The Tax Exchange
Tax discussions for the business leader
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Despite minimal impact, employers likely need to change processes or reporting related to fringe benefits in order to comply with tax reform.
The Dutch government has recently enacted new legislation that has both expanded the scope of the Dutch dividend withholding tax, and provided for a new withholding tax exemption for certain non-EU shareholders.
India’s Central Board of Direct Taxes has recently introduced draft rules for public comment that implement master file and country-by-country (CbC) fling requirements.
Many businesses are analyzing their entity choice following the change in tax rates, and future exit strategies from the business will often be a big factor affecting the computations in those analyses. An employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) is a potential exit strategy that businesses should consider at the same time because of its unique tax characteristics.
Taxpayers with international activities will quickly realize that tax reform has taken the complex world of international taxation and added several additional layers of complexity.