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General Anti-Avoidance Rules

Nabil Orow

General Anti-Avoidance Rules

A Comparative International Analysis

by Nabil Orow

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Published by Jordans .
Written in English

  • Taxation law

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages495
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    Open LibraryOL11606356M
    ISBN 100853086206
    ISBN 109780853086208

      A number of countries have provided for General Anti Avoidance Rules (GAAR) in matters relating to taxation. While tax mitigation is recognized, tax avoidance is frowned upon. International literature describes tax avoidance as the legal exploitation of tax laws to one‟s own advantage and an arrangement entered into solely or primarily for.   The General Anti Avoidance Rules (GAAR) limits the tax planning abilities of Canadians. What is the GAAR? The GAAR are anti-avoidance provisions in the Income Tax Act that are intended to prevent taxpayers from structuring a transaction solely to achieve a tax benefit.

    GAAR abbreviation stands for general-anti-avoidance rules and it has been introduced in India due to VODAFONE case ruling in favour of this company by the Supreme Court. The new rules will come into effect from 01 April, Author: Cholan. The General Anti-Avoidance Rules Direct Taxes Code Bill, Background Avoidance – An attempt to reduce tax liability through legal means, i.e. to regulate your affairs in such a way that you pay the minimum tax imposed by the Act as opposed to the maximum Example – Mr.

    The General Anti-avoidance Provision and its Application 1 Aim This e-Tax Guide is issued with two objectives: (i) First, it sets out the Comptroller of Income Tax’s (“CIT”) approach to the construction of the general anti-avoidance provision in section 33 of the Income Tax Act (“ITA”); andFile Size: KB. This book describes anti-avoidance issues in three major developing nations (India, Brazil, and South Africa) and analyses all relevant case law pertaining to relatively successful general anti-avoidance rules (GAARs) in such developed jurisdictions as the UK, Australia, .

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General Anti-Avoidance Rules by Nabil Orow Download PDF EPUB FB2

GAAR refers to General Anti-Avoidance Rules. These rules target any transaction or business arrangement that is entered into with the objective of avoiding tax. The objec. GK, General Studies, Optional notes for UPSC, IAS, Banking, Civil Services.

General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR) is an anti-tax avoidance regulation of India. It was introduced by then Finance Minister, Pranab Mukherjee, on 16 March during the Budget session. Tax Avoidance Avoidance means nothing but an attempt to reduce the tax liability through the legal means.

The difference between Tax Avoidance and Tax Evasion. Book Release: “General Anti-Avoidance Rules” Posted on Decem by editor Posted in All Information, Others — No Comments ↓ We are pleased to announce the release of the publication by the All India Federation of Tax Practitioners titled “General Anti-Avoidance Rules”.

General Anti-avoidance Rules for Major Developing Countries. is the first in-depth treatment of anti-avoidance issues in the three major developing nations of India, Brazil and South Africa.

Taking a comprehensive and comparative approach, analysis of over cases and legal references are included, as well as examination of the statutory legislation and administrative : Paulo Rosenblatt. General anti-avoidance rules (GAARs) have been a topic of great relevance in practice as well as in academia for decades.

In a post-BEPS tax world, with national legislators introducing or tightening GAARs, and with the European Union and OECD suggesting the implementation of such rules, the topic seems more important than :   Use the general anti-abuse rule General Anti-Avoidance Rules book guidance to help you recognise abusive tax arrangements and the process for counteracting them.

Published 22 January Last updated 28 March — see. Part B. General Anti-Avoidance Rules. General Anti-Avoidance Rules and the rule of law (Rebecca Prebble and John Prebble) 6.

The role and meaning of "purpose" in statutory GAARs (Graeme Cooper) 7. General Anti-Avoidance Rules in Canada: history, scheme, source, and enforcement (Vokhid Urinov) 8. General Anti Avoidance rule (GAAR) is a set of rules or a framework which helps the revenue authorities decides whether a particular transaction has commercial substance or not.

If it does not have commercial substance and is not a genuine transaction then what should be the tax liability associated with it. Law and Practice Relating to General Anti Avoidance Rules (GAAR) Hardcover – by D.P Mittal (Author) Law and Practice Relating to General Anti Avoidance Rules – A Veritable Section-Wise Commentary on the General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR) as re-enacted by the Finance Act,incorporating Parthasarathi Shome Report and also a study of Specific Avoidance Rules under the Income.

Introduction: The anti avoidance rules. Section (1) contained the acts’ general anti-avoidance rule (GAAR) for a number of years.

This provision did, however, contain certain inherent weaknesses with the result that a new GAAR was incorporated within the Act. General anti-avoidance rule (GAAR) is an anti-tax avoidance law under Chapter X-A of the Income Tax Act, of India.

It is framed by the Department of Revenue under the Ministry of was originally proposed in the Direct Tax Code and was targeted at arrangements or transactions made specifically to avoid taxes. Income Tax Act Subsection The General Anti-Avoidance Rule essentially states that where a transaction, or a series of transactions results in a reduction, avoidance, or deferral of taxes owing, and the transaction or the series of transactions are only being attempted for the tax benefits, the transaction or transactions themselves may be invalidated/5(65).

The Interpretation of Tax Treaties in Relation to Domestic GAARs Why this book. There are more than 3, tax treaties in the world, and an important question is whether these tax treaties limit a state’s ability to curb undesirable tax planning by the Author: Eivind Furuseth.

The General Anti Avoidance Rule (GAAR)- proposed by the then Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee during the annual budget is anti-tax avoidance rule, drafted by the Union Government of India, which prevents tax evaders, from routing investments through tax havens like Mauritius, Luxemburg, Switzerland.

Tax havens are countries which have low tax regimes which. GENERAL ANTI-AVOIDANCE RULE SECTION OF THE INCOME TAX ACT. IC Octo 1. The purpose of this circular is to provide guidance with respect to the application of the general anti-avoidance rule, section of the Income Tax Act (the Act).

GENERAL ANTI AVOIDANCE RULES 4 GENERAL ANTI AVOIDANCE RULES INTRODUCTION Tax Evasion and avoidance is a main problem in every country.

Taxpayer can choose any tax efficient method but that method should not for the purpose to obtain tax benefit. General Anti Avoidance Rules (hereinafter referred to as GAAR) has been. A Veritable Section-Wise Commentary on the General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR) as re-enacted by the Finance Act,incorporating Parthasarathi Shome Report and also a study of Specific Avoidance Rules under the Income- tax Act and under a tax treaty and a study of judge-made rules relating to avoidance of tax such as – economic substance; sham transaction; business purpose; step.

Amar Mehta holds Ph.D. (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands) and LLM (a US law school) in international taxation. His online commentaries, books, white papers, articles, and updates are well received by the fellow international tax professionals all over the world.

He is presently based in Canada, and is a former EY international tax. General Anti-Avoidance Rules in Spanish and European Tax Case Law is split into three large parts. First, it describes and analyzes the positive regime governing these rules in the General Taxation Law.

In the second part, the book focuses on analyzing the case law of the Spanish Supreme Court. general anti-avoidance rules in the Income Tax Act. SARS is serious about tax compliance and does not respond kindly to any tax avoidance scheme.

When it was promulgated, Minister Trevor Manuel stated clearly in parliament that SARS is now empowered with the new anti-avoidance rules to bring to book. The new tax laws also included general anti-avoidance provisions to determine whether transactions leading to a reduction in taxable income passed a reasonable business purpose test.

8 The GAAR altered the corporate tax landscape in China by introducing these new rules, including “catch-all” general anti-avoidance provisions that would Author: Sidney C.M. Leung, Grant Richardson, Grantley Taylor.Income Tax General Anti Avoidance Rules 11/15/ AM The general anti-avoidance rules contained in Part IVA of the Income Tax Assessment Act (Cth) (‘Part IVA’) may be applied by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) to deny a taxpayer the tax benefit of a scheme they have entered into.

Freedman, Judith, General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAARs) – A Key Element of Tax Systems in the Post-BEPS Tax World? The UK GAAR (March 8, ). GAARs - A Key Element of Tax Systems in the Post-BEPS World, ; WU Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law - Tax Law and Policy Series, Cited by: 1.