UnscheduledCurrent Issues in International Tax Planning
- Current Issues in International Tax Planning
Overview and learning objectives
Subsequent to the OECD/G20 BEPS Project and the EU anti-avoidance initiatives, the implementation and the impact of these measures are key elements of the work ahead. In this course we are looking at the most recent updates, the current status and the prospects regarding international tax planning. Our focus areas throughout the course will include the following:
- current trends in international tax planning, including the review and monitoring of the implementation of OECD measures, an update on the EU state of affairs and a brief look at recent global developments;
- the future of tax technology and its effect on international business;
- the most recent update on the implementation of the Multilateral Instrument and its impact on international tax planning involving tax treaties;
- the effectiveness of anti-avoidance measures such as GAARs, CFC regimes, thin capitalization rules and treaty anti-abuse rules;
- the latest updates on the taxation of the digital economy and the global tax reform;
- recent developments with regard to tax dispute prevention, tax audit management and tax dispute resolution;
- tax treatment of related-party debt financing and other intra-group financial transactions;
- international tax considerations of mismatches in entity and instrument characterization;
- recent developments concerning transfer pricing;
Field of study
Who should attend?
The course is suitable for practitioners in tax advisory firms, tax specialists in commerce and industry, and government officials.
Course level and prerequisites
This is an intermediate-level course. Participants will be expected to have a basic knowledge of the tax system of at least one country.
In order to participate in this particular course, no advance preparation is necessary. Participants will have access to relevant online collections on the IBFD Tax Research Platform for a period of two weeks.
Interactive course - "Group Live"
To safeguard the interactive nature of the course, including group discussions and case studies, a maximum of 32 participants will be accepted. Early registration is therefore recommended.
We invite you to send us in advance any technical, content-related questions you may have. During the course we will try to address your specific questions, but please note that this will depend on the amount of time available, the relevance of the questions and the order in which the questions are received.
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Disclaimer: The information provided during the course has been prepared solely for the instruction of course participants. This information is not intended to constitute advice on any particular matter
Continuing Professional Education
Recommended NASBA CPE points for this course: 20.5 (in accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE points, CPE credits are granted based on a 50-minute hour). Read more information on CPE points and accreditation for IBFD International Tax Courses.
Course fee and registration detailsThe course fee covers participation in the course, all course materials, lunch, coffee/tea and refreshments. The costs of accommodation and transport are not covered. If you have any other questions regarding attendance of the course, travel arrangements, payments and cancellations, please consult our FAQ.
- Current trends and issues in international tax planning
- Transformation of tax function
- Countering aggressive tax planning from an EU perspective
- The multilateral instrument - has it been a success?
- A selection of treaty anti-abuse rules and their impact on international structuring
- Digital taxation and global tax reform
- Tax dispute prevention and resolution in an international tax environment
- How to manage permanent establishment risks
- Latest update on transfer pricing
- International tax developments in the United States and Asia
- Case study