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Netherlands Introduces Fiscal Policy Agenda to Combat Tax Evasion and Avoidance

Netherlands Introduces Fiscal Policy Agenda to Combat Tax Evasion and Avoidance

On February 23, 2018, the Dutch State Secretary for Finance (“Finance Secretary”) sent two policy letters to Parliament on the fiscal policy agenda and approach to tax avoidance and evasion. See also the press release. These letters include the Finance Secretary’s priorities for the period up to … Read More

U.S. IRS to Take Leading Role in Multilateral CbC Report Risk Assessment

U.S. IRS to Take Leading Role in Multilateral CbC Report Risk Assessment

On February 9, 2018, Jennifer Best, Director of Treaty and Transfer Pricing Operations, U.S. IRS Large Business and International (LB&I) Division, said during a panel event at a mid-year conference sponsored by the American Bar Association Tax Section in San Diego that the IRS intends to take a leading role in … Read More

International Tax Institute Panel on U.S. Tax Reform

International Tax Institute Panel on U.S. Tax Reform

On February 13, 2018, the International Tax Institute (ITI) held a seminar (U.S. Tax Reform Guidance Update with Treasury). Panelists included Chip Harter, Deputy Assistant Secretary (International Tax Affairs) of the U.S. Treasury; Paul Oosterhuis, Of Counsel at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP; and Philip Fried, Tax Principal at PwC. On December 22, … Read More