Revenue Scotland update - roadshows in Edinburgh and Aberdeen

31 Jul 2017

Full details are available here.

Senior executives from the biggest multinationals in Ireland will be joining Revenue authorities, Departments of Finance, political experts and advisers from the United States as well as CFOs and Heads of Tax from multinational companies in the US, the UK and the Netherlands.

Leading executives from Shell, Intel, Vodafone and RELX will be sharing their experience of the new global tax rules and the issues that CFOs, Heads of Tax and Heads of Corporate Affairs are experiencing when it comes to corporate tax changes;

Simon Henry, CFO, Royal Dutch Shell plc, Netherlands John Connors, Group Tax Director, Vodafone Group plc, UK Ronald Dickel, Global Head of Tax, Intel, United States Catherine Harlow, Head of Transfer Pricing, RELX Group, UK

There‚ s huge interest in the event amongst companies, especially given the growing public interest in corporate tax at the moment.

25 international speakers will address the conference, including the well-known policy makers involved in leading the OECD and European Commission rules on corporate tax:

Pascal Saint- Amans, Director, Tax Policy, OECD, Paris (overseen the entire BEPS Project) and Valère Moutarlier, Head of Tax, (DGTAXUD), European Commission (overseeing EU proposals on transparency, CCCTB, anti-BEPS Directive etc.) Mike Williams, Director, Business & International Tax, HM Treasury, UK Rob Heferen, Deputy Secretary, Revenue Group, Commonwealth Treasury, Australia Edward Troup, Tax Assurance Commissioner, HMRC, UK & Chair OECD Forum on Tax Administration

David Camp, Senior Policy Advisor, PwC Washington & former Chair, US House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee will also be giving a detailed update on what‚ s happening in the United States and the views of business and politicians in the US.

‚ Tax Data ‚ Who owns it and who can demand it? is set to be one of the biggest topics at the conference, especially given the recent developments on Country by Country Reports, the automatic exchange of tax rulings and tax transparency. What Revenue authorities have to say will be of particular interest and Ireland‚ s Revenue Chairman Niall Cody will be one of the key speakers on this subject.

Networking and Connections in Tax The conference programmes includes:

Pre-conference drinks reception/opening - Wednesday evening 9 March, 2016

Lunch and networking opportunities - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Gala Dinner in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham ‚ Thursday evening 10 March, 2016

Olivia Buckley, Communications Director at the Irish Tax Institute (obuckley [at] taxinstitute.ie, +353 1 6631706) is most happy to take a call if you need more detail or if you would like to talk about it further.