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Stories that are tagged 'social security'




Alarm After Drop In Irish Revenues, Buoyed Only By VAT

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-news.com, London

Last updated 4 hours ago | 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

 

Russia To Hike VAT Rate To 22 Percent By 2019

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

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

To fund future tax cuts for companies, the Russian Ministry of Finance has proposed hiking the headline value-added tax rate. Read Full Story

 

IMF Calls On Ireland To Expand Tax Base

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-news.com, 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

 

Irish Self-Employed 'Willing To Pay More PRSI'

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-news.com, London

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

A majority of Ireland's self-employed workforce would be willing to pay more Pay Related Social Insurance in return for additional benefits, according to a survey by the Department for Social Protection. Read Full Story

 

Ryanair Seeking French Tax Refund

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, May 1, 2017

Ireland-based budget airline Ryanair is pursuing a EUR15m (USD16.3m) tax refund from the French authorities following a European Court of Justice ruling relating to social security payments for international transport workers. Read Full Story

 

UK Government Declines To Rule Out Future Tax Rate Hikes

by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London

Monday, April 24, 2017

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has declined to confirm that her Government would maintain tax rates should it win the upcoming election. Read Full Story

 

German Institute Calls For Lower Tax Burden

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, April 21, 2017

A new study into the distribution of the tax burden in Germany has found that middle-income taxpayers pay almost half their income in taxes. Read Full Story

 

Schauble Favors Moderate Cut In German Tax

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, April 13, 2017

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble has informed taxpayers to expect moderate tax relief following this year's general election. Read Full Story

 

Romania's E-Tax Portal Usage Surges

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The amount of tax paid using Romania's recently introduced online portal surged in the first quarter of this year, according to the Electronic Payments Association in Romania. Read Full Story

 

Taxes On Labor Continue To Fall, Says OECD Report

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Taxes on labor income for the average worker across Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development nations continued to decrease for the third consecutive year during 2016, dropping to 36 percent of labor costs, according to a new report. Read Full Story

 

 

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