Tax Talk

Bringing you insight from the 70th Congress of the International Fiscal Association in Madrid.

 

Robert Stack (3:59)

Deputy assistant secretary of international tax affairs for the United States Treasury, Robert Stack, discusses the BEPS MLI, the EC Apple ruling, US tax reform and the IRS judgement on implementing master and local filing.

Robert Stack (3:58)

Deputy assistant secretary of international tax affairs for the United States Treasury, Robert Stack, discusses the BEPS MLI, the EC Apple ruling, US tax reform and the IRS judgement on implementing master and local filing.

Pascal Saint-Amans (4:49)

Pascal Saint-Amans, tax policy director for the OECD, discusses the controversial Apple ruling in Ireland, the impact of the BEPS implementation process, and the BEPS MLI.  

Porus Kaka (4:07)

IFA president Porus Kaka speaks about uncertainty around BEPS and his concern surrounding country by country (CbC) reporting.

Martin Kreienbaum (4:51)

Martin Kreienbaum, director general of International Taxation for the German Federal Ministry of Finance, discusses the importance of tax certainty for the G20, the upcoming German election and the consistent implementation of BEPS.

IFA Delegate Interviews (8:25)

Axel Threfall, editor-at-large, Reuters, interviews delegates on the floor at IFA Madrid on tax certainty, the BEPS MLI, the Apple/Ireland EC ruling and Brexit.

Philip Baker (4:06)

Following our BEPS MLI Panel discussion, Philip Baker, barrister and international tax specialist for Field Court Tax Chambers in London, defines the MLI, the method of MLI consultation, its flexibility and affect on international tax.

Mary Bennett (3:12)

Following our BEPS MLI Panel discussion, Mary Bennett, tax partner at Baker & McKenzie LLP, speaks on state aid issues in the US, the BEPS MLI and the concern surrounding setting up an alternative to the arm’s length method.

Enrique Diaz Tong (2:42)

Following our BEPS MLI Panel discussion, Enrique Diaz Tong, TP Consulting associate and Lawyer at the Pontificia Universidad Católica of Peru, discusses the challenges of applying the MLI, transfer pricing issues, and automatic exchange of information in Latin America.

Robert Sledz (4:07)

Following our BEPS MLI Panel discussion, our own Robert Sledz, international tax editor/author with the Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters, discusses the BEPS action items of concern, the Apple/EC ruling and resulting tax uncertainty.