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.
KPMG China has co-authored a report with Silk Road Associates, titled "MNCs in China – Making the Right Moves" (Multinational Companies, MNCs). The report highlights the many opportunities that China continues to present for MNCs, as they continue to play a key role in the development of China’s economy.
With the intention of sending a clear signal to the many multinational companies located in the Lausanne/Geneva area, the Canton of Vaud has provided an intermediary report of its plan on how to lower its current corporate tax rate of 21.65% to 13.79%.