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Stories that are tagged 'social security'




Irish Leadership Contender Sets Out Tax Cut Plans

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-news.com, London

Last updated 24 hours ago | Monday, March 27, 2017

Fine Gael leadership contender Leo Varadkar has described Ireland's high marginal income tax rate as "a real problem" and said that reforming tax and social insurance could help "attract and retain talented people." Read Full Story

 

Latin America and Caribbean Tax Revenues Rise: OECD

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, March 24, 2017

Tax revenues in Latin America and the Caribbean countries continued to increase in 2015, according to new data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. 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

 

UK U-Turns On National Insurance Levy Hike

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Thursday, March 16, 2017

UK Chancellor Philip Hammond has backtracked on plans to increase National Insurance (social security) contributions for self-employed people. Read Full Story

 

Canadian SMEs Seeking Tax Cuts At Budget

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-news.com, Washington

Thursday, March 16, 2017

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business has called on the Government to reduce the small business tax rate at the upcoming Budget. 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

 

Canada Launches New Online Tax, Benefits Portal

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-news.com, Washington

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Canada has merged two portals that are used by taxpayers to update and manage their tax affairs and benefits online. Read Full Story

 

Germany Posts Record Budget Surplus For 2016

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Germany has posted its largest budget surplus since 1990, with its finances supported by strong tax revenue growth. Read Full Story

 

Pressure Mounting On Governments To Tax Sharing Economy

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Monday, February 27, 2017

PwC said it expects new tax rules for the digital economy to be the next pressing issue for policy makers. Read Full Story

 

Microsoft's Bill Gates Pushes For 'Robot Taxes'

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has thrown weight behind a proposal for a tax on companies who automate the jobs of employees who are subsequently laid off. Read Full Story

 

 

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