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Stories that are tagged 'Finance'

India Delays Goods And Services Tax

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Last updated 42 hours ago | Monday, January 16, 2017

The Indian Government needs more time to reach a consensus on remaining goods and services tax issues and put in place the necessary frameworks for the regime to succeed, Arun Jaitley, the Finance Minister, has said, pushing forward implementation to July.

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UK Lawmakers Urged To Heed Expert Tax Reform Advice

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Last updated 42 hours ago | Monday, January 16, 2017

UK members of parliament should consult tax experts before scrutinizing finance bills and be "more rigorous" in examining new measures, according to Andrew Tyrie, the Chair of the House of Commons Treasury Committee. Read Full Story


India-Japan Agree New Advance Pricing Agreement

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Last updated 42 hours ago | Monday, January 16, 2017

India has signed a bilateral advance pricing agreement with the Indian subsidiary of a Japanese company, India's Central Board of Direct Taxes has announced. Read Full Story


Ireland Releases VAT Notes On Finance Act 2016

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Last updated 42 hours ago | Monday, January 16, 2017

The Irish tax agency has recently released guidance notes on changes to value-added tax law in the Finance Act 2016. Read Full Story


Dijsselbloem U-Turns On Dutch Corporate Tax

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Friday, January 13, 2017

Just weeks after suggesting that the Dutch corporate tax rate should be reduced, Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem appears to have reversed his position. Read Full Story


British Columbia Increases Property Tax Break

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Thursday, January 12, 2017

The British Columbia Government is to increase the home owner grant threshold to CAD1.6m (USD1.2m), in a bid to "keep property taxes affordable for families." Read Full Story


Panama Seeks Removal From French Tax Blacklist

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Panama is to meet with French authorities next week to negotiate its removal from France's blacklist of non-cooperative territories. Read Full Story


India Constitutes BEPS Committee

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

India's Central Board of Direct Taxes has constituted an expert committee to examine the final base erosion and profit shifting recommendations and to devise a roadmap for implementing the recommendations. Read Full Story


Ghana's New President Pledges Tax Cuts

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Nana Akufo-Addo, the new President of Ghana, announced at his inauguration ceremony that he is planning to improve the environment for business by reducing taxes and simplifying regulations. Read Full Story


Four CIS Nations Agree To Ease Customs Oversight

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Monday, January 9, 2017

With an agreement reached on increased information sharing, the GUAM states – Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, and Moldova – have agreed to ease checks at their borders. Read Full Story




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