In a dynamic and challenging economic environment company shareholders are focused on cost reductions and optimisations.
They further pay particular attention to mitigating tax leakages and risks, while at the same time are careful about negative public exposure from tax planning.
The expansion and mobility of economic activities around the globe have created both opportunities and issues for the players in the global economy.
Multinational companies require global tax planning to effectively adapt to the local operating environment by complying with domestic tax laws, reporting requirements and statutory filings, and monitoring ongoing legislative developments.
Apart from local specifics, multinationals are facing a range of challenges on the global scene. The EU and the OECD authorities have launched a number of new initiatives focused on aggressive tax planning providing frameworks and instruments to effectively combat tax avoidance and evasion.
Following such a line, Bulgaria has already started introducing legislative amendments towards increased exchange of tax information and restriction of capital flight to the so-called tax havens.
KPMG’s International Tax practice professionals help companies manage the complexities of multiple tax systems and supranational regulations around the world.
In cooperation with our colleagues from other KPMG member firms, we provide advice on many key international tax issues, including international holding company structures, hybrid instruments and entities, new ventures, structuring cross-border transactions and contract manufacturing arrangements, commissionaire structures, and compliance with tax and trade regulations.
Tax services in the international corporate tax area include:
Developing international holding structures
Cross-border structured finance planning
Foreign tax credit planning
Profit repatriation planning
Compliance with European tax legislation