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Stories that are tagged 'social security'

Microsoft's Bill Gates Pushes For 'Robot Taxes'

by Mike Godfrey,, 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


Italy Should Pursue Anti-Tax Evasion Measures: OECD

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Friday, February 17, 2017

The OECD has said Italy should limit its fiscal plans to those measures that would not inhibit improved economic growth. Read Full Story


Freelancers Challenges IFS Report On Self Employment Taxes

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The Freelancer and Contractor Services Association has challenged a report that sought to provide evidence of the need to equalize National Insurance (social security) contributions for employed and self-employed persons in the UK. Read Full Story


Republican Group Proposes US Carbon Tax

by Scott Hamilton,, Washington

Monday, February 13, 2017

A new paper that calls for the introduction of a US carbon tax has been released by a group of former Republican administration members and economic advisers and leading business representatives. Read Full Story


IMF Warns Ireland To Be Cautious On USC Reform

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Friday, February 10, 2017

The International Monetary Fund has said Ireland must ensure that it does not shrink its tax base when reining in the Universal Social Charge, which is levied in addition to individual income tax. Read Full Story


ACCI Calls For Tax Cuts In Australian Budget

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has recommended that the Government stick with its plan to cut company tax, and said it should reform some tax benefits. Read Full Story


New Estonian Government Adjusts Fiscal Path

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Estonia's new Government is planning a range of tax reforms aimed at encouraging corporate investment and reducing the tax burden for lower earners, the IMF has said in its Article IV report. Read Full Story


CTF Reviews Canada's New Year Tax Changes

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation has released a report on the impact of the federal and provincial tax changes that will enter into force in the new year. Read Full Story


Sweden Proposes Tax Break For Start-Ups

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Thursday, December 29, 2016

The Swedish Government is to ease tax rules for start-up companies to better enable them to recruit skilled workers. Read Full Story


Poland Withdraws 'Single Tax' Proposal

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Thursday, December 29, 2016

The Polish Government has decided not to proceed with a proposal to restructure the tax regime for self-employed taxpayers. Read Full Story




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