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By Mattias Cruz Cano
Taxpayers and advisors say Brazil’s proposal to overhaul the multiple indirect tax regimes and rates into a single system have a good chance of succeeding because of the need for simpler tax rules. But progress will be slow.
By Anjana Haines
Starbucks has won its case against the European Commission’s 2015 state aid decision today, but the EC clawed back a win against Fiat Chrysler in two conflicting cases over the use of the transactional net margin method.
Kaidi Liu and Sajeev Sidher
The technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector may be directly affected by the G20/OECD digital economy tax proposals. Sajeev Sidher and Kaidi Liu of Deloitte Tax LLP look at the uncertainties ahead.
By Fernando Binder
Sandra Benedetto and Fernando Binder analyse several amendments made by the Chilean government to the Tax Bill submitted to Congress in August last year, one of which seeks to tax digital services with value added tax (VAT).
By Ulrika Lomas
On September 17, 2019, Dutch State Secretary for Finance Menno Snel presented the Government's 2020 Tax Plan to the House of Representatives. It includes revised plans for corporate tax cuts. Under legislation approved in December 2018, the rate of corporate tax on income exceeding EUR200,000 (USD221,000) was due to fall from 25 percent to 22.55 percent in 2020 and to 20.5 percent in 2021. However, under the new proposals, corporate tax above this threshold will remain at 25 percent next year, before falling to 21.7 percent in 2021.To read more go here
By Siri Bulusu
Sen. Amy Klobuchar has asked Treasury if it is taking steps to block companies from offshoring jobs because of tax incentives.
By Aoife White and Stephanie Bodoni
Apple Inc. and Ireland’s court room clash with the European Commission finally lived up to its billing as the world’s biggest tax case.
By Linda Thompson
Dutch opposition lawmakers are pressing the government to abandon plans to cut the headline corporate tax rate by almost four percentage points in 2021.
By Isabel Gottlieb
The world’s biggest polluting countries aren’t doing enough to tax carbon consumption and encourage cleaner energy, an OECD report found.
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