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  • G-7-Backed Minimum Tax Rate Lacks Ambition, Global Union Says

    By: Stephanie Soong Johnston

    The 15 percent global minimum tax floor that G-7 finance ministers have agreed to is a good first step, but the G-20 must show leadership by pushing that rate higher, according to an international workers’ union.

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    By Stephanie Soong Johnston, posted on Wednesday June 9, 2021
  • Wyden Predicts Long Road Ahead for Global Tax Agreement

    By: Jad Chamseddine and Doug Sword

    Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden, D-Ore., expects heavy lifting domestically and internationally to implement a global minimum tax after an accord was struck by the G-7 countries.

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    By Jad Chamseddine and Doug Sword, posted on Tuesday June 8, 2021
  • Questions Surround Green Book Deduction Disallowance Provision

    By: Andrew Velarde

    A surprise green book provision that disallows deductions for exempt or preferentially taxed income may not be gathering the most headlines, but it still is getting interest from practitioners wondering about its significance.

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    By Andrew Velarde, posted on Tuesday June 8, 2021
  • Irish consensus on 12.5% corporate tax shifts after G7 global deal

    Financial Times

    By: Laura Noonan

    Ireland’s second biggest opposition party has backed a “small increase” in the country’s corporate tax rate, in a sign that Dublin’s longstanding political consensus on multinationals is cracking after the G7 agreed a plan for global taxation reform.

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    By Laura Noonan, posted on Wednesday June 9, 2021
  • Switzerland plans subsidies to offset G7 corporate tax plan

    Financial Times

    By: Sam Jones

    Swiss-based multinationals such as commodities trader Glencore will receive subsidies and other incentives under plans Switzerland is drawing up to maintain its competitive tax rates, even as the country prepares to sign-up to the G7’s new plan for a global minimum tax on big businesses.

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    By Sam Jones, posted on Thursday June 10, 2021
  • Governments should tax cash flow, not global corporate income

    Financial Times

    By: Glenn Hubbard

    Glenn Hubbard discusses how to achieve a better global tax system outside of GILTI.

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    By Glenn Hubbard, posted on Wednesday June 9, 2021
  • G20 could improve on ‘one-sided’ global tax reform

    Financial Times

    By: Alex Cobham

    G20 members have the opportunity to improve upon the one-sided deal proposed by a group of rich countries, and set the basis for a better deal that can stick.

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    By Alex Cobham, posted on Friday June 11, 2021
  • Big Tech will pay less tax in UK under G7 plan, says think-tank

    Financial Times

    By: Emma Agyemang

    Big Tech will pay less tax in the UK under a deal agreed at the G7 than they currently pay under the country’s digital service tax, according to calculations by a think-tank.

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    By Emma Agyemang, posted on Tuesday June 8, 2021
  • Multinationals shrug off G7 tax assault

    Financial Times

    By: Richard Waters, Emma Agyemang, Aziza Kasumov and Tim Bradshaw

    G7 Tax deal targets the most profitable global companies.

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    By Richard Waters, Emma Agyemang, Aziza Kasumov and Tim Bradshaw, posted on Thursday June 10, 2021
  • A Pact to Tax the World

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    By: Andrew Ross Sorkin, Jason Karaian, Sarah Kessler, Michael J. de la Merced, Lauren Hirsch and Ephrat Livni

    The Group of 7 finance chiefs sealed what they called a “historic global tax agreement” at a summit meeting in Britain this weekend.

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    By Andrew Ross Sorkin, Jason Karaian, Sarah Kessler, Michael J. de la Merced, Lauren Hirsch and Ephrat Livni, posted on Monday June 7, 2021


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