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US Urged To Change Tack In Inversions Response,
by Mike Godfrey,, Washington
Last updated 2 hours ago | Thursday, October 23, 2014
The acrimonious comments made by AbbVie Inc. in pulling out of its planned USD55bn merger with Shire plc, following the administrative action against corporate tax inversions taken by the Treasury Department, have led commentators to raise further questions about the US corporate tax code. [ FULL STORY ]
Switzerland To Add Info Exchange Provisions To All DTAs,
by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels
Last updated 2 hours ago | Thursday, October 23, 2014
The Swiss Federal Council has launched a consultation on legislation for the unilateral application of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's Standard on the Exchange of Information to all double tax agreements that are not already in line with this model. [ FULL STORY ]
Italian Voluntary Disclosure Law Passes First Parliamentary Hurdle,
by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels
Last updated 9 hours ago | Thursday, October 23, 2014
By the wide margin of a 250-76 vote on October 16, the Chamber of Deputies of the Italian Parliament passed a decree law to introduce a voluntary disclosure program for undeclared assets and funds held abroad or in Italy. [ FULL STORY ]
24/10/2014  Australia Reports Progress On Easing Tax Compliance Burden
24/10/2014  HMRC Continuing Construction Sector Compliance Drive
24/10/2014  Colombia, Panama Agree To Sign TIEA
23/10/2014  Luxembourg Confirms Tax Changes In 2015 Budget Law
23/10/2014  Noonan Asserts Ireland's Direction On Tax Policy
23/10/2014  EU, Singapore Agree Free Trade Deal
23/10/2014  Hungarian Media Company Challenges Advertising Tax
23/10/2014  Hungary Planning VAT Break For Eco-Friendly Cars
23/10/2014  IRS Advised To Improve Its Controls Over Tax Information
23/10/2014  UK Labour Party Fleshes Out Mansion Tax Plans
22/10/2014  Germany Receives Tax Caution On Legacies To Foreign Charities
22/10/2014  NZ Business Leaders Seek More Free Trade Deals
22/10/2014  Romania Warned By EU On Taxation Of Foreign Companies
22/10/2014  Switzerland To Fill Argentinian Double Tax Treaty Void
22/10/2014  Wyden Pushes US Tax Reform As Inversion Activity Slows
22/10/2014  EU Reaches Trade Deal With East African Community
22/10/2014  Seychelles Agrees Terms Of WTO Accession
21/10/2014  Belgian Tax Rules On Collective Investment Funds Challenged
21/10/2014  Italy, Switzerland DTA Talks Proceeding, Despite Problems
21/10/2014  Hong Kong, South Africa Sign DTA
21/10/2014  Singapore, Turkey FTA Talks Make 'Good Progress'
21/10/2014  American Firms Hail Irish Budget Announcements
21/10/2014  Guatemala, India Begin Free Trade Agreement Talks
21/10/2014  UK Supports Design Museum With Expanded VAT Breaks
20/10/2014  Switzerland Extends Olive Branch To India On Tax
20/10/2014  ATO Commissioner Urges Int'l Collaboration On BEPS
20/10/2014  Luxembourg Issues Guidance Ahead Of VAT Rate Changes

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