Category: Walmart

Walmart-Flipkart Deal: Income Tax Dept Rejects Plea For Capital Gains Exemption

Income Tax department is also inquiring into some alleged suspicious transactions and investment flow into Flipkart Authorities have demanded a valuation report from Flipkart The international taxation division of the I-T department is currently studying the valuation of Indian assets of Flipkart Singapore At the time when ecommerce company Flipkart… – Continue reading

Walmart-Flipkart deal: Buyout liable to tax in India; I-T Dept awaits formal pact

Some advantage could be there under Double-Tax Avoidance Agreement: experts MUMBAI, MAY 8 The $15-billion buyout of e-commerce player Flipkart by US retail giant Walmart is likely to attract capital gains tax under Indian laws, similar to the tax imposed on Vodafone, even though the entities are headquartered abroad. Some… – Continue reading

Offshore Shell Games 2015: The Use of Offshore Tax Havens by Fortune 500 Companies

U.S.-based multinational corporations are allowed to play by a different set of rules than small and domestic businesses or individuals when it comes to the tax code. Rather than paying their fair share, many multinational corporations use accounting tricks to pretend for tax purposes that a substantial portion of their… – Continue reading

“Imposing a tax increase” Transfer Pricing “and basing it on sale is confiscatory”

The Association of Retail Trade (ACDET), which is part of Walmart, defended the decision to the chain filed a lawsuit against the government and the law 72. Considers that the law is unconstitutional and arbitrarily penalize one company. “Since April we warn the people that the measures were being discussed… – Continue reading

Wal-Mart Sues Puerto Rico Over ‘Astonishing’ Tax Increases

   Island’s biggest employer files suit in San Juan federal court    Legal challenge comes as Puerto Rico copes with debt payments The Puerto Rico unit of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. sued the island’s government, seeking to overturn a new tax the retailer calls unfairly high. Enacted in May, Puerto Rico’s… – Continue reading

Tough debate with multinational companies on corporate tax practices

MEPs grilled eleven multinational companies on their corporate tax practices in a five-hour debate with the Special Committee on Tax Rulings on Monday. These companies had declined the committee’s first invitation to appear before it, but later changed their minds and accepted its last chance invitation. Of the 13 original… – Continue reading