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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23 March 2018

Featured Articles

  • OECD issues interim report on tax challenges arising from digitalization


  • Draft anti-hybrid rules go beyond BEPS framework

European Union

  • List of noncooperative jurisdictions revised


  • Tax ruling offers alternative tax treatment for foreign investment corporations


  • Nonresidents may be subject to tax on indirect disposals of immovable property

United States

  • Government accepting product exclusion requests from new tariffs

In brief: News in brief from Czech Republic, the EU, Indonesia, Panama, Poland, Ukraine, UAE, the UK and the US.

BEPS corner: Updates on developments in the OECD’s BEPS initiative, including developments from Australia, the EU, the OECD and the UK.

Tax treaty round up: Tax treaty developments in Chile, Colombia, Estonia, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Mauritius, Mexico, Netherlands, OECD, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Turkey, the UK and Vietnam.

Global Tax Alerts

  • European Union: ECOFIN reaches agreement on tax intermediaries directive / revises noncooperative jurisdiction list
23 March 2018


9 March 2018
CJEU rules aspects of Dutch fiscal unity regime violate EU law

23 February 2018
China’s SAT publishes new rules on beneficial owners

9 February 2018
South Africa’s anti-dividend stripping rules broadened

26 January 2018
Chinese authorities announce deferral of dividend withholding tax for foreign investors

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

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