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How will Australia close the tax gap on the digital economy?

October 29, 2018

Just how to tax the digital economy has been a sore point for the international community since BEPS’ inception.  And it was only one a year ago at the IFA Congress, that the OECD’s Pascal Saint-Amans and IFA President Porus Kaka were both lamenting the continued lack of global consensus on implementing BEPs Action 1. […]

How will Australia close the tax gap on the digital economy?

How will Australia close the tax gap on the digital economy?

Just how to tax the digital economy has been a sore point for the international community since BEPS’ inception.  And it was only one a year ago at the IFA Congress, that the OECD’s Pascal Saint-Amans and IFA President Porus Kaka were both lamenting the continued lack of global consensus on implementing BEPs Action 1. […] … Read More

Local file, local flavour: Lessons from BEPs one year on

Local file, local flavour: Lessons from BEPs one year on

BEPs first anniversary is approaching. What can we learn from the unique challenges faced by multinationals operating in Australia? And what will Year 2 bring? Joanne Ting, CbC and Transfer Pricing technology specialist gives us a preview ahead of the upcoming webinar with BDO and The Tax Institute. … Read More

Navigating the International Tax World, Amidst Profound Change

Navigating the International Tax World, Amidst Profound Change

Bob Dylan famously sung in 1964 ‘the times they are changing’, albeit he wasn’t singing about the international tax world, however, he was right, times were and are always changing. Change is a constant in the world and in the international tax realm, change is inevitable and unavoidable. … Read More

100% Pure BEPs: NZ responds to the OECD’s BEPs Action Plan

100% Pure BEPs: NZ responds to the OECD’s BEPs Action Plan

With the introduction of a new tax bill in New Zealand to counter multinationals’ BEPs activities, it is a good time to revisit Australia’s own BEPs progress. … Read More

The Transparency Imperative

The Transparency Imperative

At a time when many governments are grappling with significant budget deficits, tax planning strategies that rely on cross border profit shifting have drawn the scrutiny of global regulators and taxation agencies. Following initial reports from the OECD working party on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting, the taxation obligation of multinational corporations has become headline […] … Read More