This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Find out more here.  
  • Delicious

Welcome to

Your daily worldwide tax news service - continuously updated through the day. Search our 45,000 plus story archive for FREE!

International Tax »

Global Tax Policies Shifting From Austerity To Growth

While fiscal consolidation was the key driver of tax reforms in the years following the global economic crisis, the main emphasis of recent tax reforms has shifted back to tax measures aimed at boosting economic growth, according to a new OECD report. Continue Reading »

International Law »

US Senate Progresses Pension Reforms

The US Senate Finance Committee has unanimously approved the markup of a bipartisan bill – the Retirement Enhancement and Savings Act of 2016 – that would make several changes to retirement tax provisions. Continue Reading »

Politics & Economics »

Noonan Says Ireland Cannot Phase Out USC On Schedule

It is not possible to phase out the Universal Social Charge entirely over the next three years, Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan has said. Continue Reading »

Offshore »

EU To Create List Of Non-Cooperative Tax Jurisdictions

The European Commission has confirmed plans to draw up a pan-EU list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions. Continue Reading »

Business »

New Property Tax Hits Foreign Investment In Vancouver

Overseas buyers rushed to complete real estate transactions in British Columbia ahead of the introduction in August of an additional property tax in the Greater Vancouver area, according to the latest Government statistics. Continue Reading »

E-Commerce »

EU: VAT Reform Vital To Fix EUR160bn VAT Gap

The European Commission has said new figures revealing that the value-added tax gap was EUR160bn in 2014 demonstrates the need for member states to get behind its proposals for far-reaching EU VAT rule reform. Continue Reading »

Aviation »

Airlines Call For Abolition Of UK APD

Trade association Airlines for Europe has called on the UK Government to abolish Air Passenger Duty, to boost economic output by 1.7 percent and create 61,000 new jobs by 2020. Continue Reading »

Marine »

Hong Kong, Russia DTA Enters Into Force

The comprehensive double taxation agreement between Hong Kong and Russia, which was signed in January this year, entered into force on July 29, 2016, and will be in effect in Hong Kong for any year of assessment beginning on or after April 1, 2017. Continue Reading »

World Budget News and Information


Tax-News Reviews

  • A review and forecast of Cyprus's international business, legal and investment climate.

    Visit Cyprus Review »

  • A review and forecast of Malta's international business, legal and investment climate.

    Visit Malta Review »

  • A review and forecast of Jersey's international business, legal and investment climate.

    Visit Jersey Review »

Stay Updated

Please enter your email address to join the mailing list. View previous newsletters.

To manage your mailing list preferences, please click here »

Tax-News+ Daily Updates

Receive FREE daily updates from, straight to your inbox. Register Now!

For a tailored solution, choose to receive selected news updates for your preferred jurisdictions and topics, with our enhanced Tax-News+ subscriber service. Read more...

Tax-News Toolbar

Download the Tax-News Toolbar and stay connected to the latest news from