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Alan J. Auerbach
Mihir A. Desai
Michael Devereux
Michael J. Graetz
Michelle Hanlon
James R. Hines, Jr., Research Director
Matthew Slaughter

Glen Hubbard

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Brazilian tax authorities issue proposed ruling on the definition of...


by PwC
The Brazilian tax authorities on May 30, 2016, issued proposed ruling PC 007/2016, stating their view of the intended meaning of ‘significant economic activities’ for purposes of Article 2 of Normative Instruction 1,037/2010 (NI 1,037/2010).
NI 1,037/2010 names blacklisted countries and privileged tax regimes (‘gray list’) from a Brazilian tax perspective. 
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Transfer Pricing Officer Can't Use Entity-Level Reports, Mumbai Tribunal Rules

by Sherry Samuel Oommen
The transfer pricing officer (TPO) cannot adopt entity-level reports for benchmarking an international transaction if the taxpayer furnished segmental reports, the Mumbai Tribunal held in Paradigm Geophysical India Private Ltd. (IT Appeal No. 1878 (Mum.) of 2014), made public August 19.
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News Analysis: The European Union's Vanishing Withholding Tax Regimes

by Ajay Gupta
In a move toward implementing action 14 2015 WTD 193-31: Consultation Documents and Responses of the OECD's base erosion and profit-shifting project, Brazil's Federal Revenue Department (FRD) on August 19 issued a consultation document on rules for mutual agreement procedure (MAP) cases for disputes involving tax treaties. 
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