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Ireland: Aviation Finance & Leasing 2022

Financing structures involving Irish entities often employ the use of a special-purpose vehicle ("SPV"), which is a company established specifically to hold title to the aircraft subject to the financing and to lease those aircraft to the operators. Ireland is a popular jurisdiction for the establishment of SPVs due to the numerous double-tax treaties in place between Ireland and other countries, many of which specifically refer to aviation in their text. Ireland is also attractive due to the confidence in the legal and court system (which is broadly based on English common law) and the number of aviation experts and leasing companies based in Ireland. ... - Continue reading

What is the global minimum corporate tax?

The global minimum corporate tax on MNCs was aimed at discouraging them from shifting profits to low-tax countries. But it will reduce the incentives to attract investment in developing countries ... - Continue reading

Analysis: Budget plugs a tax evasion loophole

With a stroke of pen, the federal budget for the 2022-23 fiscal also closed a much-exploited loophole through which many individuals simply avoided paying taxes in any jurisdiction, and hence lived a tax-free existence. To be considered liable to pay tax in Pakistan, one has to spend at least 120… – Continue reading

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