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As local and international tax regulations become more prescriptive, dealing with them in a cross-border context presents you with a significant challenge. The number and complexity of tax investigations conducted by authorities is rapidly escalating and the need for tax adjustments is rising accordingly. Our 400 tax lawyers are supported by strong technical tax intelligence teams that identify developments in tax law and policy affecting your business. This multi-disciplinary approach helps you develop robust structures that maximise tax effectiveness in alignment with your commercial strategy.

Whether you are a financial institution, multinational, fund, investor or high net worth individual, we understand your business and the tax pressures you face. Our teams work together across Europe and beyond in the key areas affecting your business including VAT, international taxation, transfer pricing, e-commerce, M&A and investment funds, tax planning and financing. Our experts can help you manage tax control cases and deal with tax authorities as well as manage tax litigation cases. The right tax advice can make a material difference to transaction costs and, in some cases, avert serious consequences.

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March 2019
Tax­a­tion of the di­git­al eco­nomy
Busi­ness Im­plic­a­tions of Brexit
A CMS Tax Ana­lys­is
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19/06/2019
Tax Con­nect Flash
The chan­ging land­scape of tax­a­tion in Africa: time...
24/12/2018
China Tax Reg­u­la­tion Up­date - Decem­ber 2018
The latest de­vel­op­ment in China Tax Reg­u­la­tion mainly in­cludes: Cai­guanshui [2018] No. 49, jointly re­leased by the Min­istry of Fin­ance, the State Ad­min­is­tra­tion of Tax­a­tion and the Gen­er­al Ad­min­is­tra­tion of Cus­toms Caishui [2018] No.
12/06/2019
Tax Con­nect Flash
CJEU judge­ments on the with­hold­ing ex­emp­tion re­gard­ing...
21/12/2018
HM­RC pub­lishes guid­ance on tax­a­tion of cryptoasset hold­ers
On 19 Decem­ber 2018, HM Rev­en­ue & Cus­toms (“HM­RC”) pub­lished guid­ance on how in­di­vidu­als pos­sess­ing cryptoassets may be taxed (the “Guid­ance”). In par­tic­u­lar, the Guid­ance cov­ers: what crypo­as­sets are; which taxes ap­ply to in­di­vidu­als.
18/06/2019
An­nu­al Re­view 2018 – 2019
17/08/2018
Changes in the tax­a­tion of oil and gas com­pan­ies: a new tax on ad­di­tion­al...
On 19 Ju­ly 2018 Fed­er­al Law No. 199-FZ* (“Law”) came in­to force, which in­tro­duces a tax on ad­di­tion­al in­come from the ex­trac­tion of hy­dro­car­bon raw ma­ter­i­als (“Tax on Ad­di­tion­al In­come”) in Rus­sia.
June 2019
Do tech com­pan­ies hold the solu­tion to tax­ing the di­git­al...
20 May 2019
VAT re­fund for tax­able per­sons in an­oth­er EU mem­ber...
Tax Con­nect Flash
29/04/2019
CMS an­nounces largest-ever glob­al part­ner pro­mo­tions
April 2019
VAT | Brexit | "no deal" trans­ition­al meas­ures for...
18/03/2019
VAT | Italy | Staff second­ment: VAT treat­ment sub­mit­ted...
March 2019
VAT | De­duc­tion of in­put tax in a head of­fice/branch...