Tax TalkBringing you insight from the 72nd Congress of the International Fiscal Association in Seoul

72nd Congress of the International Fiscal Association (IFA) - Seoul 2018

A range of international tax luminaries give their views on recent developments in international taxation, US tax reform, country-by-country reporting, and taxing the digital economy.

Insight from 2018 IFA Congress

Watch these insightful interviews from the 2018 IFA Congress in Seoul.

Robert Stack (5:22) 
Managing Director, Deloitte discusses the complexity of new US tax rules, taxing the digital economy, and whether or not the Wayfair ruling should inform the OECD’s work.
Martin Kreienbaum (5:52) 
Director General of International Taxation with the German Federal Ministry of Finance discusses tax certainty, taxing the digital economy, and the implementation of BEPS and its complexity.
Christian Kaeser (6:27) 
Global Head of Taxes, Siemens AG, discusses taxing the digital economy, the impact of US tax reform on large multinational enterprises, and the EU Directive on reporting tax planning information by intermediaries.
Akhilesh Ranjan (7:28) 
Principal Chief Commissioner of Income Tax, India, provides his general thoughts on BEPS and addresses GST vetting in India as well as India’s Significant Economic Presence rules.
Murray Clayson (6:48) 
President of IFA and Tax Partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, discusses the impact of US tax reform on developing countries, taxing the digital economy, and the implementation of BEPS and its complexity.
JaeSon Kim (4:52) 
Head of Corporates, ASEAN, North Asia, with Thomson Reuters discusses whether or not US tax reform is eclipsing BEPS progress. He also addresses the impact of US tax reform on Asia corporates as well as GST/VAT uncertainty in Asia and the progress of taxing the digital economy.
Bobby Sledz (5:42) 
Editor, International Tax, with Thomson Reuters discusses the complexity of US tax reform, taxing the digital economy, the allocation of taxing rights, and country-by-country reporting.
Yoshihisa Shiokawa (5:02) 
Senior Solutions Consultant, Global Tax, with Thomson Reuters discusses the implementation of BEPS in Japan and tax challenges for Japanese multinational enterprises.
Thomas Eisgruber (6:39) 
Head of international Tax, Bavarian Ministry of Finance, discusses taxing the digital economy, country-by-country reporting requirements, and whether or not BEPS is thorough enough.
Tuan Liu (4:42) 
Business Development Manager, Greater China, with Thomson Reuters discusses China’s tax digitalization trend post VAT reform, the impact of Thousand Group Plan on Chinese multinational enterprises, and the consequences of the Belt & Road initiative.
Paul Morton (5:17) 
Vice Chair, IFA UK, and Tax Director, Office of Tax Simplification, HM Treasury, discusses tax simplification in the UK and beyond as well as the role of withholding taxes in the digital economy.