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EU whistle-blower protection improved with latest EU directive

Monday 18th March 2019

At 6CATS, something we’ve been vocal on is the movement of countries and international bodies towards tougher tax systems. The latest development in this regard is a new EU directive aimed at protecting whistle-blowers that expose crimes such as tax fraud. This is expected to lead towards more companies and individuals being prosecuted for tax… [continue reading]

Contractor compliance set to get more complicated as Singapore’s ‘Not Ordinarily Resident’ scheme is scrapped

Friday 15th March 2019

A major player in the APAC region, Singapore has a reputation as one of the strongest economies in the world. In fact, in 2018, the country was ranked as the second most open economy, as well as the second most pro-business regime in 2019. It’s also a hugely attractive destination for contractors, with high demand… [continue reading]

France and USA team up to achieve global digital taxation

Monday 11th March 2019

Here at 6CATS, we’re clear about the fact that authorities across the globe are increasing efforts to target tax evasion. Be it huge multinational corporations, or independent contractors, more and more scrutiny is being employed by authorities to ensure compliance. The latest development in this movement comes from France and the USA, two destinations that… [continue reading]

Qatari tax change makes compliance in the region more complicated than ever

Friday 8th March 2019

At 6CATS, we’ve been very vocal about the movement of countries to a complex and comprehensive tax system, and the need for contractors to be aware of the compliance challenges of working abroad. Recently, we have even seen well known ‘tax havens’ implementing stricter regulations. In previous blogs, for example, we have written about how Panama,… [continue reading]

Tax evasion in France scrutinised more than ever with record fine

Tuesday 5th March 2019

It’s clear that authorities worldwide are striving to introduce stricter tax and compliance systems. The latest news illustrating this comes out of France, a country that has undoubtedly been taking a leading role in this movement of late. We have previously written about the destination’s role in pushing for tax to be introduced to digital… [continue reading]

Extension of offshore time limits makes contractor compliance more important than ever

Friday 1st March 2019

Here at 6CATS, we’re always observing the latest developments in tax and compliance in order to provide the best service possible to contractors. Something that we’ve recently been warning the market about is the increasingly aggressive stance that HMRC and other global authorities have taken towards tax evasion. This has stemmed in part from the… [continue reading]