Michaela Merz


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OECD – BEPS project – Final report on Action 1: Addressing the Tax Challenges of the Digital Economy


Technology - using an iPad inside PwC office, PwC NYC Technology-6.jpgThe OECD’s Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) project started in 2013 amid growing concern of tax planning used by multinational enterprises (MNEs) to artificially reduce taxable income / shift profits to low tax countries by benefitting from discrepancies between country specific tax rules. Continue reading


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Invitation PwC Event: Driving Switzerland’s growth in the digital economy


PwC is hosting an asut (Association Suisse des Télécommunications) event in the PwC Zurich offices on 22 October on the topic of “Driving Switzerland’s growth in the digital economy“.

About asut (http://www.asut.ch/):

Asut is the association of telecommunication in Switzerland represented across all industries. Continue reading


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Luxembourg EU Presidency tax priorities


People walking in a pedestrianised area - PwC, PwC_PC_ Global_ 303.jpgPiere Gramegna, Finance Minister of Luxembourg and ECOFIN Council President, outlined his priorities for the coming six months. For the tax people especially two of them are of particular interest step up the fight against fraud and work towards fairer corporate taxation.  Mr Gramegna said “given the budgetary constraints in Member states, fair taxation and the fight against fraud are absolute priorities”.  Continue reading