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MEPs Say Race To The Bottom Must Be Stopped Starting With Double Non-Taxation
September 28th, 2011
On the 22 September, the Committee for Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) in the European Parliament passed a report containing both concrete measures and broader statements against the race to the bottom in European corporate taxation, citing the financial strain this is placing on European countries and their citizens. The EU is currently revising the parent-subsidiary directive, with the intention of preventing double or multiple taxation when the profits of a subsidiary are distributed to the parent company or companies. Too often such treaties effectively lead to double-non taxation. To address this the MEPs voted for an amendment to...
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India, Norway for extended DTAA
October 9th, 2010
NEW DELHI: India and Norway are all set to expand the scope of their double taxation avoidance agreement (DTAA) to facilitate greater information exchange on potential cases of tax evasion. After changes to the Indo-Swiss tax treaty this would be the second such treaty that would be reworked to ensure smooth flow of information on tax-related issues.
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