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By: Ryan Finley
The Australian Taxation Office said it will be closely scrutinizing tax structures used by nonresidents to invest in domestic businesses — particularly their characterization of income and the form of their investment interests.
By: William Hoke
Brazil’s House of Representatives is considering legislation to subject a wide range of digital activities to progressive taxation. The proposal faces an uncertain future in the National Congress and possible opposition by the United States.
By: Sarah Paez
If countries fail to reach a deal on global minimum corporate taxation this year, the European Commission will propose its own plan by next year, EU Tax Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni said.
By: Annagabriella Colon
The United States and the EU should begin talks about a proposed carbon border tax soon to avert a potential trade war, a new report from the Atlantic Council warns.
By: Natalie Olivo
The novel coronavirus pandemic has some members of Congress discussing tax policies that could entice multinationals to bring manufacturing home, but those measures, including a slash in the corporate rate, may not make much difference in the current uncertain climate.
By: Alex M. Parker
Special taxes on digital companies seem almost inevitable as the novel pandemic heightens focus on the tech sector, but they could face legal challenges under both international trade and tax rules as countries begin to collect.
By: William Hoke
Two associations representing telecommunications and mobile network operators said European countries' plans to introduce unilateral digital services taxes will increase double taxation disputes and result in more complexity.
By: Yue “Daisy” Dai
In this article, the author discusses how the OECD and G-20 digital tax reforms would affect marketplaces, especially marketplaces with China-related inbound and outbound investments.
By: Valentin Ibarra and Jorge Ramon Galland
In this article, the authors discuss Mexico’s new regime for taxing digital services that takes effect June 1, including the obligations it places on both resident and nonresident digital platforms and digital intermediaries that provide services to residents of Mexico.
By: Stephanie Soong Johnston
If there is no globally agreed solution to tax the digital economy, then dozens of debt-laden countries will move unilaterally, raising the risk of trade wars during the coronavirus pandemic, the OECD’s chief warned.
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