This edition contains 12 articles, that vary from EU – Court declares important German cross border tax provisions to violate EU-law, US Exporters: FDII Deduction’s in tax reform’s, Cryptocurrency regulations in India, Poland and Slovakia, UK VAT consequences of ‘no deal’ Brexit , Tax reform in France to OECD hybrid mismatch rules in Australia.
This edition contains 16 articles, that vary from tax reforms and legislative updates to digital technology changes across the industry. Interesting reads include: Ukraine highlighting the new stabilisation measures put in place to improve their economy and Poland’s new ability to block taxpayer’s bank accounts for up to 3 months.
There are many great articles included in this edition, Australia explains the ‘Tax implications of Foreign Superannuation, Pensions and other Retirement Funds’, Germany presents its ‘Withholding Taxes on Cross-Border Software and Database Licensing’ and Switzerland updates on ‘Tax Proposal 2017’.
In a letter dated 6 November 2020, the Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF) commented on an interpretation of German limited tax liability on royalty payments, an issue that has emerged as controversial in the recent past. The BMF’s legal position may have significant consequences for internationally operating groups of companies. The easing of the legal requirement that had been originally planned no longer appears to be on the cards.
This guide to Doing Business in Germany is intended to provide an initial overview of the political, economic, legal and tax environment for investing in this country, so as to facilitate potential investors’ decision-making about a German business commitment.
This European Holding Company Analysis is meant as a practical tool for an initial comparison of relevant tax aspects of some holding company regimes. It should not be used as a substitute for obtaining local tax advice.