Category: Formations

PBC urges Dar to ask FBR to go easy on super tax

Pakistan Business Council (PBC) has approached Finance Minister Ishaq Dar to stop the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) from recovery proceedings of Super Tax against non-resident companies on dividend income from their investments in Pakistan. Sources told Business Recorder here on Tuesday that the PBC has urged the Finance Minister...

Main provisions of Patent Box regime

Introduction Tax exemptions Eligibility Trademarks Calculating tax benefits Eligible costs Introduction At the end of 2014, the government presented the 2015 budget, which introduced a ‘Patent Box’ tax regime in line with similar schemes adopted in other European countries. It applies to corporate income tax and regional tax on productive...

Chevron hits out at ‘tax dodger’ claims at fiery Senate inquiry

Chevron, the US oil giant behind Australia’s biggest liquefied natural gas project, has been hit with claims its tax affairs are a “rort”. We have spent a year trying to find Australia’s biggest tax dodger and we’ve found it. It’s Chevron. Sam Dastyari But the company insists it is the...

Dechert OnPoint: Georgian Law Developments – Talking Taxes

Dechert Georgia, through the contribution of partners Archil Giorgadze and Nicola Mariani joined by senior associates, Ruslan Akhalaia and Irakli Sokolovski, is partnering with Georgia Today on a regular section of the paper which will provide updated information regarding significant legal changes and developments in Georgia. In particular, we will...

Offshore incorporations up in Cayman and worldwide

Despite the political and media pressure on offshore financial centers, new incorporations of offshore companies worldwide continue to grow. A new report on offshore company incorporations by law and fiduciary firm Appleby shows that new company registrations increased in most offshore jurisdictions in the second half of 2013. “As the...

Denmark – A Tax Haven?

Artur Bugsgang, partner at leading Danish law firm LETT looks at Denmark’s tax advantages. Denmark currently ranks fifth in the world in their ease of doing business index. The country is significantly less bureaucratic than the majority of its European neighbours, especially in regard to establishing and operating companies. Despite...