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12 August 2016

Dbriefs Bytes brings you a weekly summary of the significant international tax developments impacting multinationals. This video is broadcast every Friday afternoon. Stay tuned!  Dbriefs Bytes is presented by Steve Towers, Asia Pacific Leader - International Tax

12 August 2016

1. BEPS (00:43)

1.1  CbC (00:55)

1.2  Other BEPS news (03:20)

  • For a copy of the UK's All-Party Parliamentary Group on Responsible Tax report, click here and the American Bar Association Tax Section's letter to the IRS, click here


2. India: GST (04:26)

  • For a copy of the Ministry of Finance Q&A guidance on the GST, click here


3. Australia (06:47)

3.1 Offshore hubs (07:07)

  • For a copy of Singapore's statement regarding Indonesia's tax amnesty, click here

3.2  Arrangements involving offshore PEs (13:34)

  • For a copy of the Taxpayer Alert regarding arrangements involving offshore PEs, click here

3.3 Other Taxpayer Alerts (17:27)


4. Cases (17:50)

4.1 India: Steria (18:02)

4.2 India: Instrumentarium Corporation (24:20)

  • For a copy of the Deloitte article on this case, click here


5. Asia Pacific (29:27)

  • Australia, China, Indonesia, Korea, New Zealand, Sri Lanka
  • For a copy of the Australian guidance regarding the high level design of the transfer pricing local file, click here and a copy of our slide deck summarising China's Bulletin 42, click here


6. Europe (32:11)

  • Cyprus, Finland, Luxembourg, Slovenia, Turkey, UK


7. Africa (34:04)

  • Mauritius, South Africa
  • For a copy of our Tax Alert on South Africa's second Draft Notice in regard to record-keeping for transfer pricing purposes, click here


8. Americas (34:49)

  • Canada, Panama, U.S.


9. Treaties (35:49)

  • Czech Republic / Iran, Hong Kong / Romania, Hong Kong / Russia, Jersey / Rwanda, Macedonia / Saudi Arabia, Malaysia / Ukraine, Senegal / UK, Singapore / South Africa

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2016 U.S. Model Treaty

Headquarters company
1 April 2016

Derivative benefits
18 March 2016

Special tax regimes
11 March 2016

Subsequent changes in law
4 March 2016

PEs in other States
26 February 2016

U.S. model treaty
19 February 2016


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