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Stories that are tagged 'environment'

EU Expected To Adopt New Fuel Marker To Prevent Fraud

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Last updated 39 hours ago | Monday, July 24, 2017

New chemical markers intended to be used in gas oil (diesel) and kerosene in the EU are more resilient to fraud than the one currently applied, and introducing a new marker might cost less than member states currently lose in tax revenues, a new EU report says. Read Full Story


South Africa Legislates For Budget Tax Changes

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Thursday, July 20, 2017

The South African Revenue Services and the National Treasury on July 19 released for public comment draft legislation that would give effect to the tax proposals announced in the February Budget. Read Full Story


Grenada, Canada Agree To Exchange Tax Information

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Grenada and Canada have signed a tax information exchange agreement. Read Full Story


Singapore Improves Tax Perks For Electric Cars

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Singapore has announced increased tax relief for electric and hybrid car purchases. Read Full Story


Vietnam Urged To Hike Indirect Taxes, Broaden Tax Base

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Vietnam should unify value-added tax rates, increase excise and environmental protection taxes, and introduce a property tax, the International Monetary Fund has said. Read Full Story


Scottish Government Launches Air Departure Tax Consultations

by Amanda Banks,, London

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

The Scottish Government has launched two consultations on plans to replace the UK's Air Passenger Duty with a devolved Air Departure Tax. Read Full Story


Canada Disappointed By Latest US Anti-Dumping Duties

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The Canadian Government has said that it is deeply disappointed by the US Department of Commerce's decision to impose further anti-dumping duties on imports of softwood lumber products. Read Full Story


UK May Lower Air Duty On Northern Ireland Flights

by Amanda Banks,, London

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The UK Conservative Party has agreed to consider reducing the rate of Air Passenger Duty for airports in Northern Ireland after agreeing a coalition government with the Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party party. Read Full Story


MEPs Call For Tougher Anti-Dumping Rules

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

MEPs have backed the European Commission's proposal to introduce tougher anti-dumping rules, but have suggested a number of amendments to the new rules for calculating import duties. Read Full Story


Belize Should Increase Consumption Taxes: IMF

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Monday, June 19, 2017

Belize should increase the General Sales Tax rate to cut its deficit, the International Monetary Fund has said. Read Full Story




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