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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25 November 2016

Featured Articles

  • Papua New Guinea taxation of resources/non-resources sectors harmonized, CbC reporting introduced


  • GST to apply to low value imported goods


  • Tax treaty signed with UK

European Union

  • Commission finds Hungarian advertisement tax breaches EU law


  • Treatment of interest on certain medium or long-term loans clarified


  • Characterization of a PE for VAT purposes

In brief: News in brief from Austria, China, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Panama, Poland, Spain, the UK and the US.

BEPS corner: Updates on developments in the OECD’s BEPS initiative, including developments from Brazil, Papua New Guinea and Switzerland.

Tax treaty round up: Tax treaty developments in Chile, China, Colombia, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Korea, Latvia, Panama, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, the UK, the US and Vietnam.

Global Tax Alerts

  • France: Scope of exemption from 3% surtax to be broadened
  • United States: Performance audit of IRS concludes transfer pricing issues not being properly evaluated
25 November 2016


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

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

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