As 2014 comes to a close the Financial Markets will look back on the year with mixed views. It has been a year driven by policy uncertainty and the impact of regulatory change. Policy uncertainty continues in...more
UK WILL IMPOSE CAPITAL GAINS TAX ON NON-UK RESIDENTS -
The UK government aims to go ahead with plans to impose capital gains tax on sales of residential property from April 2015.
The government has published...more
NEW FOR SUPPLIERS OF DIGITAL CONTENT AND INTANGIBLES: DLA PIPER’S GLOBAL VAT GUIDE -
Starting January 1, 2015, EU VAT rules for suppliers of digital content, telecommunications and broadcasting services are changing....more
The Spanish Government has asked an experts committee to prepare a report with proposals for the tax reform that the Spanish Government is currently drafting.
One of the proposals of the committee is to establish a new...more
NETHERLANDS: TAX TREATMENT OF HYBRID FINANCE INSTRUMENTS IN THE WAKE OF TWO LANDMARK CASES -
The Dutch Supreme Court has given its judgment in two landmark cases regarding the classification of hybrid finance...more
As a result of a substantial reform of the Insolvency Law, starting January 1, 2014 the tax treatment of debt restructuring modifies both Spain's Corporate Income Tax Law and its stamp duty regulations....more
WHEN THE PARTIES WANT AN AGREEMENT TO DISAPPEAR: THE US TAX RESCISSION DOCTRINE -
The old saw about the best-laid plans of mice and men also goes for international tax planning and transactions with significant tax...more
Following the non-discrimination principle, in response to an appeal dated 25 Octobe the Spanish Supreme Court has applied a tax credit to avoid double taxation, provided in the Corporate Income Tax Law for Spanish resident...more
COLOMBIA ISSUES TAX HAVENS LIST: 4 THINGS TO NOTE FOR THOSE DOING BUSINESS IN COLOMBIA -
Colombia has issued its list of tax havens – an act that will negatively impact the tax effects of doing business in Colombia...more
Spain’s modified "patent box" regime is now in effect.
The most important developments – which became effective September 29 – are the following:
1. The exemption on revenues from granting the right to use...more