BEPS debate needs more practitioner input, says former tax lawyer (Tax Journal)

The OECD will have ‘plenty of economic analysis to drawn upon’ during the course of the BEPS project but there is a need for more commentary on practical questions, according to a former City tax lawyer.

John Watson, former head of tax at Ashurst LLP, wrote ‘Multinationals and the great tax debate’, a paper published by LexisNexis and distributed with last week’s Tax Journal.

He noted that ‘rather less material is written from a practical point of view and, in putting together systems designed to limit tax avoidance, it is practical questions which will govern how robust those systems are’.

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