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Stories that are tagged 'individual income tax'

EU Warns Ireland Over Tax Base

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The European Commission has recommended that Ireland broaden its tax base and said that a balanced composition of different tax sources would help improve revenue stability. Read Full Story


Alarm After Drop In Irish Revenues, Buoyed Only By VAT

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Monday, May 22, 2017

Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan has said that Ireland "will not have the overrun in tax receipts" seen over the past two years, but he remains hopeful that the circumstances leading to a drop in Universal Social Charge receipts will "right themselves." Read Full Story


Deadline Nears For Brazilian Tax Debt Repayment Incentive

by Glen Shapiro,, Washington

Monday, May 22, 2017

Brazil has said that taxpayers have until May 31 to join its program for settling tax debts. Read Full Story


Canada Announces Tax Exemption For Military Personnel

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Friday, May 19, 2017

The Canadian Government will exempt the military salaries of Canadian Armed Forces personnel deployed on named international operations from federal income taxes. Read Full Story


Canadian Firms Seeking Supportive Tax Policies

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Canadian business leaders regard protectionist trade sentiments in the US as the biggest challenge to the Canadian economy, according to a survey published by Chartered Professional Accountants Canada. Read Full Story


US Pass-Through Tax Plan 'A Massive Tax Break For High Earners'

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The Urban-Brooking Tax Policy Center has calculated that the 15 percent tax rate for pass-through businesses proposed by the Trump administration could reduce tax revenues by as much as USD2 trillion over the next decade. Read Full Story


Irish Small Firms: Cut Taxes To Compete With UK

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Ireland must overhaul its tax system if it is to compete with the UK post-Brexit, the Small Firms Association has said. Read Full Story


IMF Calls On Ireland To Expand Tax Base

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Monday, May 15, 2017

The IMF has urged Ireland to ensure that it has a broad tax base, particularly in the context of international tax reform and domestic pressures to reform the Universal Social Charge. Read Full Story


New Zealand Opposition Party Would Slash Taxes

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Monday, May 15, 2017

Right-wing New Zealand opposition party ACT has said it would dip into the country's fiscal reserves to cut taxes. Read Full Story


Scotland Open To A 50 Percent Top Income Tax Rate

by Amanda Banks,, London

Friday, May 12, 2017

The Scottish Government is considering increasing the top-tier additional rate of income tax to 50 percent from 45 percent, Finance Minister Derek Mackay has said. Read Full Story




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