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  • Moroccan taxes made easy

    Moroccan taxes made easy

    September 26, 2013

    The Moroccan tax code is quite straightforward. Here are some of the highlights. Direct taxes The Value Added Tax (VAT) in Morocco is set at a standard rate of 20%. There are three reduced rates (7%, 10% and 14%) for specific products or services. Basic food staples, books and publications, certain loans and financial services… Read more

    #Africa #Morocco
    #Guide Morocco 2012
  • Transfer pricing reform

    Transfer pricing reform

    September 14, 2013

    Chile has created a new specialized unit to conduct transfer pricing audits as part of a heightened focus on tax-evasion. Juan Pablo GuerreroTax DirectorKPMG in Chile During the second quarter of 2010, the Chilean government announced an anti-tax evasion plan that seeks to collect $1.3 billion over four years from increasing tax audits, basically on… Read more

    #America #Chile
    #Guide Chile 2012
  • Investor-friendly taxation

    Investor-friendly taxation

    September 14, 2013

    Compared to other South American countries, Chile has an clever and simple tax system that is investor-friendly. At just 20%, Chile has one of the lowest and most user-friendly corporate tax rates in Latin America. And Chile’s tax structure recognizes several benefits and advantages for foreign investors. The Chilean corporate tax rate has been increased… Read more

    #America #Chile
    #Guide Chile 2012
  • Transfer pricing hits Nigeria

    Transfer pricing hits Nigeria

    September 7, 2013

    New government tax regulations regarding transfer pricing are to be introduced in 2012, with implications for many companies – both multinationals and others. Ken Igbokwe,Country Head As the Nigerian economy diversifies away from its traditional oil & gas mainstay, tax authorities are awakening to the need for proper transfer pricing (TP) regulations. The increasing scale… Read more

    #Africa #Nigeria
    #Guide Nigeria 2012
  • The role of taxation

    The role of taxation

    September 6, 2013

    Government should not be fixated on introducing new taxes and increasing tax rates on the already over-burdened businesses and taxpayers rather than helping them grow and thereby increasing the tax base and tax revenue. Taiwo OyedelePartner Tax and CorporateAdvisory Services UnitPwC Nigeria The World Economic Forum in its 2011-2012 global competitiveness report ranked Nigeria 127… Read more

    #Africa #Nigeria
    #Guide Nigeria 2012