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  • December 2018

    Tax and HR departments must collaborate to avoid costly IR35 non-compliance

    December 12, 2018

    Corporate tax functions must work closely with HR departments immediately to ensure their businesses are ready to comply with the UK’s IR35 legislation, governing payroll taxes and employee contracts, by April 2020.

  • Brazil’s proposal to define the ‘export of services’

    December 10, 2018

    Brazil’s Federal Revenue Services issued a Normative Opinion to define the “export of services” for tax exemption purposes

  • Indian GAAR disputes to continue but there is hope, say tax directors

    December 10, 2018

    Tax departments must be extra-vigilant to avoid costly litigation resulting from India’s recurrent and creative use of the general anti-avoidance rule, say tax directors – but even strong documentation may not be enough.

  • Traditional retailers welcome German marketplace VAT compliance law

    December 10, 2018

    German retailers are pleased with a new VAT compliance law which will put additional obligations on online platforms selling goods, which they say will help level the playing field. But major platforms like Amazon, eBay and Etsy face a compliance headache.

  • Digital tax ball ‘back in the OECD court’

    December 06, 2018

    Member states have killed off the EU’s digital services tax (DST) proposal, but companies fear this will make unilateral action more likely.

  • Global Tax 20 2018

    December 05, 2018

    International Tax Review’s Global Tax 20 highlights the most influential people, events, countries and companies which have had an impact on the global tax landscape during the past year. The top 10 are out now, and the full list will be released later this month.

  • Banks and governments look to blockchain to cut costs and tax fraud

    December 05, 2018

    Blockchain is becoming a likely option for businesses to meet their tax obligations as banks and governments take action to implement the digital ledger technology to cut costs and curb tax fraud.

  • Businesses brace for controversial Polish mandatory disclosure rules

    December 03, 2018

    Tax heads and advisors are in the dark about how Poland’s mandatory disclosure rules (MDR) will work. Poland’s measures go beyond the EU Directive and could set a standard among EU nations implementing MDR.

  • Evolution and adaptation with Kering Group

    December 03, 2018

    Kering’s Group Tax Director Sophie Maddaloni explains how the group’s corporate structure has enabled it to transform from a timber and construction specialist, to a distribution business, to the luxury goods group it is today.

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