Weekly Tax Brief - 29 September 2015

In this edition of RSM’s weekly round-up of the most important tax news, we cover the latest developments…

Labour tax policy: which levers will they pull and how hard?

29 September 2015

When preparing the ground for his speech on Monday, New (or should that be Newest?) Labour Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell emphasised that he would not be making any major statements on tax. And he was right.

Will BEPS provide the solution to tax avoidance by multi-nationals?

29 September 2015

Clamping down on avoidance by multi-nationals is a either a popular sound-bite or a tax policy, depending on one’s perspective, which is common across the political spectrum. With less than a week to go before the OECD release their final recommendations on reforming the international tax system, will we finally have the solution we’ve been waiting for?

BEPS – what we already know

29 September 2015

The OECD BEPS project has been a huge undertaking, with multiple Discussion Drafts, Public Consultations and thousands of pages of stakeholder input. Now the end is in sight, what do we know? Will anything change and has it really been worth the effort?