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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23 September 2016

Featured Articles

  • Egypt introduces new VAT law


  • Third protocol signed to tax arrangement with Macau


  • Tax package for 2017 presented


  • Changes proposed to related party and acquisition financing rules

New Zealand

  • Discussion document released on hybrid mismatch arrangements


  • Federal tax holiday rules revised

In brief: News in brief from the Bahamas, Belgium, Canada, Columbia, the EU, Germany, India, Puerto Rico and the US.

BEPS corner: Updates on developments in the OECD’s BEPS initiative, including developments from New Zealand and the OECD.

Tax treaty round up: Tax treaty developments in Austria, Chile, China, Germany, Iceland, India, Israel, Kenya, Liechtenstein, Malta, the Netherlands, Pakistan, Portugal, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, the US and Vietnam.

Global Tax Alerts

  • Brazil: Definition of “substantial economic activities” clarified for grey list
  • United States: Notice 2016-52 introduces new foreign tax credit splitter arrangements
23 September 2016


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

22 April 2016
Modernized EU customs rules to enter into effect

8 April 2016
Canada’s 2016-17 federal budget affects back-to-back arrangements

25 March 2016
Analysis of BEPS measures in India’s 2016 budget

11 March 2016
India’s 2016 budget includes BEPS-related measures

26 February 2016
Australia’s new tax treaty with Germany contains BEPS measures

12 February 2016
European Commission releases proposed anti-tax avoidance package

22 January 2016
Russian government releases draft law introducing VAT on e-services

8 January 2016
French finance laws adopted

11 December 2015
China enhances super deduction for R&D expenses

27 November 2015
Overview of Thailand’s new IHQ/ITC regime

13 November 2015
Rulings clarify scope of FTS income under India’s tax treaties with the UK and the US

23 October 2015
Update on potential introduction of VAT in GCC countries

9 October 2015
Final OECD BEPS reports released: An overall perspective

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