Tag Archives: tax

VAT – Monthly Alert – October 2018

By Daan Arends, Dr Björn Enders and Richard Woolich For our October summary of important VAT developments with implications for cross-border business operations, please click here. In this month’s update, key developments include: Court of Justice of the European Union – where a VAT registration number has been deactivated, input VAT can still be deducted subsequently, when the number … Continue Reading

Doing Business Globally series with PwC: Spotlight on the Netherlands

Please join us at for our Doing Business Globally series with PwC: Spotlight on the Netherlands which will take place on Tuesday, November 13, 2018. This exclusive event is geared towards companies and investors that are doing business in the Netherlands and/or are interested in finding out more about legal and tax issues that arise … Continue Reading

Event: Tax Authority Financial Club

Our partner Lewis J. Greenwald will be taking part in the Finance Club event, hosted by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Israel on October 17. He will present on the subject “Are Options included in the Cost Basis in the US?”. For more information click here.… Continue Reading

Argentina introduces VAT on digital services

Argentina’s new Law 27,430 introduces a new taxable event: a Value Added Tax (VAT) applicable to the importation of “digital services” rendered by a non-resident to a resident individual or entity when the effective use or exploitation of the service is carried out inside Argentina. An earlier regulation, Decree 354/2018 of April 23, 2018, a … Continue Reading

The tide turns: If your company is doing business in the US, it may soon be required to collect state sales taxes

Naftali Z. Dembitzer, Hugh Wesley Goodwin and Ossie Lynn Ravid outline how Israeli companies selling online products and services to customers in US states may soon be required to register, collect and remit taxes in those states, click here to read the full article. Naftali Dembitzer in New York and Hugh Goodwin and Ossie Ravid in Silicon Valley are … Continue Reading

DLA Piper Guide to Going Global – Tax 2018

Successful global expansion depends in part on strategic and effective tax planning and compliance. The Guide to Going Global – Tax addresses key features of tax laws by jurisdiction, including: Taxation of resident companies and non-resident companies Availability of tax holidays, rulings and favorable tax regimes Ability to use losses to offset income Anti-deferral (ie CFC) rules … Continue Reading

Tax advantages of Uruguayan holding companies

DLA Piper’s LATAM Law Blog recently featured the following guest post by Guzman Ramírez  from Bergstein Abogados, an independent law firm in Uruguay: Uruguay offers a number of tax advantages to multinationals. This has become especially so in the wake of the substantial tax reforms which have taken place in Uruguay in the last few years, … Continue Reading

The Financial Report

In the latest issue of DLA Piper’s Financial Report Series, which offers financial news from the Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe, our colleagues discuss and analyze: News from the Americas US Securities and Exchange Commission Developments US Commodity Futures Trading Commission Developments US Banking and Treasury Department Developments US Exchanges and Self-Regulatory Organizations News from … Continue Reading

ANNOUNCING THE LATEST EDITION OF OUR GUIDE TO GOING GLOBAL – TAX

Many companies today aim to scale their businesses globally and into multiple countries simultaneously.  Successful expansion depends, in part, on strategic and effective tax planning and compliance. We designed our complimentary Guide to Going Global – Tax to help you meet that challenge head on. This guide, brought to you by DLA Piper’s Tax group, … Continue Reading

A to-do list for the fourth quarter – three key topics for public companies, plus action items

As summer winds down, we want to highlight three key deadlines and actions items topics public companies need to keep in mind as they head into fall. The first relates to certain amendments adopted by the SEC that require hyperlinks to exhibits in exhibit indexes beginning September 1, 2017. The second relates to the annual global benchmark policy formulation … Continue Reading

The Financial Report

Please read “The Financial Report”, Vol. 6, No. 16, by DLA Piper. This issue discusses: • News from the Americas • US Securities and Exchange Commission Developments • US Commodity Futures Trading Commission Developments • US Banking Developments • US Judicial Developments • US Exchanges and Self-Regulatory Organizations • News from Asia and the Pacific • … Continue Reading

Israel Privacy and Data Protection Law

Our friends at Yigal Arnon & Co summarized two recent developments in Israeli Law: the first concerning the ILITA’s announcement nullifying database registration application fees and annual maintenance fees, the second on the New ILITA directive on Direct Mail and Direct Mail Services. To learn more about these recent developments please read the full memorandum.   … Continue Reading

The Mutual Agreement Procedure: A Taxpayers’ Tool Reinvented

Tax risks of multinational enterprises are expected to continue to increase post-BEPS (Base Erosion and Profit Shifting) as tax authorities globally increase their scrutiny on their cross-border tax transactions. This trend is anticipated in the OECD/G20 BEPS Action Plan: one of the Actions in it attempts to complement efforts to address BEPS with measures that … Continue Reading
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