World Tax Advisor


World Tax Advisor

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World Tax Advisor is a bulletin of international tax developments written by professionals of the member firms of Deloitte. The newsletter focuses on analyses of cross-border tax developments that reflect the dynamic business environment faced by multinationals. The last issue of each month includes an update of recent tax treaty developments.

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28 April 2017

Featured Articles

  • Azerbaijan tax reform includes new transfer pricing and anti-avoidance rules


  • 2017 tax reform enacted


  • Rules for claiming tax treaty benefits revised


  • New rules in effect for claiming tax treaty relief

Saudi Arabia

  • Minister of Finance issues new zakat regulations


  • Update on revised corporate tax reform proposal

United Kingdom

  • Scope of double taxation treaty passport scheme expanded

United States

  • White House unveils largely familiar tax reform principles

In brief: News in brief from China, Netherlands, the OECD, Peru, Switzerland, the UK and the US.

BEPS corner: Updates on developments in the OECD BEPS initiative, including developments from Australia, Brazil, Japan and the US.

Tax treaty round up: Tax treaty developments in China, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Korea, Latvia, Philippines, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, Switzerland and the UK.

Global Tax Alerts

  • Australia: Australia’s new penalty laws for CbC reporting and an update on its implementation approach
  • Brazil: Status of US-Brazil bilateral competent authority agreement on automatic exchange of CbC report
28 April 2017


14 April 2017
Changes to Vietnam’s transfer pricing rules bring the rules in line with BEPS actions

24 March 2017
Oman makes wide-ranging changes to tax law

10 March 2017
South Africa’s 2017 budget includes overall commitment to BEPS project

24 February 2017
India proposes restriction on deductibility of interest

10 February 2017
Measures in India’s budget 2017 affect nonresidents

27 January 2017
Colombia enacts extensive tax reform

13 January 2017
Practical aspects of tax registration by digital services providers under Russia’s new VAT rules

16 December 2016
UK releases draft legislation on rules restricting deductibility of corporate interest expense

25 November 2016
Papua New Guinea taxation of resources/non-resources sectors harmonized, CbC reporting introduced

11 November 2016
Cyprus amends IP regime to introduce OECD nexus approach

28 October 2016
France’s abolition of surtax exemption on tax-consolidated group distributions will not apply retroactively

14 October 2016
European Commission state aid investigation of Gibraltar tax rulings extended

23 September 2016
Egypt introduces new VAT law

9 September 2016
Belgian government plans replacement for patent income deduction

19 August 2016
Georgia to move to distributed profit tax system

22 July 2016
Direct and indirect tax implications of Brexit

24 June 2016
EU CbC reporting directive in effect

10 June 2016
UK launches consultation on tax deductibility of corporate interest expense

27 May 2016
India plugs capital gains exemption loophole under tax treaty with Mauritius

13 May 2016
Australia's tax authorities target cross-border profit-shifting arrangements

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