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Taxing Potential Community Members' Foreign Source Income, Daniel Shaviro 2015 NYU School of Law

Taxing Potential Community Members' Foreign Source Income, Daniel Shaviro

New York University Law and Economics Working Papers

Recent years have witnessed rising debate, on both sides of the Atlantic, regarding how to define the category of individuals whom a given country classifies as domestic taxpayers, and who thus may be taxable on their foreign source income (FSI) even if they live abroad. While the United States rules focus distinctively on citizenship, the broader issue is better viewed as pertaining to the taxation of “potential community members” (PCMs) – that is, all those who plausibly might be viewed as members of the home community.

This paper makes two main points regarding the taxation of PCMs on their FSI. First ...


The Use Of Oecd Commentaries As Interpretative Aids - The Static/Ambulatory-Approaches Debate Considered From The Perspective Of International Law, Maria Hilling, Ulf Linderfalk 2015 Lund University

The Use Of Oecd Commentaries As Interpretative Aids - The Static/Ambulatory-Approaches Debate Considered From The Perspective Of International Law, Maria Hilling, Ulf Linderfalk

Maria Hilling

Since many years, international tax law experts debate the relevance of changes to OECD Commentaries for the purpose of the interpretation of previously concluded tax treaties. Although, generally, most experts seem averse to the idea of an ambulatory approach to the usage of OECD Commentaries, they are reluctant to exclude this idea altogether. Such a position raises an important issue of justification: When exactly should the ambulatory approach be taken? As argued in this essay, the proper answer to this question depends on the particular rule of interpretation justifying the usage of OECD Commentaries in particular cases. If Commentaries are ...


The Crossroads Versus The Seesaw: Getting A 'Fix' On Recent International Tax Policy Developments, Daniel Shaviro 2015 NYU School of Law

The Crossroads Versus The Seesaw: Getting A 'Fix' On Recent International Tax Policy Developments, Daniel Shaviro

New York University Law and Economics Working Papers

U.S. international tax policy is at a crossroads, say those who urge the United States to adopt what common parlance would call a territorial system. They argue that one of the two ways forward they identify – trying to fortify the current U.S. system – would lead to ever-costlier outlier status for our tax system, and ever-declining competitiveness for U.S. multinationals. They therefore urge U.S. policymakers to embrace what they identify as the other way forward: conforming to global norms by adopting a territorial system.

An alternative metaphor to that of the crossroads, more likely to appeal to ...


Tax Inertia: A General Framework With Specific Application To Business Tax Reform, Chris William Sanchirico 2015 University of Pennsylvania Law School & Wharton School

Tax Inertia: A General Framework With Specific Application To Business Tax Reform, Chris William Sanchirico

Faculty Scholarship

A surprising degree of bipartisan consensus has lately formed in the United States around two propositions of business tax reform: that something should be done about the “lockout” of US multinationals’ foreign earnings; and that the corporate income tax rate should be reduced. This paper questions whether these two propositions are really consistent. In the process of attempting to provide an answer, it develops a framework for relating and measuring various forms of “tax inertia”: tax-based disincentives to alter investments. Applying this framework, the paper concludes that the current agreement on business tax reform is substantially in disagreement with itself.


The Crossroads Versus The Seesaw: Getting A 'Fix' On Recent International Tax Policy Developments, Daniel Shaviro 2015 NYU School of Law

The Crossroads Versus The Seesaw: Getting A 'Fix' On Recent International Tax Policy Developments, Daniel Shaviro

New York University Public Law and Legal Theory Working Papers

U.S. international tax policy is at a crossroads, say those who urge the United States to adopt what common parlance would call a territorial system. They argue that one of the two ways forward they identify – trying to fortify the current U.S. system – would lead to ever-costlier outlier status for our tax system, and ever-declining competitiveness for U.S. multinationals. They therefore urge U.S. policymakers to embrace what they identify as the other way forward: conforming to global norms by adopting a territorial system.

An alternative metaphor to that of the crossroads, more likely to appeal to ...


Host Country Taxation Of Transfer Of Technology Transactions, Guillermo Cabanellas, Luis Bertone 2015 University of Buenos Aries

Host Country Taxation Of Transfer Of Technology Transactions, Guillermo Cabanellas, Luis Bertone

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Proposed Congressional Limitations On State Taxation Of Multinational Corporations, Kristen Gustafson 2015 University of Georgia School of Law

Proposed Congressional Limitations On State Taxation Of Multinational Corporations, Kristen Gustafson

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Taxation Aspects Of Foreign Investments In India, Udai V. Singh 2015 University of Georgia School of Law

Taxation Aspects Of Foreign Investments In India, Udai V. Singh

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Sovereign Immunity - Taxation - Residence Of Foreign Sovereign Diplomatic And Consular Staff Is Immune From Taxation Under A Bilateral Agreement And The Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, Maija S. Blaubergs 2015 University of Georgia School of Law

Sovereign Immunity - Taxation - Residence Of Foreign Sovereign Diplomatic And Consular Staff Is Immune From Taxation Under A Bilateral Agreement And The Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, Maija S. Blaubergs

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Income Tax - Foreign Earned Income Exclusion - Effect Of The Economic Recovery Tax Act Of 1981 On Citizens Or Residents Of The United States Living Abroad, Jonathan M. Engram 2015 University of Georgia School of Law

Income Tax - Foreign Earned Income Exclusion - Effect Of The Economic Recovery Tax Act Of 1981 On Citizens Or Residents Of The United States Living Abroad, Jonathan M. Engram

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Discriminatory Internal Taxation In The European Union: The Power Of The European Court Of Justice To Limit The Tax Sovereignty Of Member-States Under Article 110 Of The Tfeu, Jarrod Tudor 2015 Kent State University - Kent Campus

Discriminatory Internal Taxation In The European Union: The Power Of The European Court Of Justice To Limit The Tax Sovereignty Of Member-States Under Article 110 Of The Tfeu, Jarrod Tudor

Jarrod Tudor

Protectionism can come in a variety of methods including the use of internal taxation policies that discriminate against imports making those imports more expensive on the domestic market and thus favoring domestically-produced goods. Discriminatory taxation policies have been developed by member-states to mask protectionism by distinguishing products based on import status, product similarity, product life cycle, consumption, tax collection practices, transportation charges, and state aid. The Framers of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU) wrote Article 110 with the objective in mind to prohibit internal taxation policies from discriminating against goods in made in other member-states ...


Income Tax - Deductions For Facilitating Payments To Foreign Government Officials, Birney Bull 2015 University of Georgia School of Law

Income Tax - Deductions For Facilitating Payments To Foreign Government Officials, Birney Bull

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


United States Bilateral Investment Treaties: Egypt And Panama, Deidre A. Cody 2015 University of Georgia School of Law

United States Bilateral Investment Treaties: Egypt And Panama, Deidre A. Cody

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Foreign Oil And Taxation: The Need For A Coordinated Energy Policy, E.C. Lashbrooke Jr. 2015 Notre Dame Law School

Foreign Oil And Taxation: The Need For A Coordinated Energy Policy, E.C. Lashbrooke Jr.

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


The Treasury's Twenty Year Battle With Treaty Shopping: Article 16 Of The 1977 United States Model Treaty, Robert R. Oliva 2015 Florida International University

The Treasury's Twenty Year Battle With Treaty Shopping: Article 16 Of The 1977 United States Model Treaty, Robert R. Oliva

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Mining Investment In Brazil, Peru, And Mexico: A Practical Methodology, Gerald J. Pels 2015 Liddell, Sapp, Zivley, and Laboon

Mining Investment In Brazil, Peru, And Mexico: A Practical Methodology, Gerald J. Pels

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Book Review: Bibliography On Taxation Of Foreign Operations And Foreigners. Elisabeth A. Owens And Gretchen A. Hovemeyer. Cambridge, Massachusetts: International Tax Program, The Law School Of Harvard University, 1983., John C. O'Byrne 2015 University of Georgia School of Law

Book Review: Bibliography On Taxation Of Foreign Operations And Foreigners. Elisabeth A. Owens And Gretchen A. Hovemeyer. Cambridge, Massachusetts: International Tax Program, The Law School Of Harvard University, 1983., John C. O'Byrne

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Disc To Fsc: A Small Business Alternative?, Scott J. Klosinski 2015 University of Georgia School of Law

Disc To Fsc: A Small Business Alternative?, Scott J. Klosinski

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Tax Reform Act Of 1984 - International Related-Party Factoring - A Major Tax Loophole For Multinational Corporations Is Closed, Phil Conner 2015 University of Georgia School of Law

Tax Reform Act Of 1984 - International Related-Party Factoring - A Major Tax Loophole For Multinational Corporations Is Closed, Phil Conner

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Tax Reform Act Of 1984 - Netherlands Antilles - Effect Of The Repeal Of The Withholding Tax On Portfolio Interest Payments To Foreign Investors, Lee C. Dilworth 2015 University of Georgia School of Law

Tax Reform Act Of 1984 - Netherlands Antilles - Effect Of The Repeal Of The Withholding Tax On Portfolio Interest Payments To Foreign Investors, Lee C. Dilworth

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


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