Global Tax Alerts


Global Tax Alerts

Updates on tax developments affecting cross-border business.

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Recent alerts

Chile Tax Alert: 28 July 2016

New regulation opens opportunities for foreign investors

Chile Tax Alert: 21 July 2016

Extensive guidance issued on new tax regimes

OECD Tax Alert: 8 July 2016

Discussion draft issued on attribution of profits to PEs

OECD Tax Alert: 8 July 2016

Discussion draft issued on revised guidance on profit splits

United States Tax Alert: 24 June 2016

U.S. and Luxembourg Announce Agreement to Adopt Exempt Branch Provision from 2016 U.S. Model Treaty

Switzerland Tax Alert: 14 June 2016

Chambers of parliament agree on details of Corporate Tax Reform III


Iceland Tax Alert: 27 May 2016

Foreign currency auction date announced

Iceland Tax Alert: 23 May 2016

New law updates krona-denominated assets subject to restrictions

Australia Tax Alert: 5 May 2016

Budget includes new DPT and BEPS rules

United States Tax Alert: 6 April 2016

Proposed Regulations Addressing Treatment of Certain Interests in Corporations as Stock or Indebtedness

Italy Tax Alert: 6 April 2016

Authorities clarify tax treatment of LBO transactions

United States Tax Alert: 6 April 2016

Anti-Inversion Guidance: Treasury Releases Temporary and Proposed Regulations

United Kingdom Tax Alert: 16 March 2016

Budget 2016 confirms commitment to competitive business environment, but includes BEPS measures

United States Tax Alert: 11 February 2016

Temporary and Proposed Regulations Issued Addressing Allocation of Creditable Foreign Tax Expenditures by a Partnership to its Partners

United States Tax Alert: 29 January 2016

PATH Act Makes Major Changes to FIRPTA

European Union Tax Alert: 28 January 2016

European Commission releases proposed anti-tax avoidance package

United States Tax Alert: 12 January 2016

Sixth Circuit Holds Over-the-Counter Foreign Currency Option Contracts are Section 1256 Contracts

Argentina Tax Alert: 26 December 2015

Foreign exchange control restrictions eased

Brazil Tax Alert: 21 December 2015

Netherlands holding companies re-included on "grey list" of privileged tax regimes

United Kingdom Tax Alert: 11 December 2015

Anti-hybrid legislation included in finance bill for 2016

Italy Tax Alert: 10 December 2015

Tax authorities clarify application of patent box regime

France Tax Alert: 2 December 2015

Measures proposed to bring tax consolidation rules in line with EU jurisprudence

United Kingdom Tax Alert: 25 November 2015

Autumn statement 2015 announced

United States Tax Alert: 20 November 2015

Treasury Releases New Anti-Inversion Guidance under Section 7874

France Tax Alert: 19 November 2015

Amended finance bill for 2015 addresses EU issues

Spain Tax Alert: 6 November 2015

Changes to patent box will bring the regime in line with OECD nexus approach

Luxembourg Tax Alert: 30 October 2015

Largely compliant rating received from Global Forum

United States Tax Alert: 28 October 2015

Final and Temporary Rules Issued on Treatment of Dividend Equivalents under Section 871(m)

Italy Tax Alert: 24 October 2015

Implementation rules issued for new patent box regime

Luxembourg Tax Alert: 16 October 2015

2016 draft budget includes measure to repeal IP regime

OECD Tax Alert: 16 October 2015

BEPS action 2: Neutralizing the effects of hybrid mismatch arrangements

Ireland Tax Alert: 13 October 2015

Budget 2016 includes introduction of knowledge development box and CbC reporting

OECD Tax Alert: 8 October 2015

BEPS action 5: Countering harmful tax practices more effectively taking into account transparency and substance

Brazil Tax Alert: 7 October 2015

Social contribution on net profits increased for financial institutions

Norway Tax Alert: 7 October 2015

2016 budget and white paper presented

OECD Tax Alert: 7 October 2015

BEPS action 7: Preventing the artificial avoidance of PE status

European Union Tax Alert: 7 October 2015

ECOFIN agrees on directive for exchange of information on rulings

OECD Tax Alert: 6 October 2015

BEPS action 4: Interest deductions and other financial payments

United States Tax Alert: 6 October 2015

OECD Releases Final BEPS Reports

OECD Tax Alert: 5 October 2015

Final BEPS reports released: An overall perspective

France Tax Alert: 1 October 2015

Finance bill 2016 released

Italy Tax Alert: 23 September 2015

Major changes made to international tax rules

United States Tax Alert: 22 September 2015

Regulations under section 367(a) relating to outbound "F" reorganizations finalized

China Tax Alert: 21 September 2015

SAT issues draft guidance on transfer pricing rules and BEPS initiatives

European Union Tax Alert: 18 September 2015

CJEU rules on Dutch dividend withholding tax cases

Netherlands Tax Alert: 16 September 2015

Draft bill published on implementation of amended EU parent-subsidiary directive

United States Tax Alert: 15 September 2015

Proposed section 367(a)/(d) regs eliminate tax-free transfers of foreign goodwill and going concern value

Mexico Tax Alert: 10 September 2015

Measures proposed to implement CbC reporting and OECD standard for information exchange

United States Tax Alert: 4 September 2015

Temporary Subpart F Regulations Change the Rules under Section 956 and the Active Rents and Royalties Exception; Proposed Section 956 Regulations Also Released

European Union Tax Alert: 3 September 2015

CJEU rules different treatment of French and EU dividends under French tax consolidation rules violates EU law

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