Insights on tax issues that matter

You and the Taxman

Issue 2, 2018

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The drivers of change in tax transparency, tax risk and controversy, and tax competitiveness are interacting and evolving at unprecedented speeds in the new world of taxation.

To keep pace with rapid advancements in technology and respond to escalating regulatory demands around the globe, tax professionals can no longer afford to do more of the same. They need to constantly reinvent themselves in order to remain competitive and keep pace.

This issue, we share insights into some of the contemporaneous topics and concerns that are top-of-mind for tax practitioners.

You and the Taxman

EY - The outlook for business taxation

The outlook for business taxation

With a rapidly changing tax environment and ongoing debate around digital taxation, tax harmonisation and desire for tax certainty, organisations must adopt a broad, global view through a multilateral lens in order to stay ahead.

EY - Tax harmonisation in ASEAN – Singapore should take the lead

Tax harmonisation in ASEAN – Singapore should take the lead

Can Singapore, as current chair of ASEAN, provide the impetus for the region to harmonise its tax system to reap the full benefits of economic integration?

EY - Transfer pricing updates: a Southeast Asia perspective

Transfer pricing updates: a Southeast Asia perspective

As Southeast Asia becomes more connected and disrupted, it is imperative for organisations operating in the region to align their transfer pricing processes with their business plans to navigate issues arising from tax risks and controversy.

EY - Analysing the S-VACC framework through the tax lens

Analysing the S-VACC framework through the tax lens

How will the addition of the Singapore Variable Capital Company (S-VACC) to Singapore’s portfolio of fund entities provide the wealth and asset management industry with a vehicle that is tailor-made to address current limitations?

EY - The quest for innovation continues

The quest for innovation continues

Get acquainted with the developments in Singapore’s R&D tax landscape and innovation journey to-date.

EY - Family business succession: getting the talent strategy right

Family business succession: getting the talent strategy right

Family businesses must do more to woo and harness next-gen talent for succession planning.


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EY - The rise of tax controversy: keep up or lose out

The rise of tax controversy: keep up or lose out

Global tax reforms and policy changes are impacting the tax controversy landscape, rendering companies more vulnerable to tax disputes and controversy. How can tax practitioners manage risks and keep pace?