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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26 January 2018

Featured Articles

  • Chinese authorities announce deferral of dividend withholding tax for foreign investors


  • Changes proposed to interest deduction limitation rules


  • Tax reform proposals for 2018 approved by ruling coalition


  • Major corporate tax reform enacted

United States

  • IRS announces passport restrictions on “seriously delinquent” taxpayers

2018 rate changes

In brief: News in brief from Argentina, China, the EU, Ireland, Mexico, Taiwan and the US.

BEPS corner: Updates on developments in the OECD’s BEPS initiative, including developments from the EU, Finland, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, the OECD and the US.

Tax treaty round up: Tax treaty developments in Cyprus, Czech Republic, Iceland, Japan, Korea, Luxembourg, the OECD, Saudi Arabia and Spain, plus a table of tax treaties and protocols for DITS countries that are in effect as from 1 January 2018.

Global Tax Alerts

  • Australian tax authorities issue final compliance approach for cross-border related-party debt funding
  • OECD updates model tax convention
26 January 2018


12 January 2018
Belgium enacts corporate tax reform measures in phased approach

15 December 2017
Mexico launches special economic zones

24 November 2017
French amended finance law and bill for 2017 contain measures affecting companies

10 November 2017
US government unveils details of proposed tax reform bill

27 October 2017
Luxembourg’s draft 2018 budget law presented to parliament

13 October 2017
French constitutional court rules 3% surtax on dividends is unconstitutional

22 September 2017
Swiss Federal Council releases new package of corporate tax reforms

8 September 2017
Malaysia’s principal hub incentive guidelines revised

18 August 2017
Luxembourg publishes new BEPS-compliant draft of IP regime

21 July 2017
UK’s new Finance Bill to re-introduce previously omitted measures

23 June 2017
CRS rules apply in China as from 1 July 2017

9 June 2017
Japan’s CFC rules tightened in line with BEPS action 3

26 May 2017
Netherlands to redefine scope of dividend withholding tax act

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

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