This week in tax: PwC Australia ‘failed to take ATO seriously’

PwC publishes detailed accounts of its behaviour in the tax scandal in Australia, while another tax trial looms for pop star Shakira.

ITR EMEA Tax Awards 2023: winners announced

The winners of the ITR Europe, Middle East, and Africa Tax Awards 2023 have been announced!

ITR APAC Tax Awards 2023: winners announced

The winners of the ITR Asia-Pacific Tax Awards 2023 have been announced!

Portuguese Banking Sector Surcharge – the end of an era?

Maria do Carmo Leitmann of Morais Leitão discusses the controversial and discriminatory implications of Portugal’s Banking Sector Surcharge on foreign credit institutions’ branches.

Italy offers lenders opt-out on windfall tax

The controversial measure is being watered down after criticism from the European Central Bank.

HMRC boosts requests to foreign tax authorities about UK residents

More than 600 such requests were made in 2022, while HMRC has also bolstered its fraud service, it has been revealed.

China extends and enhances multiple tax incentives in the post-COVID era

Lewis Lu of KPMG China discusses the extended and enhanced tax incentives designed to stimulate China’s economy.

This week in tax: EU court strikes out Belgian tax scheme on state aid grounds

The General Court reverses its position taken four years ago, while the UN discusses tax policy in New York.

Innovation and flexibility key to pillar two data readiness

Pillar two might be top of mind for many multinational companies, but the huge variations between countries’ readiness means getting ahead of the game now, argues Russell Gammon, chief solutions officer at Tax Systems.

ITR Autumn Issue 2023: Editorial

ITR’s latest quarterly PDF is going live today, leading on the looming battle between the UN and the OECD for dominance in global tax policy.