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Finance Multinational firms should start preparing now for the effects of Brexit in 2019. Unless new agreements are put in place, tax arrangements could get a lot more complex

TPC advises companies to prepare now for Brexit’s tax implications

Multinational firms should start preparing now for the effects of Brexit in 2019. Unless new agreements are put in place, tax arrangements could get a lot more complex

By: Les Secular, Partner, TPC Management
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Finance Financial markets have responded to Donald Trump's US election victory with a business-as-usual approach. This could mean they fail to prepare for an impending bust

Are financial markets being short-sighted over Trump’s victory?

Financial markets have responded to Donald Trump’s US election victory with a business-as-usual approach. This could mean they fail to prepare for an impending bust

By: Tom Elliott, International Investment Strategist, deVere Group
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Finance Once a niche proposal, the recent public focus on corporate tax avoidance has sparked real interest in the idea of eliminating corporation tax altogether. Surprisingly, the statistics suggest that employees and other stakeholders may also benefit from this

Zero corporation tax: the arguments for and against

Once a niche proposal, the recent public focus on corporate tax avoidance has sparked real interest in the idea of eliminating corporation tax altogether. Surprisingly, the statistics suggest that employees and other stakeholders may also benefit from this

By: Matt Timms
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Finance A set of recommendations is the OECD’s first step in it’s upheaval of international tax. This will benefit companies, but those unprepared may find compliance costly

What does the OECD’s tax overhaul mean for companies?

A set of recommendations is the OECD’s first step in it’s upheaval of international tax. This will benefit companies, but those unprepared may find compliance costly

By: Les Secular, Partner, True Partners Consulting
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Business & Management The Irish government has spoken at length about closing tax loopholes. However, actions speak louder than words, and patience is running out. Ireland must stop marketing itself as a tax haven, or it will alienate its neighbours

Ireland’s Achilles’ heel is tax loopholes

The Irish government has spoken at length about closing tax loopholes. However, actions speak louder than words, and patience is running out. Ireland must stop marketing itself as a tax haven, or it will alienate its neighbours

By: Aaran Fronda
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Finance There are several common misconceptions about tax competition among EU member states, which is something that Afschrift Law Firm is determined to address

Afschrift helps individuals and businesses understand tax competition

There are several common misconceptions about tax competition among EU member states, which is something that Afschrift Law Firm is determined to address

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Finance With growing tax challenges in the globalised world, does the desire for fair and equal taxation hinder or facilitate international trade?

Norton Rose Fulbright: tax is a balancing act for countries and payers

With growing tax challenges in the globalised world, does the desire for fair and equal taxation hinder or facilitate international trade?

By: Professor Dr Alexander Hemmelrath, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright
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Finance Les Secular of True Partners Consulting advises on how small and medium companies can prove adherence to annual transfer pricing requirements

Transfer pricing: how to avoid penalties

Les Secular of True Partners Consulting advises on how small and medium companies can prove adherence to annual transfer pricing requirements

By: Les Secular
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Finance The proposed financial transactions tax in Europe will have dire consequences for the banking industry and the EU’s chances of economic recovery

A tax too far

The proposed financial transactions tax in Europe will have dire consequences for the banking industry and the EU’s chances of economic recovery

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Finance Commentators argue that mankind’s priority should be overturning the damage done to the environment and economy. Perhaps in part through means of a carbon tax

Toxic taxing

Commentators argue that mankind’s priority should be overturning the damage done to the environment and economy. Perhaps in part through means of a carbon tax

By: Matthew Timms
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Culture Gerard Depardieu’s high-profile departure may have drawn attention to French tax policy, but Michael Mills has his eye on the political points being scored

Partez déjà, Depardieu?

Gerard Depardieu’s high-profile departure may have drawn attention to French tax policy, but Michael Mills has his eye on the political points being scored

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Profiles From humble beginnings to leading one of the largest multinational empires, Howard Schultz has always been eager to show off his entrepreneurial spirit, even if that has meant courting controversy along the way

Howard Schultz

From humble beginnings to leading one of the largest multinational empires, Howard Schultz has always been eager to show off his entrepreneurial spirit, even if that has meant courting controversy along the way

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News

Portugal’s “enormous” tax hike despite protests

The Portuguese government has announced tax rises in an effort to reduce the deficit, despite increasing discontent among the countries’ people

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Finance

German coalition agrees ceasefire in tax cut row

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her coalition partners have agreed to stop arguing in public over tax cuts, and delayed a decision on their scope …

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Finance Dividends are paid out of post-tax profits and companies compete for the loyalty of shareholders on that basis. This simple fact alone means that tax is a boardroom issue

Why tax planning fails

Dividends are paid out of post-tax profits and companies compete for the loyalty of shareholders on that basis. This simple fact alone means that tax is a boardroom issue

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