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Tax PlanningInternational TaxationTransfer PricingBase Erosion And Profit Shifting (BEPS)

Learner Career Outcomes

36%

started a new career after completing these courses

24%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

13%

got a pay increase or promotion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Approx. 30 hours to complete

Suggested: 4-12 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

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Prof. Dr. Sjoerd Douma 

Faculty of Law
International Tax Center
32,362 Learners
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

9 hours to complete

International tax planning – base case

9 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 48 min), 13 readings, 3 quizzes
8 videos
The Debate6m
Background & key stakeholders5m
The OECD & the EU5m
Introduction base case8m
Optional: Introduction to symbols2m
Interview: Prof. dr. Kees van Raad7m
Introduction to BEPS7m
13 readings
Meet the instructor & his team !5m
Leiden University: Facts & Figures10m
Tips for studying online5m
Community Guidelines 5m
What is your learning path?5m
Optional: Recording - Public Accounts Committee hearing on taxation of multinational corporations10m
Resources: Media on the international tax planning debate1h
Required reading30m
Recommended reading1h
Required reading30m
Database BEPS10m
Video transcripts - module 110m
OECD & UN model tax conventions1h
2 practice exercises
Exercise 12m
Base Case20m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Design of corporate tax law systems

4 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 45 min), 5 readings, 4 quizzes
8 videos
Taxable base & rate6m
Taxable base & rate: tax havens & preferential tax regimes4m
Taxable base & rate: intercompany dividends & capital gains4m
Taxation of corporate groups5m
Withholding Tax5m
Interview prof. dr. Kees van Raad4m
Advanced Track: Interest deductions and other financial payments6m
5 readings
Required Reading30m
Required Reading30m
Recommended Reading1h
Video transcripts - module 230m
Optional: Local country corporate tax features survey30m
4 practice exercises
Exercises 1-36m
Exercise 42m
Exercise 52m
Design of corporate tax law systems20m
Week
3

Week 3

9 hours to complete

Principles of international taxation & tax treaties

9 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 63 min), 7 readings, 4 quizzes
8 videos
Hybrid mismatches10m
Introduction to international tax law5m
Double taxation8m
Distributive rules11m
OECD & BEPS5m
Interview prof. dr. Kees van Raad7m
Advanced Track: Hybrid mismatch arrangements & preventing treaty abuse8m
7 readings
Recommended reading1h
Recommended reading1h
Required reading40m
Optional: OECD BEPS Project - 2013 Initial Report and 2015 Final Reports1h
Recommended reading1h
Required reading30m
Video transcripts - module 330m
3 practice exercises
Exercise 12m
Exercise 22m
Principles of international taxation & tax treaties20m
Week
4

Week 4

6 hours to complete

Transfer pricing

6 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 53 min), 8 readings, 3 quizzes
10 videos
Introduction to transfer pricing and why it is important4m
The arm’s length principle: legal framework5m
Traditional transaction methods5m
Transactional profit methods5m
Business restructuring6m
Apple case7m
Outro - Transfer Pricing1m
Interview Prof. Dr. Kees van Raad8m
Advanced Track - Transfer pricing of intangibles5m
8 readings
Required reading30m
Recommended reading1h
Recommended reading30m
Required reading30m
Recommended reading30m
Recommended reading30m
Required reading30m
Video transcripts - module 430m
3 practice exercises
Exercise 12m
Exercise 22m
Transfer pricing20m
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Top reviews from Rethinking International Tax Law

By VMDec 27th 2018

Excellent course. A very good overview of the current international tax issues. It can be quite challenging for a beginner, but still accessible. I strongly recommend to take the time to do it whole.

By PBJun 9th 2016

This is a FIVE STAR course for completeness and structure. Plenty of material available. I really would welcome to be informed by the Leiden University in case of further course on tax subjects.

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