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Georgia To Harmonize VAT Law With EU VAT Directive

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Georgia's Ministry of Finance has launched a new consultation on value-added tax amendments that are intended to align Georgia's value-added tax law with EU VAT law provisions. Read Full Story


US Senators Urge 'Fairness' Change To Capital Gains Tax Calculations

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Thursday, August 8, 2019

A group of 21 Republican members of the US Senate have signed a letter to the Treasury Secretary urging him to amend how capital gains tax liability is calculated. Read Full Story


Singapore Issues GST Form Instructions For Reverse Charge Supplies

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

Thursday, August 8, 2019

The Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) has released new guidance for GST-registered persons on the completion of new boxes in the GST F5 return from next year. Read Full Story


Mauritius Gazettes Budget Tax Measures

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Mauritius has published in its Official Gazette legislation to enact measures announced in the territory's latest Budget, contained in The Finance (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2019. Read Full Story


New EC President Announces Plans For EU Carbon Border Tax

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, July 25, 2019

The newly elected President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, who was formerly Germany's defense minister, has proposed the introduction of a new Carbon Border Tax, which would be included in a new "Green Deal for Europe" she has promised to deliver within her first 100 days in office. Read Full Story


Seychelles Seeks Input On Corporate Tax Regime Overhaul

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The Government of Seychelles has launched a consultation to seek views on an overhaul to the territory's business tax regime, with a new regime proposed to be implemented from 2020. Read Full Story


Brazil To Align Transfer Pricing Rules With OECD Guidelines

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The OECD and Brazil's Receita Federal issued a joint statement at an event on July 11, 2019, to present the outcomes of a 15-month work program carried out by OECD and the RFB on Brazil's transfer pricing rules and the options for aligning them with the OECD's guidelines. Read Full Story


UAE Introduces CbC Reporting, Economic Substance Rules

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The UAE has recently passed legislation to introduce new country-by-country reporting requirements and new economic substance requirements. Read Full Story


Malaysia Explains New Cap On Interest Expense Deductions

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia has released new guidance on restrictions to the deductibility of interest expenses. Read Full Story


Mauritius Overhauls Tax Regime In 2019-20 Budget

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Friday, June 21, 2019

Mauritius announced a multitude of changes to all areas of its tax regime in its 2019-2020 Budget, including international tax reforms; value-added tax changes; new corporate tax relief measures, including a new patent box regime; a regime for peer-to-peer lending; individual tax breaks; and a tax amnesty scheme. Read Full Story


OECD Fleshes Out Int'l Tax Reform Plans During BEPS Webcast

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, June 13, 2019

During a webcast on June 11, the OECD provided a technical update on its work to develop new, modernized international tax rules for the digitalized economy. Read Full Story


BEPS Inclusive Framework States Agree Digital Tax Roadmap

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

The 129 member states party to the OECD's Inclusive Framework on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting has agreed a work program on how to achieve a new global agreement for taxing multinational enterprises, by resolving the tax challenges from the digitalization of the economy. Read Full Story











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