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Stories that are tagged 'stamp duty'

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


Ireland Extends Tax Break For Investors In SMEs

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Thursday, May 18, 2017

The Irish Government is to introduce a new exemption from stamp duty on transfers of shares in Irish companies admitted to the Enterprise Securities Market of the Irish Stock Exchange. Read Full Story


Labour Would Hike Taxes On UK Financial Sector

by Amanda Banks,, London

Monday, May 15, 2017

UK opposition party Labour has said it would increases taxes on financial transactions in the City to raise GBP5bn (USD6.46bn) a year. Read Full Story


Grenada Ends Import Tax Waiver On Older Cars

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Thursday, May 11, 2017

From June 1, 2017, Grenada's Ministry of Finance will no longer consider applications for a waiver of applicable duties and concessions on vehicles that are five years old and over. Read Full Story


Malta Reduces Tax On Intergeneration Family Business Transfers

by Amanda Banks,, London

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Malta has announced a reduction in transfer duties on family businesses passed from one generation to another through an act of donation. Read Full Story


Hong Kong Stamp Duty Move Effective, Says Government

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Monday, April 17, 2017

The tightening of Hong Kong's stamp duty rules to clamp down on tax avoidance involving the acquisition of multiple properties under a single contract has been effective, Secretary for Transport and Housing Anthony Cheung says. Read Full Story


Hong Kong Shuts Down Stamp Duty Loophole

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Hong Kong has legislated to clamp down on stamp duty tax avoidance where multiple properties are purchased under a single contract. Read Full Story


Djibouti Should Rein In Tax Exemptions, Says IMF

by Lorys Charalambous,, Cyprus

Friday, April 7, 2017

Djibouti should broaden its tax base by reducing wide-ranging exemptions and special regimes, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said. Read Full Story


Wales Passes Land Transaction Tax Bill

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

The National Assembly for Wales has passed the Land Transaction Tax Anti-avoidance of Devolved Taxes (Wales) Bill. Read Full Story


HMRC Delays Introduction Of Stamp Duty Filing Changes

by Jason Gorringe,, London

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The UK Government has said it will delay plans to reduce the filing and payment window for stamp duty from 30 days to 14 days following a consultation. Read Full Story




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