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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24 February 2017

Featured Articles

  • India proposes restriction on deductibility of interest
  • Singapore’s 2017 budget contains BEPS measures


  • MOF updates list of comprehensive administrative assistance agreement countries


  • Innovation income deduction now effective

European Union

  • CJEU rules VAT deduction limit applies to businesses that hold participations


  • Tax authorities release CbC reporting form


  • Tax reform law includes withholding tax rate reduction and new limits on deductibility of royalty payments
  • Scope of transfer pricing rules broadened and clarified

In brief: News in brief from Australia, the EU, Hong Kong, Peru, Romania, St. Lucia and the UK.

BEPS corner: Updates on developments in the OECD’s BEPS initiative, including developments from Belgium, Canada, the EU, France, India and Singapore.

Tax treaty round up: Tax treaty developments in Austria, Chile, Czech Republic, Finland, Hong Kong, Iceland, Japan, Latvia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Switzerland, Turkey and the US.

Global Tax Alerts

  • Switzerland: Voters reject proposed form of Corporate Tax Reform III
  • United States: IRS releases initial list of LB&I campaigns
24 February 2017


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

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

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