Insights on tax issues that matter

You and the Taxman

Issue 1, 2016

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The movement for greater transparency is gaining momentum worldwide. Governments are continually introducing new regulations, legislation and guidelines to encourage greater disclosure of tax practices. This issue examines the pertinence of this topic and more.

You and the Taxman

EY - Managing indirect tax controversy

Managing indirect tax controversy

Indirect taxes are attracting the attention of C-suite executives as complex local legislations, evolving business models and diverse compliance requirements in different jurisdictions heighten indirect tax risks.

EY - What’s next for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

What’s next for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)?

After more than five years since the first round of negotiation, the TPP has finally concluded in 2015. What are the implications for trade and investment outlook?

EY - Transparency in taxation: at what cost

Transparency in taxation: at what cost?

Multinational businesses are now held to higher standards of transparency and disclosure as the tax environment evolves in a more interconnected world. Yet, embracing greater tax transparency comes with challenges.

EY - The changing face of talent management

The changing face of talent management

As businesses become critically reliant on their people to innovate and seek competitive advantages beyond those offered by digitalisation and economies of scale, the proverbial “war for talent” has never been more intense.


Elsewhere outside Singapore

EY - Investing into the US? Know the tax system

Investing into the US? Know the tax system

As the US recovers from the global recession, it may be an opportune time now to consider if an investment into the US is deemed strategic for your business. Understanding its tax regime thoroughly is important in making the right decisions.

   

In conversation with

EY - Winds of change: rethinking talent strategies

Winds of change: rethinking talent strategies

As conventional talent management strategies get disrupted by emerging trends, what can organisations do to ensure their strategies remain fit for purpose?

   

Lessons in case law

EY - AXY and others v Comptroller of Income Tax

AXY and others v Comptroller of Income Tax

A High Court case concerning a request by the Korean tax authority for information pertaining to the applicants’ (Korean nationals) banking activity in Singapore lends insights into how the world is progressing towards greater tax transparency.