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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14 April 2017

Featured Articles

  • Changes to Vietnam’s transfer pricing rules bring the rules in line with BEPS actions


  • Corporate tax rate reduction scaled back
  • Diverted profits tax becomes law


  • Innovation support included in 2017-18 federal budget


  • ITAT upholds taxation of capital gains on transfer of shares of a foreign company


  • VAT rules governing nonresident suppliers of e-services announced

United Kingdom

  • Prime Minister notifies European Council of intent to withdraw from EU

In brief: News in brief from Australia, Brazil, Nigeria, Romania, Ukraine and United Arab Emirates.

BEPS corner: Updates on developments in the OECD BEPS initiative, including developments from Australia, China, Korea, the OECD, the UK, the US and Vietnam.

Global Tax Alerts

  • China: SAT issues rules to improve administration of special tax investigations and mutual agreement procedure
  • Denmark: Courts rule on penalties for missing transfer pricing documentation
  • United Kingdom: Country-by-country reporting rules amended
  • United States: 2016 US APA report shows strong interest in agreements with India, Italy
  • United States: Tax Court sides with Amazon in intangibles transfer case
  • United States: IRS issues draft instructions for Form 8975
14 April 2017


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

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

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