The tax framework in which the investment management industry operates is subject to rapid changes with a number of different challenges for the industry. National governments or supranational organisations impose increasing obligations in respect of operational taxes and tax reporting.
Tax legislation will be a key element in the context of the opportunities offered by UCITS and AIFM. Challenges from national governments and international institutions to structures located in low tax jurisdictions and aggressive tax planning or pricing structures have increased.
In order to face these industry challenges, tax reporting, tax risk management, transfer pricing, VAT and tax planning strategy are becoming more important areas for funds and investment managers to focus on.
Deloitte provides companies with a broad range of services to respond to a fast and ever-changing environment: