World Tax, published by International Tax Review, is the guide to the world’s leading tax law and accounting practices. Based on external research with advisers and clients by specialist tax journalists, World Tax is the foremost publication of its kind to focus on the leading firms for tax advice around the world. The guide has grown to cover more than 80 jurisdictions, with editorial and rankings in 57 of them.

Welcome to World Tax 2018

After six months of research and contacting thousands of firms around the world, International Tax Review is pleased to present World Tax 2018.

World Tax is the guide to the leading tax advisory practices, including law and accountancy firms, around the world. The annual World Tax directory is a key resource in assisting tax professionals locate specialist advice. Each edition rates the tax expertise offered in more than 50 jurisdictions globally, giving tax executives the most comprehensive information about the market for tax advice.

World Tax is unique among directories as it classifies professional services, law firms and other tax advice providers together, rather than looking at them separately, because they undoubtedly compete for work.

As you peruse the guide, you will find that we have added extra rankings tables detailing firms’ prowess in indirect tax, transactional tax and tax disputes. These tables have been rolled out to Latin American jurisdictions this year, and if they are a success we hope to cover more jurisdictions in the future.

For more information on our ranking methodology, please visit the ‘about us’ section of the site.

As always, I value your feedback and will be happy to respond to queries – although I do receive a high volume at this time of year.
You may contact me by email at joseph.stanley-smith@euromoneyplc.com

We hope that you find World Tax 2018 informative and are able to put our research to good use in your decision-making at work.

Joe Stanley-Smith

World Tax editor, International Tax Review deputy editor