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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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22 April 2016

Featured Articles

  • Modernized EU customs rules to enter into effect
  • European Commission proposes public reporting requirements for multinationals

Belgium: VAT on directors’ fees clarified

France: Panama re-added to list of noncooperative jurisdictions

India: ITAT clarifies tax treatment of software supply

Mexico: New protocol signed to tax treaty with Spain

Zimbabwe: Transfer pricing rules introduced

In brief: News in brief from Bosnia and Herzegovina, China and New Zealand.

BEPS corner: Updates on developments in the OECD’s base erosion and profit shifting initiative, including developments from the EU, Ireland, Mexico, the OECD, Portugal, Spain, Turkey and the US.

Tax treaty round up: Tax treaty developments in China, Croatia, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Korea, Latvia, Mexico, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Thailand, Turkey and the US.

Global Tax Alerts

  • Ireland: Irish Revenue announce formal APA program
  • Portugal: Portugal introduces country-by-country reporting requirement
  • Turkey: Turkey proposes adoption of country-by-country reporting requirement
  • United States: 2015 US APA report shows interest in APAs has never been higher
22 April 2016


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

25 September 2015
Australian government introduces bill to combat multinational tax avoidance

11 September 2015
Turkey’s approach to BEPS

21 August 2015
China’s SAT issues guidance on tax administration of enterprise reorganizations

24 July 2015
Japan’s tax authorities clarify new JCT rules on digital services

26 June 2015
Practical tax considerations for service providers operating in the JPDA

12 June 2015
International financial center jurisdictions face challenges in responding to BEPS

22 May 2015
Swiss Supreme Court rules on treaty beneficial ownership in connection with derivative transactions

8 May 2015
Chile’s new rules on taxation of foreign passive income

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