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The Common Reporting Standard: Automatic Information Exchange Goes Global

Automatic exchange of information for tax law enforcement purposes started first in Europe with the EU Savings Tax Directive, went international with the US Foreign Accounts Tax Compliance Act, and, from 2017, will go global with the recently-agreed Common Reporting Standard, the subject of this feature...

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EU Launches Debate On Digital VAT Reform

The European Commission has launched a public consultation to identify ways to simplify VAT payments on cross-border e-commerce transactions in the EU.
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OECD Says Ireland To Benefit Post-BEPS

The OECD has said that its base erosion and profit shifting project will create policy challenges for Ireland, but the nation should emerge well placed to attract foreign direct investment..
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India Warns Of Fake Extension To Filing Deadline

A spokesperson for India's Central Board of Direct Taxation has warned taxpayers of a fake order that is being circulated that says that the due date for filing the audit report for income reportable in the 2015-16 tax year has been extended.
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US Pass-Throughs Pay Lower Taxes: Report

A new report has pointed out that US "pass-through" entities, including partnerships, whose income is taxed at their owners' individual income tax rates, paid an average tax rate of only 19 percent in 2011, compared with almost 32 percent paid by companies subject to corporate tax.
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Taiwan, India In New USB Flash Drive Tax Spat

Taiwan has requested consultations with India regarding its anti-dumping duties on USB flash drives.
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