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Net Operating Loss (NOL) Tax Provisions in Europe

[ad_1] Loss carryover provisions allow businesses to either deduct current year losses against future profits (carryforwards) or current year losses against past profits (carrybacks). Many companies have investment projects with different risk profiles and operate in industries that fluctuate greatly with the business cycle. Carryover provisions help businesses “smooth” their risk and income, making the

Net Operating Loss (NOL) Policies in the OECD

[ad_1] Key Findings Net operating loss (NOL) deductions (carryforwards and carrybacks) help ensure that businesses are taxed on their average profitability, which makes the tax code more neutral across businesses and over time. Ideally, countries should allow their businesses to carry their losses forward and back without any limits. However, no OECD country with a

Reviewing the Academic Literature on Profit Shifting

[ad_1] Note: This is a preview of the full article originally published by Tax Notes. To read the full article, click the download links above. Brief Summary In recent years, significant unilateral and global efforts have been made to address the issue of profit shifting. However, reviewing the academic literature on profit shifting, one finds that

Semiconductor Manufacturing | Semiconductor Tax Credit Proposal

[ad_1] A bipartisan group of Senators introduced the Facilitating American-Built Semiconductors (FABS) Act this week to create a permanent 25 percent investment tax credit for investments in semiconductor manufacturing equipment and construction of related facilities—but their proposal would not address underlying bias against investment that exists in the tax code today. Rather than provide industry-specific

Spain Digital Services Tax | Spain Determined to Cash in on DST

[ad_1] Six months after the approval of the digital services tax (DST), the Spanish government has finally published regulatory guidelines to implement it. The first digital services tax draft bill was published by the Spanish Council of Ministers in October 2019; in October 2020 an identical draft was published and adopted. Although the digital services tax took

State Sports Betting Tax Legislation & Trends

[ad_1] With many state legislative sessions wrapping up for this year, and a new fiscal year about to begin, it’s a good time to examine some of the 2021 legislative trends—and sports betting taxes are among the more prominent. This year, 11 states have made changes to sports betting regulation and taxes, and Ohio is