Strategizing International Tax Best Practices – by Keith Brockman

Archive for January, 2018

Leadership: 2018

Annual reviews are now being discussed, with employees wondering what technical goals and objectives lie ahead.

Most importantly, the art of leadership skills and training should be a required attribute on everyone’s agenda. ┬áThere are books for self-learning, and also real-time training can be conducted via leading small cross-functional meetings, being a champion on projects for coordination, and team activities

Leadership and developing leadership skills, in addition to requisite technical abilities, are what will make the difference for everyone.

Italy: New web tax & PE

The Italian Budget has enacted a 3% web tax, and a new PE definition based on economic, vs. physical, presence.

The Tax is due by the buyers of the above services unless the supplier declares in the invoice that it has not reached the threshold of 3,000 transactions in the calendar year.

The PE definition goes beyond the OECD’s intent, and will certainly lead to additional disputes in Italy and other countries developing such a subjective measure that also attracts double taxation.

EY’s global tax alert provides additional details as reference.

http://www.ey.com/Publication/vwLUAssets/Italy_enacts_Web_Tax_and_new_PE_definition/$FILE/2017G_07179-171Gbl_Italy%20enacts%20Web%20Tax%20and%20new%20PE%20definition.pdf

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