PwC launches Intergovernmental agreement monitor

The expected wave of intergovernmental agreements (IGAs) implementing the tax reporting and withholding procedures commonly associated with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) has begun.


INDIA - Taxmen train eyes on Bitcoin community

Digital or virtual currencies such as Bitcoin are generated through complex computer calculations and have gained widespread acceptance in India despite a natural scepticism to assets not backed by tangible entities such as land.


Cyprus may no longer be a tax haven for funds

New Delhi made clear its displeasure with Cyprus for not providing information on tax evaders under the agreement between the two countries for avoidance of double taxation of income and prevention of tax evasion in force since 1994.


India, San Marino sign bilateral tax treaty

The agreement is based on international standard of transparency and exchange of information and provides for exchange of information that is relevant to the administration and enforcement of the domestic tax laws.


Rich Japanese Investors Shift Stock Before Tax Increase

Shareholders have been selling stakes, offloading stock to brokerages and buying it back the next day, or moving shares to asset-management companies they control, said Masakazu Kito, head of wealth management at the securities unit of Japan’s third