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Stories that are tagged 'Japan'

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


Trilateral FTA Talks Held In Beijing

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

The 11th round of negotiations for a trilateral free trade agreement between China, Japan, and South Korea was held in Beijing on January 11. Read Full Story


Switzerland Consults On Implementation Of AEOI Agreements

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Thursday, December 29, 2016

The Swiss Federal Department of Finance has launched a consultation on the introduction of the automatic exchange of information in tax matters with a series of other countries. Read Full Story


Japan, EU Put Off FTA Conclusion To 2017

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

The Economic Partnership Agreement trade treaty negotiations between the European Union and Japan, which began back in April 2013, are not now expected to be concluded until sometime in 2017. Read Full Story


Japan Unveils 2017 Tax Breaks

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Monday, December 12, 2016

The Government has approved a draft budget for the 2017 fiscal year, which contains tax break proposals to boost Japan's economic growth, investment, and consumption. Read Full Story


OECD Reports On Tax Trends In Asia

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Friday, December 2, 2016

Southeast Asian countries have recently made advancements towards expanding their tax bases but further effort is needed, says a new report from the OECD. Read Full Story


Switzerland Adopts Ordinance On International AEOI

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Friday, November 25, 2016

Switzerland's Ordinance on the International Automatic Exchange of Information in Tax Matters will enter into force on January 1, 2017. Read Full Story


Trump Confirms US Withdrawal From Trans Pacific Partnership

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump has confirmed that, during his first day in office, he will withdraw the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade treaty. Read Full Story


Japan Urged To Address Spousal Tax Break In Budget

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

In an interim report on tax reforms for next year, the Japanese Government's Tax Commission has suggested that the existing spousal tax deduction should be amended, with the intention of increasing the number of women in employment. Read Full Story


China Pushes Its Pan-Asian Trade Deals With TPP In Doubt

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Monday, November 14, 2016

Given the increased probability that the Trans-Pacific Partnership will not be ratified by the United States, China is pushing its own longer term objective of a Free Trade Area of the Asia Pacific and the more-immediate Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership. Read Full Story




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