Florida Tax Review

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Taxing Cross-Border Services: Two LATAM Experiences and a Couple of Conclusions for the (Developing) World


Many developing countries have been trying to expand in the last decades their taxing powers on cross-border services rendered by non-residents beyond the rigid framework of the current international tax regime. However, this expansion has been carried on unilaterally and sometimes in an unplanned manner. This contribution describes the Brazilian and Argentinian experiences and tries to extract some policy lessons therefrom.