This guidance paper focuses on issues that the governments of developing countries may wish to consider if they adopt a policy to tax such transfers. In doing so, it examines and provides the language of the legislative and regulatory provisions employed by countries that have adopted such a policy to tax, and comments on the pros and cons of these provisions. It also considers the impact of bilateral tax treaties on this issue.
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