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OECD States Tapped VAT, CIT To Achieve Record Revenues In 2017

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, December 7, 2018

Last year, the tax burden in OECD countries reached its highest level recorded, at 34.2 percent of gross domestic product, up 20 basis points on 2016, largely due to increasing taxes on personal consumption and companies. Read Full Story


OECD Reports Progress On Harmful Tax Regimes Work

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, November 23, 2018

Releasing a progress update, the OECD said international efforts to curb harmful tax practices and prevent the misuse of preferential tax regimes are having a tangible impact worldwide.Read Full Story


FASB Issues New Standard For Variable Interest Entities

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Friday, November 2, 2018

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) on October 31 issued Accounting Standards Update 2018-17, intended to reduce the cost and complexity of financial reporting associated with consolidation of variable interest entities (VIEs), for which consolidation is not based on a majority of voting rights.Read Full Story


Estonia Tops Tax Foundation's Tax Competitiveness Index

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Monday, October 29, 2018

Estonia has topped the Tax Foundation's International Tax Competitiveness Index for the fifth successive year, being deemed to have the "best tax code in the OECD."Read Full Story


Global CPA Body Calls For International Digital Tax Solution

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, October 29, 2018

The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants has issued a policy paper calling for a multilateral approach to solving the tax challenges posed by the digital economy. Read Full Story


US Transition Tax Guidance Available

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Friday, October 12, 2018

On October 10, 2018, the United States Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in the Federal Register notifying taxpayers of the availability of additional guidance regarding the transition tax under Section 965.Read Full Story









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