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Labour’s landslide UK election victory: experts call for tax simplification

The party should aim to reduce corporation tax from 25% to 15%, one partner told ITR

Expanding across the pond: US sales and use tax guide

With 45 states imposing a sales tax, Michael Bernard of Vertex explains the key points to note for European businesses aiming to broaden their market and capitalise on the e-commerce boom in the US

This month in indirect tax: India hails GST anniversary

In-house professionals seek better technology, Belgium fails to progress with ViDA, VAT gap continues to fall in the UK, and more

This week in tax: OECD recommends higher US corporate tax rate

The US should gradually introduce a carbon tax according to the OECD; in other news, a former German bank CEO has been declared unfit to stand trial for cum-ex fraud

Italian VAT aspects of litigation finance

Paolo Ludovici and Pietro Bricchetto of Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Ludovici examine the Italian tax authorities’ interpretative position concerning the VAT regime applicable to dispute financing services provided within the framework of third-party litigation funding agreements

Indian GST litigation series, part two: assessment

Raghavan Ramabadran, Charulatha Rajaji, and Raghav Rajeev of Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan conclude their analysis of goods and services tax litigation in India by explaining the critical importance of how pre-assessment or assessment proceedings are conducted

This week in tax: EY US to invest in AI in $1bn pledge

The ‘big four’ firm has also vowed to spend more on nurturing junior talent; in other news, Blick Rothenberg has hired a pair of tax partners

Indonesia’s tax facility for foreign loans and grants for government projects

Issues and opportunities arising from the tax facility for foreign loans and grants for government projects could be key to the ‘Golden Indonesia’ dream, say I Dewa Made Agung Nugraha and Egar Adipratama of GNV Consulting

Board members acting independently for VAT purposes? Spain has its say

Fernando Matesanz of Spanish VAT Services reports on a domestic ruling that draws on CJEU case law concerning the tax treatment of professional services provided by a company's board members