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Archives: May 2020

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  • Southeast Asia’s Largest Economy Readies Digital Goods Tax Rule 

    BloombergBy: Tassia Sipahutar

    Indonesia’s government is preparing a regulation to enable it to collect a 10% value-added tax on digital products from August, matching a similar levy already imposed on physical goods.

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    By Tassia Sipahutar, posted on Friday June 19, 2020
  • Tax Incentives May Not Spur US Operations in Virus Fight

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    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.

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    By Natalie Olivo, posted on Friday May 29, 2020
  • Digital Taxes Face International Legal Gantlet

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    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.

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    By Alex M. Parker, posted on Friday May 29, 2020
  • Telecom Trade Groups Urge Caution Over Unilateral European DSTs

    By: William Hoke

    Two associations representing telecommunications and mobile network operators said European countriesplans to introduce unilateral digital services taxes will increase double taxation disputes and result in more complexity.

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    By William Hoke, posted on Wednesday May 20, 2020
  • How Would Digital Tax Reform Affect the Cross-Border Marketplace?

    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.

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    By Yue “Daisy” Dai, posted on Thursday May 21, 2020
  • Mexico’s Digital Services Tax Regime

    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.

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    By Valentin Ibarra and Jorge Ramon Galland, posted on Thursday May 21, 2020
  • OECD Chief Warns of ‘Messy’ Outcome Without Digital Tax Deal

    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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    By Stephanie Soong Johnston, posted on Tuesday May 26, 2020
  • Home Office is PE Under Denmark-Germany Tax Treaty, Board Holds

    By: Annagabriella Colon

    A German employee's home office in Denmark constitutes a taxable permanent establishment, the Danish Tax Board has ruled, clearing the way for taxation of the German employer.

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    By Annagabriella Colon, posted on Tuesday May 26, 2020
  • Driving to Certainty Under Pillar 1

    By: Francois Chadwick

    In this article, the author proposes a framework for developing administrable OECD pillar 1 rules that promote a consensus solution to the taxation of the digital economy by addressing the risk of uncertainty for taxpayers.

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    By Francois Chadwick, posted on Tuesday May 26, 2020
  • Business Consider Renegotiating APAs for an Exit Strategy

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    By: Danish Mehboob

    Tax directors intend to revise force majeure clauses in advanced pricing agreements (APAs) and inter-company contracts after finding limited certainty on deferring certain contractual obligations and maintaining agreements under the clause amid the pandemic.

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    By Danish Mehboob, posted on Thursday May 28, 2020


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