This business-orientated handbook provides guidance on how to apply existing taxation principles to web-based commerce. Areas of taxation covered are corporation tax, VAT, transfer pricing, withholding taxes and compliance. Covering the legislative structure, the effect of tax regulations upon e-commerce decision-making and the development and structure of electronic trading businesses, it offers practical solutions to this developing area of business. In addition, it includes background material on e-commerce, jurisdictional issues, as well as a comparison of the attitudes of the world's tax authorities. Tax planning advice is given, supported by the inclusion of case studies and sample tax calculations.