EY You and the Taxman

You and the Taxman

Issue 3, 2014

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In recent years, tax policy and enforcement have seen rapid changes globally. This issue examines what the evolving international tax landscape means for businesses.

EY - Tax risks accelerating worldwide

Tax risks accelerating worldwide

Companies around the world expect tax risks to escalate amid heightened scrutiny by tax authorities and a more onerous regulatory landscape, EY’s 2014 Tax risk and controversy survey reveals.

EY - The changing face of global tax policy

The changing face of global tax policy

Although countries adopt different approaches to expanding their corporate tax base, most of them are stepping up on tax enforcement to ensure that companies pay their fair tax dues.

EY - Strategically managing indirect taxes in Asia-Pacific

Strategically managing indirect taxes in Asia-Pacific

Managing indirect taxes in Asia-Pacific is a challenging affair as there is no uniform indirect taxation regime in the region. MNCs therefore have to view indirect taxes from different angles to address risks.

EY - Singapore and US shake hands on FATCA

Singapore and US shake hands on FATCA

Singapore and US have concluded discussions on a tax information sharing agreement that will help Singapore-based financial institutions comply with the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).

EY - The changing face of permanent establishments

The changing face of permanent establishments

The traditional view of permanent establishment (PE) has not kept pace with global developments. Amidst international calls to redefine the concept of PE, companies will need to manage their PE exposure on a proactive basis.

EY - Indian Budget targets change, certainty and confidence

Indian Budget targets change, certainty and confidence

India’s Budget proposed various measures to provide a more stable and predictable taxation regime that would be investorfriendly and drive economic growth.

EY - The debate on country-by-country reporting

The debate on country-by-country reporting

The proposal by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development to introduce country-by-country reporting as part of the Action Plan on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting will increase scrutiny on MNCs and place a heavier compliance burden on them.

EY - Asean economic integration

Asean economic integration: are we there yet?

The Asean Economic Community blueprint envisages an integrated economic region in Asean by 2015. However, the road to integration is not without its challenges.

EY - Myanmar's tax regime

Myanmar’s tax regime: 10 things you should know

In structuring an investment in Myanmar, foreign investors need to take into account key aspects of the nation’s foreign investment restriction regulations and income tax system relating to acquisition, operating and exit tax matters.