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Stories that are tagged 'trademarks'

Indian Tax Not Due On Foster's IP Transfer, Court Rules

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Thursday, August 4, 2016

In a landmark ruling delivered on July 25, 2016, India's Delhi High Court has ruled that income arising from the transfer of intangible assets located outside India is outside the purview of the Income Tax Act. Read Full Story


Ukraine, Austria Increase DTA Withholding Tax Rates

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Monday, July 11, 2016

Ukraine and Austria have agreed to sign a protocol to their double taxation agreement to increase withholding tax rates on dividends, interest, and royalty income. Read Full Story


Italy Grants 30 Extra Days For Patent Box Applications

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

In a recent circular, the Italian Revenue Agency has agreed an extension of 30 days to the period of time businesses have to complete their applications to take advantage of Italy's "patent box" in its first operational fiscal year. Read Full Story


Italy's Patent Box Sees High Number Of Applications

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

By end-December 2015, the number of Italian businesses that had applied to take advantage of Italy's "patent box" in its first operational fiscal year had reached a greater-than-expected 4,500. Read Full Story


Italy Issues Patent Box Guidance

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Friday, December 4, 2015

On December 1, the Italian Revenue Agency issued a guide delineating how companies can take advantage of Italy's "patent box," together with a circular containing the answers to questions arising out of the new regime's operation. Read Full Story


Italian Patent Box To Be Implemented

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Monday, August 3, 2015

The decree to implement Italy's "patent box" has been signed by Minister of the Economy and Finance Pier Carlo Padoan and Minister of Economic Development Federica Guidi and should be gazetted shortly. Read Full Story


EU Research Paper Supports Modified Nexus Approach

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The European Commission has released a working paper that looks at how significant the introduction of the modified nexus approach will be for the tax affairs of multinational companies that use patent box regimes. Read Full Story


Italy Improves New Patent Box Regime

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Friday, January 30, 2015

The Italian Government has passed improvements to its new patent box preferential tax regime, even though it was only introduced this month, after approval of the 2015 Budget Law in December. Read Full Story


Hong Kong Explains IPR, Royalties Taxation

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Monday, July 29, 2013

Hong Kong's Inland Revenue Department has issued amended interpretation and practice notes for taxpayers, regarding the profits tax deduction for capital expenditure on intellectual property rights, and the taxation of royalties derived from their licensing. Read Full Story


Singapore Warns Firms Over PIC Compliance

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Monday, May 20, 2013

With concerns being expressed that the coupling of the Productivity and Innovation Credit cash payout and bonus may lead to consultants and vendors inflating their prices to abuse the scheme, the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore stressed that it will not hesitate to take action against any offenders. Read Full Story




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