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Sector focus: Pharmaceutical companies

This is the first in a series of reports examining the tax landscape affecting a particular business sector. This report on pharmaceutical companies is prepared by KPMG. It examines:

  • the tax landscape affecting the sector;
  • particular transfer pricing issues;
  • an in-house view of the challenges facing the tax director;
  • the impact of breakthroughs in intercompany accounting;
  • intellectual property and R&D issues; and
  • a case study: Astellas Pharma Inc.

The contributions represent the personal views of the respective authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the organisations the individuals represent.

The pharmaceutical industry and tax

Chris Stirling

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