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Is the US Congress postponing the tax reform debate?

Although the chairmen of the tax writing committees are committed to enacting comprehensive US tax reform, recent developments suggest the bulk of the reform debate will have to wait until the second session of this Congress in 2014. DLA looks at the issues and assesses the prospects for reform.

Company: DLA Piper | Published: 20 November 2013 | Business Area: Corporation Tax

Are your assets tax efficient? Helping your business make the most of its assets

Assets depreciate, they cost money to maintain, you’re always being told you need to invest valuable cash in new ones, some of them you can’t even see, but they're crucial to your business. This whitepaper provides advice on how businesses can make the most of their assets and available tax reliefs... view abstract

Company: Crowe Clark Whitehill | Published: 13 November 2013 | Business Area: Planning

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End of the revenue rule? The challenges to safeguard English-based assets against foreign claims

It is a well-established principle that courts of one country will not enforce the revenue laws of another country. However, a recent Court of Appeal decision shows that companies can no longer rely on 'the revenue rule' to safeguard English-based assets against foreign claims, as Mourant reports.

Company: Mourant Ozannes | Published: 12 November 2013 | Business Area: Corporation Tax

Congressional budget talks in the US – an opportunity to advance tax reform?

Taxes will be a major part of the budget discussions now under way in Washington. While it is too early to predict the outcome, it is clear that the chairs of the tax writing committees see this as a major opening for their efforts to achieve tax reform, as DLA Piper reports.

Company: DLA Piper | Published: 22 October 2013 | Business Area: Corporation Tax

A global guide to tax tribunals - translating the law in key countries around the world

This Eversheds guide to tax litigation takes a detailed look at the different ways tax disputes can be resolved around the world, covering China, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Latvia, Poland, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland and the UK.

Company: Eversheds | Published: 09 October 2013 | Business Area: Corporation Tax

Going green? China issues new environmental requirements and limits on emissions

China's Ministry of Environmental Protection recently enacted two new policies directed at certain heavily polluting industries. Baker & McKenzie summarises both policies and suggests actions that operators of heavily polluting industries should consider in order to mitigate compliance risk.

Company: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 12 April 2013 | Business Area: Environmental

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Creating an aspiration nation - Budget update 2013

Macfarlanes reviews the Chancellor’s efforts to turn the prevailing wintry economic conditions into spring optimism with his latest budget. In addition to a series of modest tax cuts, less expected announcements included quicker progress towards a £10,000 income tax personal allowance by April 2014... view abstract

Company: Macfarlanes | Published: 22 March 2013 | Business Area: Corporation Tax

Budget 2013: a round-up of the key tax points

Chancellor George Osborne this week unveiled the 2013 Budget, with key measures including a plan to cut the corporate tax rate. This Shoosmiths briefing summarises the main tax points of interest, ahead of the publication of the draft Finance Bill later this month.

Company: Shoosmiths | Published: 21 March 2013 | Business Area: Corporation Tax

Heated debate: delays to the amended Russian Civil Code

A new draft of the Civil Code published at the beginning of 2012 has been widely debated since then. After lengthy discussions the draft was approved by the State Duma in the first reading, but as the process goes forward, the reaction becomes ever more heated.

Company: Pepeliaev Group | Published: 08 January 2013 | Business Area: Environmental

Tax update - The Autumn Statement and the Finance Bill

The Chancellor of the Exchequer surprised many commentators with the announcement of a better-than-expected position on the public deficit in his Autumn Statement on 5 December 2012, and he also announced some small but eye-catching tax changes.

Company: Macfarlanes | Published: 18 December 2012 | Business Area: Corporation Tax

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