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The Mini-Bond Market in Italy

The Italian economy was severely affected by the deepest recession since the Second World War. Amid a fiscal consolidation programme to reduce the country’s debt, Italy continues its quest to rekindle GDP growth.

Hong Kong: Inland Revenue Amendment Bill – Exchange of Information (EOI)

The Inland Revenue (Amendment) Bill (the Bill) was passed by the Legislative Council on 10 July 2013. It provides the legal framework to liberalise the Exchange of Information (EOI) regime in Hong Kong and enable Hong Kong to comply with the latest international standard of tax transparency. Difference between CDTAs and TIEAs

USA: Interest-Charge Domestic International Sales Corporations

An interest-charge domestic international sales corporation (IC-DISC) can be a powerful tax savings opportunity for many companies exporting products. An IC-DISC is a domestic corporation that primarily engages in foreign sales and exporting activity. Many years ago, the U.S. government created this law as a means to promote U.S.

Issue 18 - RSM Reporting

This eighteenth edition features:

Republic of Ireland: An Update

1. General economic update

Hungary: Final tax package 2014

As it was apparent from the proposal put forward in October that the volume of changes brought by the tax package of 2014 is altogether less significant than that of similar packages of the previous years.

Europe: Changes to Parent Subsidiary Directive

On 25 November 2013, the European Commission proposed to amend the European Parent Subsidiary Directive (PSD). Corporate tax avoidance has been at the top of the political agenda of EU and non-EU countries alike for over a year. Likewise, the G20 as well as the G8 have emphasized the urgency of countering corporate tax avoidance.

Australia: Domestic ship and aircraft tax

Australia’s domestic tax law imposes a 5% tax on amounts paid to foreign owners or charterers of ships or aircraft for the carriage of passengers, live-stock, mail or goods shipped in Australia (section 129 of the Income Tax Assessment Act, 1936). Section 129 can apply irrespective of where the passengers or goods are discharged.

Issue 17 - RSM Reporting

This seventeenth edition features:

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