hybrid mismatches by including anti-hybrid financing measures in the 2013 Annual Tax Act. Oliver Wehnert and David Martiny of EY explore whether the German legislation is producing the results the government wants and look at how the law should change, as well as assessing the likelihood […]
- New era for dependent agent PEs in Germany?Susann van der Ham and Guido Schepers of PwC discuss the recently approved ordinance on the application of the arm’s-length principle to permanent establishments (PEs), addressing the impact of the introduced section 39 of the ordinance on the attribution of profits to dependent agent PEs in Germany to analyse whether the ordinance approval signals the […]
- Indian Government will not appeal Vodafone decisionThe Indian Government has decided not to appeal the Bombay High Court (HC) ruling which stated Vodafone was not liable to pay a 3,200 crore ($525 million) tax demand.
- Canada tax lawTaxman LetterBomb taxes taxman "tax problem" "CRA problem" DioGuardi "DioGuardi tax" "tax law" "canada tax law" "canada tax problem" "tax amnesty" "canada tax amnesty" …
- Legal tax sheltersHow John LaBruzzo Wants To End Welfare Abuse www.corrupt.org How can we get more people who rely on government to have fewer children who rely on government? This was the question John …
- UK urgently considers investment allowance to offset high oil taxesAmid collapsing oil prices, the recent 2% tax reduction for British oil exploration companies is not enough, say tax advisers and analysts. North Sea oil companies say that their ability to stay competitive in the long term will be severely shaken unless steps are taken to alleviate the tax burden.
- Full plate for taxpayers seeking certainty in 2015With multilateral projects reaching their climax in 2015, the year ahead is sure to be filled with moments that define the future direction of international taxation. Matthew Gilleard highlights some of the major trends taxpayers should be looking out for in 2015.
- BEPS – Preventing treaty abuse: A practical perspectiveKeith Brockman, global tax director at Mars and author of the International Tax Best Practices blog, analyses BEPS Action 6 on preventing treaty abuse, calling for more balance in seeking to avoid double taxation and double non-taxation, and more guidance on the interplay between domestic law and treaty interaction.