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Stories that are tagged 'VAT rates'




Hungary Rejects IMF Call For Real Estate Tax Reform

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Hungary should introduce a modern real estate tax over the medium term, the International Monetary Fund has said. Read Full Story

 

Russia To Hike VAT Rate To 22 Percent By 2019

by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

To fund future tax cuts for companies, the Russian Ministry of Finance has proposed hiking the headline value-added tax rate. Read Full Story

 

EU Committee Approves Lower EU VAT On E-Books

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-news.com, Brussels

Thursday, May 4, 2017

The European Parliament's Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee has backed proposals to allow EU member states to charge a reduced rate of value-added tax on e-books, to bring their treatment into line with that of printed matter. Read Full Story

 

UK Tax Burden Higher On The Poor Than Rich

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Friday, April 28, 2017

Britain's poorest households pay a greater proportion of their income in taxes than the richest, according to new data from the Office for National Statistics. Read Full Story

 

Irish Revenue Updates Guidance On VAT On Training Services

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The Irish Revenue has updated its guidance on the VAT rules applicable to education and vocational training and retraining services, in Part 05-59 of the VAT Tax and Duty Manual. Read Full Story

 

Aus Labor: Delay GST On Low-Value Imports

by Mary Swire, Tax-news.com, Hong Kong

Monday, April 24, 2017

The Australian Labor Party has called on the Government to delay by one year the imposition of goods and services tax on low-value goods purchased from overseas sellers. Read Full Story

 

German Economic Institutes Call For Tax Cuts

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, April 14, 2017

A group of economic institutes in Germany has said it is high time the Government began reducing the tax burden, which is on an "upward trend." Read Full Story

 

Spain To Cut Cultural VAT

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

The Spanish Government has confirmed that value-added tax on cultural activities will be cut, in an attempt to revive the country's live entertainment industry. Read Full Story

 

Belgium Urged To Undertake Indirect Tax Shift

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Belgium should reduce its high corporate income and labor taxes and eliminate value-added tax concessions, the International Monetary Fund has said in its Article IV report for the country. Read Full Story

 

ECOFIN Discusses EU VAT Reform Proposals

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The EU's Economic and Financial Affairs Council has discussed two new Commission proposals for value-added tax reform. Read Full Story

 

 

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