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Stories that are tagged 'Legislative Scrutiny'

New Zealand Sets Out Limited BEPS Response

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

The New Zealand tax system is already quite robust by international standards, the Government has said, adding that a few of the base erosion and profit shifting recommendations do not require a response. Read Full Story


OECD Backs US International Tax Reform Efforts

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Friday, June 17, 2016

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has, in its recent economic survey of the United States, welcomed steps taken by the Government to reform the country's international tax system. Read Full Story


BEPS Takes Center Stage At US OECD Tax Conference

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Hundreds of policymakers, business executives, and senior tax officials met at the OECD International Tax Conference to discuss the recommendations proposed under the base erosion and profit shifting project and their impact on trade and investment. Read Full Story


Norway's Finance Minister Sets Out BEPS Response

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Norwegian Finance Minister Siv Jensen has briefed the country's Parliament on the steps taken by the Government to address base erosion and profit shifting. Read Full Story


Australia Planning Further Corporate Tax Avoidance Action

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Friday, February 26, 2016

Before a recent Senate Estimates committee, Australia's Tax Commissioner, Chris Jordan, issued a warning to multinationals and large businesses that the Australian Tax Office is to increase its efforts against international tax avoidance in the period to 2019. Read Full Story


Indonesia Increases Cigarette Tax Oversight

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Thursday, February 25, 2016

The Indonesian tax authority said it is increasing its efforts to tackle excise duty evasion and the trade in illicit tobacco. Read Full Story


Ukraine To Tackle Customs Clearance System Abuse

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Ukraine's Minister of Finance, Natalia Jaresko, has asked the State Fiscal Service to increase scrutiny of the nation's customs clearance system. Read Full Story


UK Landlords To Launch Legal Challenge Against New Taxes

by Robert Lee,, London

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

A group representing 250 UK landlords has announced that it will seek a Judicial Review of the Government's planned reform of buy-to-let tax reliefs. Read Full Story


Australian Tax Board Releases MNE Tax Transparency Code

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

On December 11, 2015, the Australian Board of Taxation released for public comment a discussion paper on a new voluntary tax transparency code for multinational corporations. Read Full Story


Australia Launches Consultation On Anti-Hybrid Rules

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Monday, November 30, 2015

The Australian Board of Taxation has released for public comment a discussion paper on the implementation of the anti-hybrid rules developed by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Read Full Story




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