* Hong Kong & Italy Signed DTA 14 January 2013, Hong Kong Hong Kong & Italy signed a bilateral double taxation agreement (DTA). Check here for more. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– * US – Spain Updated DTA 14 January 2013, Madrid US and Spain signed a protocol modifying the existing agreement aimed at avoiding double taxation and preventing tax evasion. Find more here. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– * Final FATCA Regulations The United States Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued comprehensive final regulations implementing the information reporting and withholding tax provisions for foreign financial institutions (FFIs) under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). Follow the link for more details.
———————————————————————————————————————————————–* UN – World Economic Situation and Prospects 2013 The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) published the World Economic Situation and Prospects 2013. Check here.