Weekly Round-Up

Panama Joins Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement


Earlier this week, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) announced that Panama became the 98th jurisdiction to sign the CRS Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement (CRS MCAA), the "prime international agreement for implementing the automatic exchange of financial account information under the Multilateral Conversation on Mutual Administrative Assistance." [Continue reading]

IMF Releases Tanzania Country Report

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This week, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) released IMF Country Report No. 18/11 on the Republic of Tanzania, in the context of the "seventh review under the Policy Support Instrument." Published on 16 January, the Country Report includes the press release, IMF Staff Report, and a Debt Sustainability Analysis. [More Information]

New Tax Reform in Argentina

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Late last year, the Argentinian Government enacted a comprehensive tax reform via publication in the Official Gazette. Effective 1 January 2018, the Law introduced a permanent establishment (PE) definition, added transfer pricing rules, and established a new EBITDA rule.

More information on Argentina's new tax reform, along with other country updates, is available in EY's 15 January 2018 Global Tax Alert.

ITIC Endorsed Event: 2018 TCPI Symposium


Over the years, ITIC has cooperated with the Tax Council Policy Institute (TCPI), a Washington, DC association of top corporate tax officers. The Tax Council organizes high-quality events that bring together excellent speakers addressing the most relevant current and future taxation issues.  

Registration is now open for the 19th annual Tax Policy & Practice Symposium, Disruption and opportunity in the era of global tax transformation, which will be held on 15-16 February 2018 in Washington, DC.

For quick reference, the conference brochure can be viewed here.