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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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8 September 2017

Featured Articles

  • Malaysia’s principal hub incentive guidelines revised


  • Taxpayer appeal withdrawn in landmark transfer pricing case


  • Tax authorities stepping up efforts to collect individual income tax


  • CbC reporting requirements enacted


  • New regulation clarifies CFC indirect ownership criteria


  • 2018 tax reform bill under consideration by National Assembly


  • Public consultation concluded on proposed changes to transfer pricing and other rules

In brief: News in brief from Brazil, India, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and the UAE.

BEPS corner: Updates on developments in the OECD BEPS initiative, including developments from Belgium, Greece, Kazakhstan, Korea, Netherlands, the OECD, Singapore and Vietnam.

Global Tax Alerts

  • Belgium: Belgium’s CbC reporting notification deadline approaches
  • Netherlands: Dutch tax authorities set up website for CbC report, notification filings
  • Taiwan: MOF proposes tax reform that includes abolition of imputation system
8 September 2017


18 August 2017
Luxembourg publishes new BEPS-compliant draft of IP regime

21 July 2017
UK’s new Finance Bill to re-introduce previously omitted measures

23 June 2017
CRS rules apply in China as from 1 July 2017

9 June 2017
Japan’s CFC rules tightened in line with BEPS action 3

26 May 2017
Netherlands to redefine scope of dividend withholding tax act

12 May 2017
Australian government wins landmark transfer pricing case on debt financing

28 April 2017
Azerbaijan tax reform includes new transfer pricing and anti-avoidance rules

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

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