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Offshore Trusts Guide publishes news, features and newsletters on the use of offshore trust structures. The full guide analyses key global issues relating to the offshore trust, and examines in detail the trust regimes in key jurisdictions.

 

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Seychelles Seeks Input On Corporate Tax Regime Overhaul

16/7/2019
The Government of Seychelles has launched a consultation to seek views on an overhaul to the territory's business tax regime, with a new regime proposed to be implemented from 2020.
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US Senate To Vote On Tax Treaty Protocols

16/7/2019
The United States Senate could soon approve ratification of four long-pending double tax avoidance treaty protocols.
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Brazil To Align Transfer Pricing Rules With OECD Guidelines

16/7/2019
The OECD and Brazil's Receita Federal issued a joint statement at an event on July 11, 2019, to present the outcomes of a 15-month work program carried out by OECD and the RFB on Brazil's transfer pricing rules and the options for aligning them with the OECD's guidelines.
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UAE Introduces CbC Reporting, Economic Substance Rules

16/7/2019
The UAE has recently passed legislation to introduce new country-by-country reporting requirements and new economic substance requirements.
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French Parliament Votes Through Digital Tax

16/7/2019
On July 11, 2019, France's proposed digital services tax received parliamentary approval, following approval also from the Senate.
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Singapore To Exempt Virtual Currency Transactions From GST

16/7/2019
On July 5, 2019, Singapore's tax agency released a draft guide that includes proposals for more favorable GST rules for virtual currencies.
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Australia Clarifies Effective Life Of Depreciable Assets

16/7/2019
The Australian Taxation Office has released a new ruling on how to calculate the effective life of depreciating assets for income tax purposes, in Taxation Ruling (TR) 2019/5, which is applicable from July 1, 2019.
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New Greek Government Planning Deep Tax Cuts

16/7/2019
Following its recent election victory, the New Democratic Government in Greece will bring forward legislation for a wide range of tax cuts, including a substantial reduction in corporate tax and value-added tax relief, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on July 7, 2019.
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Luxembourg Publishes Guidance On New IP Tax Breaks

16/7/2019
The Luxembourg direct tax administration has published a circular including comprehensive guidance for the recently introduced changes to the special tax regime for intellectual property income.
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Malaysia Explains New Cap On Interest Expense Deductions

16/7/2019
The Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia has released new guidance on restrictions to the deductibility of interest expenses.
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Seychelles Signs US FATCA Agreement

16/7/2019
On July 3, 2019, the Seychelles Government announced that it has signed an intergovernmental agreement with the United States to implement the requirements of the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.
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Brazil Removes San Marino From Tax Haven List

5/7/2019
Brazil has announced that it has removed San Marino from its list of tax havens.
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Ireland Consults On Future Of Two Tax Reliefs

5/7/2019
The Irish Government is holding a public consultation on the Special Assignee Relief Programme and the Foreign Earnings Deduction, as part of a broader independent review of the reliefs.
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New EU Dispute Resolution Rules Enter Into Force

5/7/2019
The EU's new directive on tax dispute resolution mechanisms entered into force on July 1.
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Sweden To Make Marketplaces Liable For Evaded VAT

5/7/2019
On June 28, 2019, the Swedish Government announced that it has begun the legislative process to implement European Union e-commerce value-added tax reforms.
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