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Americas Tax Center Weekly Roundup

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The Americas Tax Center weekly roundup summarizes the most recent and relevant tax news from the Americas and around the world. Note: English language editions are usually posted by late Friday; Spanish editions are posted on Monday.

March 2018

March 19 - English | Español
US imposes tariffs on steel and aluminum products – Mexico and Canada excluded *OECD releases interim report on tax challenges of digitalized economy *Canada: Manitoba issues budget 2018-19 * Latest update on OECD’s BEPS project available * EY Canada releases latest issue of TaxMatters@EY

March 12 - English | Español
Costa Rica’s Congress approves fast-track for tax reform bill* Canada’s budget 2018–19 has implications for private companies and shareholders* Indirect Tax in 2018 – updated worldwide developments map and new insight articles* Canada: Yukon issues budget 2018–19* New EY study analyzes impact of US federal tax reform on state CITs

March 5 - English | Español
Canada issues federal budget 2018-19, EY’s latest ‘Tax Policy & Controversy Global Briefing’ discusses Brazil’s OECD application, digital tax, and the MLI, Latest update on OECD’s BEPS project available , EY’s ‘Global Corporate Divestment Study’ reports spike in appetite for corporate divestments

February 2018

February 26 - English | Español
Mexico modifies transfer pricing deadlines for DISIF filers * Costa Rica issues resolution on CbC Reporting requirements * Barbados signs MLI to implement tax treaty BEPs-related measures * British Columbia budget 2018-19 tabled * EY’s ‘Tax Insights’ examines recent developments in indirect tax * ‘Latest on BEPS – 2017 year in review’ available

February 19 - English | Español
OECD releases country approaches to CbC Reporting Guidance * Colombia releases 2017 transfer pricing information statement * US IRS announces increase in user fees for unilateral / bilateral APAs * Honduras updates 2018 individual income tax brackets * Report reviews current / proposed US policy changes for business immigration * Global analysis of health insurance in Latin America – EY report * US Customs publishes draft interim guidance for filing drawback claims under TFTEA * Canada: Northwest Territories issue budget 2018-19

February 12 - English | Español
US tax reform significantly affects US private companies with outbound investments * Tax administration goes digital – EY report: How companies should prepare * EY’s 2018 ‘Digital Deal Economy’ study finds companies focused on digital M&A strategy

February 5 - English | Español
Argentina revokes procedure for payment of NR capital gains tax * Brazilian insurance regulator opens local market for foreign reinsurers * Canada releases federal carbon tac pricing proposals * Latest update on OECD's BEPS project available

January 2018

January 29 - English | Español
Peru establishes deadline for submitting local file * Uruguay enacts legislation updating anti-money laundering, terrorism financing regime * Canadian Customs releases 2018 customs compliance verification list * Peru amends Income Tax Law regulations on tax havens * Panama removed from EU list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions * Panama signs BEPS Multilateral Convention * Barbados and Jamaica sign BEPS Multilateral Convention * Ecuador approves new tax treaty with Russia

January 22 - English | Español
Argentina revokes procedure for payment of NR capital gains tax * Brazilian insurance regulator opens local market for foreign reinsurers * Canada releases federal carbon tax pricing proposals * Latest update on OECD’s BEPS project available

January 15 - English | Español
Argentine tax reform: Key provisions * Uruguay enacts changes to FTZ regime * Uruguay modifies shared service centers regime * Panama modifies deadlines for FATCA and CRS purposes * Colombia issues regulations notifying tax authorities about CbC report * Puerto Rico issues guidance on automatic waiver from W/H at source on payments for services performed in 2018 * EY's 2017 Tax Risk and Controversy Survey Series – Tax function optimization report released

January 8 - English | Español
US enacts landmark tax reform * Argentina enacts comprehensive tax reform * Canada Revenue Agency revises GST/HST Voluntary Disclosures Program * Colombia’s immigration regime reform effective 15 December 2017 * US, Spain sign CbC reporting automatic exchange of information agreement * Puerto Rico announces 2018 qualified retirement plan limits * EY Capital Conference Barometer: country and sector reports released