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International Tax Newsletter: Americas

Americas International Tax Newsletter

Americas Region

September 2018

This e-newsletter gives you an overview of international tax developments being reported globally by KPMG member firms in the Americas region between 1 September and 30 September 2018.

 

Argentina Brazil Canada
Mexico Panama United States


For a full summary of global tax developments, visit kpmg.com/taxnewsflash.

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International Tax Newsletter: Americas

Argentina

Tax legislation approved and regulatory update

Customs duties - 1 January 2019

A Decree reflects “emergency measures” and imposes a 12 percent export tax (customs duty) on all goods exported from Argentina. The new tax will be effective 1 January 2019, and will apply as a “temporary measure” until 31 December 2020.

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Brazil

Treaties

Double tax treaties - 12 September 2018

A Protocol amending the income tax treaty between Brazil and Argentina has been approved by Brazil.

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Canada

Tax legislation approved and regulatory update

Taxpayer relief - 4 September 2018

The CRA will provide taxpayer relief to Canadians affected by recent wildfires in British Columbia and Ontario.

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Mexico

Proposed legislation

Income tax - August 2018

A proposal would revise the income tax treatment of certain gifts, inheritances, and legacies and would subject certain of these transfers to income tax.

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Panama

Tax legislation approved and regulatory update

Customs duties - 25 September 2018

Guidance issued by Panama’s customs authority establishes rules for the concepts of customs transit, customs warehouse, and “special area-enabled” temporary customs warehouse regimes.

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United States

For legislative changes and regulatory updates for the US please visit below link to the TaxNewsFlash United States.

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