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Stories that are tagged 'ministry of finance'




Noonan Provides Update On Irish Voluntary Disclosures

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Last updated 4 hours ago | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan has confirmed that 13 voluntary disclosures relating to offshore matters have been made since the Budget announcement that the regime would change from May 2017. Read Full Story

 

British Columbia Reforms PST, Corporate Tax Rates

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-news.com, Washington

Last updated 28 hours ago | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

British Columbia is to phase out the provincial sales tax on electricity and reduce the small business tax rate. Read Full Story

 

Singapore's 2017 Budget Includes International Tax Changes

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

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Singapore's Finance Minister, Heng Swee Keat, has presented the country's latest budget, which includes proposals for a new safe harbor rule and a preferential intellectual property tax regime. Read Full Story

 

Philippines Revenue To Penalize Banks For Late E-Payments

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

Monday, February 20, 2017

Philippine Department of Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has approved a new revenue regulation, which would make banks, and not taxpayers, liable for late- or non-payment of taxes for electronic payments. Read Full Story

 

Qatar To Introduce GCC Sin Tax

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Friday, February 17, 2017

Qatar is planning to introduce a sin tax on luxury items and products that are "harmful to human health and the environment," in line with the unified agreement among Gulf Cooperation Council member states. Read Full Story

 

South Africa Consults On Diesel Fuel Tax Refund Overhaul

Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Thursday, February 16, 2017

The South African National Treasury has issued a discussion paper on a new diesel tax refund system, reviewing its administration and addressing anomalies related to its qualifying activities and beneficiaries. Read Full Story

 

Australia Consults On Beneficial Ownership Reporting Options

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

Monday, February 13, 2017

The Australian Government has launched a consultation on how to improve transparency surrounding the beneficial ownership of companies. Read Full Story

 

New Record Of US Expats Giving Up Passports, Green Cards

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Friday, February 10, 2017

According to Treasury Department statistics published in the Federal Register, a record 5,411 US taxpayers gave up their passports or their green cards in 2016 – over 26 percent more than the previous record of 4,279 set in 2015. Read Full Story

 

AMCHAM Ireland Backs Govt's Appeal In Apple State Aid Case

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Friday, February 10, 2017

The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland fully supports the Government's decision to appeal the European Commission's decision in the Apple state aid case, its Chief Executive, Mark Redmond, has said. Read Full Story

 

Noonan Updates Parliament On Apple State Aid Case

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Monday, February 6, 2017

Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan has argued that the reaction to the European Commission's decision in the Apple state aid case has "painted an outdated and unfair caricature of Ireland's position on tax that is at odds with the evidence and overlooks our proven track record in recent years." Read Full Story

 

 

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