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Malta Holding Companies 2014/15

Malta, like Cyprus, has been obliged to dismantle its old 'offshore' companies regime as a trade-off for joining the European Union. EU membership has, however, brought about certain benefits for Maltese companies trading across borders, and, coupled with investment-friendly government policies and some interesting tax planning opportunities...

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Monaco Signs OECD Multilateral Tax Convention

Monaco has become the 84th jurisdiction to commit to strengthen international tax cooperation through its participation in the Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters.
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Malaysia Defends GST Following 2015 Budget

Malaysia's Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Razak, has again defended the upcoming introduction of a goods and services tax from April 2015, alongside the release of the nation's 2015 Budget.
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Firms Expect Transfer Pricing Policy Impact From BEPS Project

A vast majority of companies headquartered in the United States expect increased scrutiny of their transfer pricing practices in the short-term as a result of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's base erosion and profit shifting project.
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Serbia FTAs To Remain In Force Until EU Accession

The head of the team negotiating Serbia's accession to the European Union has confirmed an agreement with the European Union that the country's free trade agreements with eastern states, and in particular Russia, will remain in force until Serbia becomes an EU member.
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Singapore Issues Business Trust e-Tax Guide

The Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore has published a new e-Tax Guide, which sets out the income tax treatment of trusts established under the Business Trusts Act, and is therefore applicable both to trustee managers and to unitholders of a registered business trust.
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