Author: Phoebe Weir

Transfer Pricing Jobs in the Middle East

Choosing a career within Transfer Pricing can be both intellectually and financially rewarding, exposing specialists to a rapidly changing International Tax landscape. Transfer Pricing affects most Multinational firms, with the OECD’s new guidelines set to bring about massive changes in how firms conduct cross-border operations. Transfer Pricing Jobs are centred around the analysis of internal […]

Living in Bahrain: Tax and Transfer Pricing Expats

The Kingdom of Bahrain is an island nation located in the Persian Gulf. The country is an archipelago centred around Bahrain Island and is situated between Qatar and Saudi Arabia. It is connected to the latter by the 25-kilometre King Fahd Causeway which was opened in 1986. Bahrain’s population is roughly 1.3 million, with over half being foreign nationals who constitute about 70% […]

Living in Oman

The Sultanate of Omanis a country on the South-Eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, sharing land borders with the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. The population of the country is around 4 million making it one of the most sparsely populated on the planet. But Oman’s emergence as a key economic hub in the Gulf led […]

Facts and Figures on the Cost of Living in Saudi Arabia

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is situated in Western Asia, dominating the Arabian Peninsula.  It is the largest state in the Middle East, 2nd-largest in the Arab world (after Algeria), the 5th-largest in Asia, and the 12th-largest in the world.  Most of its terrain consists of arid desert, lowland and mountains, making it a sparsely populated country.  Its population of 33 million comes after a […]

Transfer Pricing in Singapore

On 23 February 2006, Singapore introduced its first comprehensive guidance on transfer pricing. This came more than a decade after the OECD had published its guidelines in 1995. Although the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) insists it applied the arm’s length principle (ALP) the entire time through Singapore’s tax treaties, the guidance was the country’s first attempt to create a transfer pricing culture of its own.