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EU and Possible Reduced VAT Rate for Digital Publications

EU and Possible Reduced VAT Rate for Digital Publications

Few days ago the European Commission launched a consultation process regarding the VAT treatment of electronic publications in Europe, as currently the VAT rates for printed and digital publications differs at European level. The findings of this process will be taken into consideration by the Commission in order to propose possible reforms in this … Read More

Liechtenstein Initiates Consultation on Implementation of CbC Reporting

Liechtenstein Initiates Consultation on Implementation of CbC Reporting

On July 5, 2016, the Liechtenstein government initiated a consultation on the implementation of Country-by-Country (CbC) reporting and the OECD’s Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement on the Exchange of Country-by-Country Reports (“CbC MCAA”). See BEPS Action 13. The consultation will run until August 2, 2016, and the measures would apply … Read More

How Can You Thrive Globally?

How Can You Thrive Globally?

In this ever-changing and competitive landscape, companies can no longer just “be” global they need to “thrive” globally. Supply Chain compliance is no longer a process limited to trade professionals but rather an all encompassing  effort that crosses many parts of an organization; from Legal, IT, Tax and Finance to logistics. Often times supply chain … Read More

U.S. IRS Revises Chief Counsel Notice on Section 385

U.S. IRS Revises Chief Counsel Notice on Section 385

On June 30, 2016, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Chief Counsel issued Notice CC-2016-009. This notice alerts attorneys that the Chief Counsel Directives Manual (CCDM) has been revised to reflect updated requirements for coordinating issues, code sections, and documents with the appropriate Associate Chief Counsel in the National Office. The Office of … Read More