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Stories that are tagged 'environment'




Nepal Pushing For Tax Administration Improvements

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

Last updated 30 hours ago | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Nepal is drafting a new single tax code "to implement tax policy improvements and to consolidate and harmonize the main domestic taxes under one piece of legislation," according to the International Monetary Fund. Read Full Story

 

Hong Kong's New CE To Pursue Competitive Tax Regime

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

Last updated 30 hours ago | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

On March 26, Carrie Lam was elected Hong Kong's new chief executive, with a promise that she would pursue a "new tax policy direction" in the territory. Read Full Story

 

Slovakia Urged To Redouble Efforts Against Tax Evasion

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, March 27, 2017

Slovakia should tackle value-added tax and corporate tax evasion, the International Monetary Fund has said. 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

 

Belize Budget Looks To Indirect Taxes To Boost Revenues

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Monday, March 20, 2017

Belize has rejected International Monetary Fund recommendations to raise taxes across the board in favor of more selective reforms that it says will be less punitive to the country's businesses and poorest citizens. Read Full Story

 

MEPs Oppose German Road Toll

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Members of the European Parliament have said that Germany's planned road toll scheme for private cars would breach EU law by discriminating against foreign drivers. Read Full Story

 

OECD Calls On Spain To Expand Value-Added Tax Base

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Spain could make its tax system more efficient by scrapping income tax exemptions and by increasing value-added tax and environmental taxes, a new report from the OECD says. Read Full Story

 

Hungary Needs Growth Friendly Tax Reforms: IMF

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, March 13, 2017

Hungary should improve tax administration and cut back on the number of tax exemptions, the International Monetary Fund has said. Read Full Story

 

More Tax Hikes For UK Taxpayers In 2017 Budget

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Thursday, March 9, 2017

The UK Budget, released on March 9, 2017, featured tax measures to, among other things, hike taxes on self-employed workers, further close avenues for legal avoidance, and defer mandatory digital tax reporting until April 2019. Read Full Story

 

South Africa Guides On Deduction For Energy-Efficiency Improvements

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Thursday, March 2, 2017

The South African Revenue Service has issued an interpretation note on the deduction provided for energy-efficiency savings in Section 12L of the Income Tax Act. Read Full Story

 

 

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