Maandelijks archief: april 2019

Companies bemoan benchmarking focus

Companies are increasingly frustrated by the benchmarking process, questioning whether they are useful at all after finding that even the most carefully constructed benchmark studies can be challenged by tax authorities. Lees verder

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Tax heads: The tax system is fine, it’s the day-to-day reality that’s the problem

Tax heads expressed their frustrations with how negotiations with tax authorities often end up in negotiated settlements, and their scepticism that these same tax authorities will agree with each other on global reforms, at an ITR conference today. Lees verder

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Dominica joins international efforts against tax evasion and avoidance

Today, at the OECD Headquarters in Paris, H.E. Sharlene Shillingford-McKlmon, Ambassador of Dominica to the European Union, signed the Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters (the Convention). Dominica is the 128th ju… Lees verder

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Johnson & Johnson’s Katherine Amos on how tax heads can shape the policy conversation

Katherine Amos, VP for global transfer pricing and tax disputes at Johnson & Johnson, speaks to ITR about the potential benefits for tax heads of speaking openly about tax policy in order to influence the global conversation. Lees verder

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Johnson & Johnson’s Katherine Amos on how tax heads can shape the policy conversation

Katherine Amos, VP for global transfer pricing and tax disputes at Johnson & Johnson, speaks to ITR about the potential benefits for tax heads of speaking openly about tax policy in order to influence the global conversation. Lees verder

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Do tech companies hold the solution to taxing the digital economy?

The digital revolution has transformed business models, entire economies and the lives of people around the globe. It has also tested the concept of traditional corporate tax rules, designed largely in the first half of the 20th century. These rules ar… Lees verder

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The potential of blockchain for VAT recovery and compliance

Antonio Lanotte, European senior finance, controlling and tax manager at Pentair, explains how using blockchain technology can increase a business’s VAT recovery rate and compliance burden.
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The potential of blockchain for VAT recovery and compliance

Antonio Lanotte, European senior finance, controlling and tax manager at Pentair, explains how using blockchain technology can increase a business’s VAT recovery rate and compliance burden.
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Blockchain case study: a way to speed up Mexico’s tax refunds

Mexico’s tax authorities could have avoided legal action from businesses looking for compensation over slow tax refunds by replacing legacy reporting systems with blockchain technology, say tax experts.
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Blockchain case study: a way to speed up Mexico’s tax refunds

Mexico’s tax authorities could have avoided legal action from businesses looking for compensation over slow tax refunds by replacing legacy reporting systems with blockchain technology, say tax experts.
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How not to deliver nasty tax surprises to your boss

Nobody likes to receive bad news, and worrying about giving it can be just as unpleasant. But warning the board of threats and potential bad news is a crucial part of the role of the contemporary in-house tax advisor. Lees verder

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Blackstone restructures as corporation after TCJA

Following US tax reform, Blackstone has decided to give up its complex partnership structure to reduce its tax compliance burden and make its stock more attractive to investors. However, it will likely cost the company more in taxes. Lees verder

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Brazil affirms tax benefit for sales to the free trade zone of Manaus

Brazil has affirmed that sales to the Amazonian free trade zone of Manaus must be equal to export transactions. Machado Associados’ Ricardo M. Debatin da Silveira and Rogério Gaspari Coelho discuss the potential tax credits for exporters over the last five years.
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Austria proposes new, permanent digital tax

Austria has proposed a new digital services tax (DST), motivated by a desire to level the playing field for domestic media companies, which it says it would not repeal even if the OECD reaches consensus on digital tax measures. Lees verder

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Tax liabilities to fluctuate under alternative rates after Libor is phased out

Tax professionals are concerned about a rising tax burden from adjusting profit and loss (P&L) statements after regulators axe the London inter-bank offered rate (Libor), mainly from trying to re-negotiate legacy inter-company loan contracts. Lees verder

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