Mit der verfassungswidrigen Erbschaftssteuerinitiative droht den beiden Kantonen Basel-Stadt und Basel-Landschaft ein Verlust an Gesetzgebungskompetenz, Standortattraktivität und Steuergerechtigkeit.
The IG Principal had a first meeting with the Swiss Federal Tax Authorities (SFTA) last year where some points of the new guidelines regarding the Swiss principal structures were still left open. In February this year IG Principal had a second meeting where most points have been discussed.
On 28 February 2015, the new Government of India, represented by the Finance Minister, Mr. Arun Jaitley, announced its first full year budget 2015. While there does not seem to be any major changes on the direct tax front, the focus of the budget is to provide confidence in the tax system and to inspire economic growth.