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OECD Model Tax Convention - update 2017

Countries have recognised the need to improve administrative co-operation in tax matters, notably through exchange of information and assistance in collection of taxes, for the purpose of preventing tax evasion and avoidance. 234 more words

Tax Knowledge

Brazil's Temer boosts infrastructure spending as graft scandal deepens


Tue Jul 4, 2017 | 3:20pm EDT

FILE PHOTO: Brazilian President Michel Temer looks on during a credentials presentation ceremony for several new top diplomats at Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil June 26, 2017.  444 more words

Why do I need an IRS Form 2848, Power of Attorney (POA)?

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In a traditional sense a Power of Attorney is a document used to appoint a person or organization to manage your business, legal or private affairs.  307 more words


Edouard Perrin: “Tax matters are boring and very complex”

Edouard Perrin especially known for being one of the persons who helped revealing the story behind the Lux Leaks in 2012 is the speaker that I had an interview with. 355 more words


Tax – it’s not a fee for services

There is a prevailing sense that paying tax is something everyone naturally wants to avoid. I think it is a pernicious undermining of any kind of social cohesion to give this view too much credence. 1,589 more words

Politics In Context

2017 Project 365, Day 19: New RDO!

Photo #19: January 19

Can’t believe I spent almost 5 hours of travel time just to get this stamp, which took only 5 minutes to complete at my old revenue district office (RDO). 70 more words

Who are the priority in the Audit of BIR?

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) under Revenue Memorandum Order No. 4-2013 dated March 8, 2013, issued policies and  guidelines that shall be observed in the continuing audit of tax returns by the Revenue District Offices: 220 more words