World Tax Advisor


World Tax Advisor

A world of news with tax@hand.

World Tax Advisor presents tax news, commentary and insights from around the world, including a once-monthly tax treaty update, written by professionals of the member firms of Deloitte and focusing on analyses of cross-border tax developments that reflect the dynamic business environment faced by multinationals. This weekly newsletter links readers directly to top stories reported on Deloitte tax@hand, Deloitte’s global tax news and information resource for tax and business professionals.

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World Tax Advisor: 12 December 2014

Featured Articles
Russia enacts law introducing fundamental changes to taxation of foreign entities

Brazil: Income tax rate threshold for tax haven classification lowered

Brazil: New tax treatment of vessel charter payments in the oil and gas industry

Brazil: New regulations issued on transition tax regime, new CFC rules

Germany: Anti-hybrid and anti-double-dip rules unlikely to be implemented

Ireland: SARP and FED regimes enhanced

Mexico: Requirement to submit electronic accounting records modified

New Zealand: Tax policy briefing released

Thailand: New investment promotion strategy announced

Ukraine: Currency control restrictions extended

United States: One-year extenders package pendin

In brief: News in brief from Albania, the EU, Guatemala, Indonesia and Portugal.

BEPS corner: Updates on developments in the OECD’s base erosion and profit shifting initiative, including developments from Germany, New Zealand and the UK.

Tax treaty round up: Tax treaty developments in Austria and the US.

Global Tax Alerts

  • Norway: Advisory panel proposes tax reform
  • Spain: Corporate tax reform enacted
  • United Kingdom: 2014 Autumn Statement contains BEPS measures
  • United Kingdom: Draft legislation on diverted profits tax released


13 December 2019
Luxembourg publishes guidance on ATA renewal procedure

6 December 2019
Germany’s upper house of parliament adopts law that introduces R&D tax incentive

22 November 2019
CJEU rules German WHT on dividends to nonresident pension funds violates EU law

15 November 2019
OECD releases public consultation document on global anti-base erosion proposal

8 November 2019
New Zealand introduces mandatory online BEPS disclosure forms

1 November 2019
Ecuadorian president submits bill with significant tax measures to National Assembly

25 October 2019
Budget 2020 includes measures to promote investment and support SMEs

18 October 2019
British Virgin Islands publishes economic substance rules

11 October 2019
OECD Secretariat issues proposal for unified approach to certain tax challenges of digitalization

4 October 2019
France’s 2020 finance bill contains measures on corporate tax rate reduction

27 September 2019
EU General Court rules in state aid cases on transfer pricing rulings

20 September 2019
Mexican budget proposals for 2020 include comprehensive tax reform measures

13 September 2019
Australian Federal Court agrees with taxpayer in transfer pricing case

6 September 2019
Australian tax authorities publish draft practical guidance on arm’s length debt test

23 August 2019
Draft law to implement ATAD 2 in Luxembourg released

9 August 2019
Urgent measures for economic growth transposed into Italian law

26 July 2019
French parliament approves legislation creating digital services tax

12 July 2019
Australian Taxation Office rules that transfer pricing provisions override debt-equity rules

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