Insights on tax issues that matter

You and the Taxman

Issue 4, 2017

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Globalisation, tax reforms and digitalisation are altering the tax landscape. In this period of transformation, the dialogue for tax certainty must continue to be a priority

In this edition, we explore topical local and international developments that matter to tax practitioners worldwide.

You and the Taxman

EY - Can tax be part of companies' growth strategy?

Can tax be part of companies' growth strategy?

The business of tax is undergoing a fundamental shift on a global scale. What are the implications on business functions?

EY - Implications of an impending GST hike

Implications of an impending GST hike

Businesses will have to start considering the impact of a heightened GST rate and ensure that they have adequate resources to mitigate the impact.

EY - Interest deduction using TAM: more to it than meets the eye

Interest deduction using TAM: more to it than meets the eye

Companies will need to consider the tax implications of adopting the total asset method (TAM).

EY - AEC 2025: a digital future beckons

AEC 2025: a digital future beckons

The AEC recognises the need to get up to speed in the digital world. The question is – how soon can this done?

   

Eye on Asean

EY - Investing into Vietnam through the tax lens

Investing into Vietnam through the tax lens

When it comes to M&A in Vietnam, understanding the country’s tax regime is key.

   

In conversation with

EY - Heightened TP requirements - what next?

Heightened TP requirements - what next?

The change in legislation could help Singaporean companies better manage potential disputes in more aggressive tax jurisdictions.

   

Elsewhere outside Singapore

EY - What you need to know about the UK Qualifying Private Placements regime

What you need to know about the UK Qualifying Private Placements regime

Companies can reap benefits of reduced administrative burden and potential cash savings from the enactment of this regulation.

   

Case Law

EY - GBU v CIT

GBU v CIT

Disputes between taxpayers and the tax authority on taxable income and non-taxable capital gains continue to be heard before the courts - a case study helps to shed some light on the controversy.