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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26 May 2017

Featured Articles

  • Netherlands to redefine scope of dividend withholding tax act

Czech Republic

  • CbC reporting deadlines likely to be postponed


  • Federal Constitutional Court finds change-in-ownership rules partially unconstitutional


  • Authorities issue guidance on application of mutual agreement procedure


  • Supreme Court rules that racing event creates PE in India


  • Tribunal rules lease and maintenance fees for software constitute royalties


  • Supreme Court rules on deductibility of interest

In brief: News in brief from Brazil, Czech Republic, the EU, the OECD, Trinidad and Tobago and the US.

BEPS corner: Updates on developments in the OECD BEPS initiative, including developments from Brazil, Czech Republic, Mexico, the OECD and Portugal.

Tax treaty round up: Tax treaty developments in Austria, Cyprus, Greece, India, Israel, Korea, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Portugal, Turkey, Ukraine and the US.

Global Tax Alerts

  • Australia: Australia issues draft risk-assessment framework for related-party financing
  • European Union: CJEU rules Belgian “fairness tax” partly incompatible with EU law
  • European Union: CJEU rules French 3% dividend surtax on EU-source redistributions violates parent-subsidiary directive
  • Mexico: Mexico publishes final master file, local file and CbC report rules
  • Portugal: Portugal’s CbC notification deadline approaches
26 May 2017


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

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

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