The UK has changed the way corporation tax payments must be made in respect of profits or gains between UK companies and group companies located in other EU countries.
Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced on October 11, 2017, that a new corporate tax system will be implemented in 2018.
The 2017 tax reform implemented aims to stimulate the domestic economy, achieve fair taxation and rationalize the tax system.
The Irish Revenue Authority has released a new manual on the tax treatment of certain dividends.
India announced the 2017 budget.
Brazil has made changes to its ISS tax regime.
Ireland has modified a statement of practice on the payment of royalties under a license agreement.
Margrethe Vestager, EU competition commissioner, has made it clear that she plans to defend the decision to order Apple to pay €13 billion (£11 billion) in back tax to the Irish government.
For international businesses withholding taxes on service fees can amount to a sizeable expense. The rate of tax applied is often mitigated by a reduced treaty rate agreed upon between contracting countries.