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Corporate Inversions FAQ

Corporate Inversions FAQ

To some, US companies switching their tax residency to gain a tax advantage are economic "traitors." To others, they are victims of a United States tax code that effectively punishes them for investing at home and encourages them to look for opportunities overseas. In this Tax-News Topical Focus, we try to make sense of the corporate inversion debate in a "frequently-asked questions" style...

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Mexico Cuts Taxes On State Oil Company

Mexico's state-owned oil and gas company Petroleos Mexicanos is to receive a tax reduction under new laws signed by President Enrique Pena Nieto on August 11, 2014.
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Serbia To Protect Taxpayers' Rights Under FATCA

Serbia's Information Commissioner has warned that banks must have the full consent of customers before information is passed to US tax authorities under the terms of FATCA, and that it would be illegal for customers to be declined services if they refuse to give consent.
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India's Jaitley Switches Focus To GST

With the Parliament session over in India, the Government is to take forward plans to introduce the goods and services tax by arriving at a solution with states on a compensation package, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said.
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Australian Racing Body Aims To Stop Punters Migrating Offshore

A new trial program announced by governing body Racing Victoria aims to prevent "High Volume, Low Margin" punters from moving their betting activity to unlicensed offshore operators who avoid paying Australian state taxes and goods and services tax.
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