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World Tax 2023 is now live

07 September 2022 by Jon Moore

Our most comprehensive edition yet with more rankings, firms, jurisdictions and profiles

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Portugal changes its approach to debt-equity bias following the presentation of the DEBRA proposal

25 May 2023 by PLMJ - Portugal : Teresa Oliveira Braga, João Guia Lopes

In the wake of the European Commission’s proposal for a Directive aimed at tackling the debt-equity bias in the European Union (“EU”) (“DEBRA”), Portugal has changed its approach to this issue in order to align it with the Commission’s position.

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New Brazilian TP System Approved

19 May 2023 by FIUS - Brazil: Bruno Santo, Pedro H. Buffolo Jr., Fernanda Sampaio, Alice Oliveira

On May 10, 2023, the Brazilian Senate approved Provisional Measure No. 1,152/2022, which amends the transfer pricing legislation in Brazil and introduces the OECD transfer pricing model.

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We are pleased to announce our new Managing Partner, Maria Sagrado

19 May 2023 by Makarim & Taira S - Indonesia

Makarim & Taira S. (M&T) has entered a new chapter in its 43rd year as one of Indonesia’s leading law firms, with the appointment of Maria Sagrado as the new Managing Partner in May 2023.

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Cooperation in tax collection: the increasing use of precautionary measures as a way of achieving a surprise effect.

18 May 2023 by PLMJ - Portugal: Priscila Santos, Raquel Santos Ferreira

In an increasingly interconnected world, where businesses expand their operations worldwide and capital flows across borders, not only does the issue of international taxation arise, but also cooperation between tax administrations, and this cooperation is an objective to be achieved in a European and international context.

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Transfer pricing: a strategic approach to pricing and revenue across countries

17 May 2023 by TPC Group - Peru

Currently, multinational companies face an increasing number of Transfer Pricing audits around the world, while tax authorities seek additional revenue and prioritize compliance and transparency.

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Provisional Measure No 1.152/22 revokes the limits imposed to the deductibility of royalties in Brazil

11 May 2023 by Vieira da Rocha Machado Alves - Brazil

Paulo Victor Vieira da Rocha, Murilo Jakuk Ferreira Lopes and Marina da Silva Fernandes of VRMA Advogados discuss the effects of the Provisional Measure No 1.152/22 regarding the deductibility of royalties from the corporate income tax assessment basis.

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The recent governmental proposals on amendments to the procedure governing direct taxation litigation in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

10 May 2023 by DSM Avocats à la Cour - Luxembourg

On 28 March 2023, the Finance Ministry sent Bill No. 8186, the provisions of which are aimed at amending and modernizing certain procedural aspects of direct taxation dispute resolution (the "Bill").

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Interactions between transfer pricing and customs rules further to the Hamamatsu case: a potential turmoil in Luxembourg?

04 May 2023 by Baker McKenzie - Luxembourg - Antonio A. Weffer, Antonio Merino

More than five years ago, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") ruled in the Hamamatsu Photonics Deutschland GmbH (“Hamamatsu”) case that, according to the former EU customs legislation , a taxpayer cannot make ex post adjustments to customs value based on an intercompany agreement for goods under an advance pricing agreement (“APA”) concluded with the tax authorities.

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Superior Court of Justice grants final decision on subsidy for investment

02 May 2023 by FIUS - Finocchio & Ustra Sociedade de Advogados - Brazil

On April 25th, 2023, the Brazilian Superior Court of Justice (STJ) reached a unanimous decision on Theme 1182, which concerned the exclusion of ICMS tax benefits from the calculation of the Corporate Income Tax (IRPJ) and Social Contribution on Net Profits (CSLL).