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  • Multilateral Moves Ongoing

    Multilateral Moves Ongoing

    Following on from last week's EU focus, we will this week be looking at the various multilateral tax initiatives in play at the moment, starting with... you guessed it, the EU, which recently published the latest version of its... Continue Reading »

  • EU Advances On Trade And Tax

    EU Advances On Trade And Tax

    Having looked last week at the various tax reforms underway across the globe, in this column, we will be focusing on the European Union and its efforts in the area of tax... Continue Reading »

  • Budgets Are Go...

    Budgets Are Go...

    In the last column, we looked at various of the COVID-19 tax measures in place around the world. This week, we will be examining reform plans for the year ahead, starting with India's recently unveiled Budget... Continue Reading »

  • COVID Campaigns Continue

    COVID Campaigns Continue

    Last week we looked at the potential tax moves afoot in the United States over the coming months, which nevertheless come with the caveat that the Coronavirus pandemic must be brought under control as much as possible... Continue Reading »

  • US Occupies Center Stage

    US Occupies Center Stage

    Whilst not a huge amount has been said by the new White House administration with regard to new tax plans as yet (which is not to say that President Biden hasn't been busy during his first few days in office...!)... Continue Reading »

  • Big changes Afoot...

    Big changes Afoot...

    As I write this, and barring any unexpected developments between now and publication (not necessarily a safe bet this year!), US President-Elect Joe Biden is in the process of becoming US President Joe Biden... Continue Reading »

  • I.T. is IT!

    I.T. is IT!

    Well here we are, several years into the first month 2021, and it seems that in the analogue world, forward momentum on some significant tax measures has been hamstrung this week by political convulsions, the global pandemic... Continue Reading »

  • Spring Cleaning?

    Spring Cleaning?

    With all of the 'big ticket' news coming out of the United States and Europe recently, and with the world still in the grip of the COVID pandemic, it's been easy for tax developments elsewhere to slip through the net... Continue Reading »

  • Brexit and Covid and Tax, Oh My!

    Brexit and Covid and Tax, Oh My!

    As we come towards the end of the year with a seemingly resurgent pandemic on our hands, but with hope in the form of a vaccine on the horizon, at least one thing seems to have changed as we head into 2021... Continue Reading »

  • Happy Holidays?

    Happy Holidays?

    With the news dominated by the new Coronavirus variant, its implications for the movement of people and goods, and the knock-on economic effects of that, I think you'll agree that things aren't feeling particularly festive this holiday week... Continue Reading »



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EU Council Agrees Tax Blacklist Changes

EU Council Agrees Tax Blacklist Changes

by Jason Gorringe, Lowtax.net, London
23 February, 2021
Barbados has been removed from the European Union's list of non-cooperative jurisdictions and Dominica has been added.
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Jersey Issues Draft Regulations On Income Tax Regime Changes

Jersey Issues Draft Regulations On Income Tax Regime Changes

by Jason Gorringe, Lowtax.net, London
15 February, 2021
The Government of Jersey has issued draft Regulations that set out how former Prior Year Basis taxpayers may pay their 2019 tax bills.
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BVI Reaffirms Tax Transparency Commitment

BVI Reaffirms Tax Transparency Commitment

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
29 September, 2020
The Government of the British Virgin Islands has reiterated its commitment to working toward establishing a publicly accessible register on the beneficial ownership of companies.
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Isle of Man To Improve Beneficial Ownership Register

Isle of Man To Improve Beneficial Ownership Register

by Jason Gorringe, Lowtax.net, London
16 September, 2020
The Isle of Man has launched a consultation on legislative changes to ensure the territory remains fully compliant with international standards on recording details of the beneficial owners of legal entities.
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Bermuda Regulator To Add Conduct Oversight To Mandate

Bermuda Regulator To Add Conduct Oversight To Mandate

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
31 August, 2020
The Bermuda Monetary Authority has recently released a discussion paper on its plans to broaden its mandate by developing a conduct of business regime for the financial services sectors it regulates.
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BVI To Launch FinTech 'Sandbox'

BVI To Launch FinTech 'Sandbox'

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
21 August, 2020
The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission has announced that it will launch its new FinTech Regulatory "Sandbox" on August 31.
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Bermuda Monetary Authority To Overhaul Enforcement Approach

Bermuda Monetary Authority To Overhaul Enforcement Approach

by Jason Gorringe, Lowtax.net, London
21 August, 2020
Bermuda's financial services regulator, the Bermuda Monetary Authority, has set out plans to change its enforcement processes.
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Cayman Rules Out New Taxes In Response To COVID-19

Cayman Rules Out New Taxes In Response To COVID-19

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
18 August, 2020
The Government of the Cayman Islands has ruled out the introduction of direct taxes or new indirect taxes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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EU Announces DAC7, Review Of Corporate Tax Code Of Conduct

EU Announces DAC7, Review Of Corporate Tax Code Of Conduct

by Ulrika Lomas, Lowtax.net, Brussels
24 July, 2020
p>The European Commission has announced plans for a new Directive on Administrative Cooperation, on the exchange of information on online platforms' sales, and a new Communication on Tax Good Governance.
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Hong Kong Updates Guidance On APA Regime

Hong Kong Updates Guidance On APA Regime

by Mary Swire, Lowtax.net, Hong Kong
24 July, 2020
Hong Kong's Inland Revenue Department has updated its guidance on Advance Pricing Agreements to reflect tax legislative changes in recent years and the territory's response to the OECD's base erosion and profit shifting Action Plan.
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